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Seeking God… Even in the Silence

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Have you ever felt like you’re disconnected from God, like maybe He’s forgotten you?  If I’m being totally honest, I have been wading my way through a bit of a spiritual dry spell right now.  I’m feeling a bit lost…

Clinging to Jesus

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We took the family to visit Niagara Falls recently. I felt the earth shudder beneath my feet as we stood gazing down at the Horseshoe Falls. The rushing water thundered past us as it plummeted to the river below. I…

Childlike Faith

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I was walking through the house, intent on tasks I had ahead of me to prepare for the unfortunate funeral we had coming up in a few days’ time. I walked past the couch when my 5-year-old son looked up…

Being uncomfortable in our faith

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I was wonderfully invited to join a Mom’s group at my friend’s church. I’ve been having headaches the past few days and Ellie’s is still recovering from her sickness and Ro reminded me that he was deep in the “terrible two…

Replacing Grumbling With Gratitude

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Over the past few years, I have been trying to grumble and complain less. It’s a dreadful habit. I know it is wrong to do these things, and it doesn’t set a good example. Sometimes things frustrate me, so I…

Into His Unknown

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Change… sometimes we love it and sometimes we don’t.  Often times, change is necessary to propel us forward into what God has purposed for our lives.  We know He has something great ahead for us, but the change required to…

Life’s Changing Roles

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I am at the age where my parents are aging and quite frankly dying.  September 24, 2018, marks the 7th anniversary of my Dad’s passing from this realm into the eternal realm.  That journey was very difficult to walk out…

Pray for my faith

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My husband has been out for over a week and he took my laptop. I know it’s a terrible excuse to say I’m not writing my book but the truth is that I had written one of my characters as…

Thankful, Grateful, and Blessed??

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Today I was folding clothes and I was eyeing my newly rearranged mantle. In the spirit of full disclosure its only newly rearranged because I may have just taken my Easter decorations down….may have. A few months back I hit…

Ordinary Worship

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I don’t know about you, but my life is pretty ordinary. Every day has its repetitive routine that rarely deviates from predictability. Making beds, feeding children, laundry, cleaning, running errands–its all a day-in, day-out recurrence that I do basically on…

Living Faith

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I recently read Living Your Faith by Elizabeth George and it got me thinking about family worship in a new way. Recently there has been a great call for Bible literacy in the church. Because of this there are a…