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Ditch the Mask and Desire the Real

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Life can throw some nasty curve balls.  Medical diagnoses, family hurts, wayward children, financial setbacks, betrayal, and loss of hope are just a few of the struggles that invade our real lives.  Perhaps a life changing battle has invaded your…

Trust

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When I was little, my bedroom window faced the street in front of my house.  We lived in a court and my dad always parked his little red Toyota Corolla along the curb. When people ask about my earliest memory,…

Fear Not! What Great Joy!

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Recently my soon to be two year old grandson has noticed the dark, the empty bedroom, the fact that he has been sleeping alone!  Tears and wailing have erupted night after night after night when bedtime comes.  He has announced…

Painful Joy

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14 hours. The average labor time for first time mothers is about 14 hours! I remember when I was about 14 watching “A Baby Story” on TLC, and hearing the screams of mothers during delivery. It was around that age…

Faith the Size of a Mustard Seed

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Faith the Size of a Mustard Seed “You don’t have enough faith,” Jesus told them. “I tell you the truth, if you had faith even as small as a mustard seed, you could say to this mountain, ‘Move from here…

How we Love

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The more I think about God, Heaven, and what it truly means to be a follower, the more I fall short, and come up completely empty. Maybe I’ve exhausted the possibility of searching for what it truly means, or maybe…

Remembering the Reason

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I was reading a blog today, and the whole essence was based on Christmas “to-dos”. The list of the to-dos was endless, almost. There were lists of lists. It reminded me of how crazy we all can get during the…

Miracle Red Cowboy Boots

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Miracle Red Cowboy Boots When the Lord first moved our family to Dallas, we lived on my husband’s military pension while he looked for the job that would launch his second career. We were so blessed to have the resources…

The Seasonal Believer

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I can not say that we have all been there, but I am sure we have all had our own doubts. Times where we felt like Jacob wrestling with God. Times when we could not justify suffering as it causes…

The Excuse of Fear

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Back in January 2016, I received unexpected news. I found out that I had a herniated disc, two bulging discs and a series of other problems with my back. Only two months prior, I had run my first half marathon….