Monthly Archives: August 2011

When my child begins to speak…

I’ve often said that God has taught me much about His great love for me, for all of humanity, by giving me the experience of motherhood. That continues to be the case, even now with Riley, my grandson, my thoughts … Continue reading

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“And who of you by being worried can add a single hour to his life?” (Matthew 6:27)

Now let me just begin right here with a confession. I have spent countless hours with the heaviness of worry wrapped around my shoulders and the burden of weariness lodged in my chest. So I am no stranger to the … Continue reading

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How the heart can hurt…(love the hurting with me this morning in prayer)

So many hurts and heartaches in this old world…sickness, sorrow, misunderstandings, strife, and grief. Love is that pervasive wind-like, unseen, ever moving force that keep us connecting even when we long to let go, to retreat, to give up, to … Continue reading

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Shortest Noah blog ever…

We heard a group singing “My God is a Mountain Mover” on Sunday night and Noah loved the song. I bought a CD with that song on it and he has asked to listen to it every day, especially in … Continue reading

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Only One righteous Judge…

Are you ever glad that God is the Judge instead of a mortal man? I surely am. Though wholly righteous and just, God gives grace out of His eternal wellspring of love. When asked for forgiveness, He grants it. He … Continue reading

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Noah’s first day of first grade…

As Noah and I sat in his bedroom floor reading together yesterday afternoon, I was quite happy to note we have indeed accomplished much of what we set out to at the beginning of Summer. I wanted him to gain … Continue reading

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A better way…(more thoughts on what bogs us down and what brings us up!)

Asking the question, “what is best for me?” is quite a challenging question to pose. Yet, I think there are commonalities to be found in answering this question for all of us. I guess because I’ve made so many blunders … Continue reading

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