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Face of the Father

Over the long weekend my family decided to drive up and see other family in a nearby town. While there we grilled out, walked the shore of the lake and decided to drive a little further out and hike the gloss mountains. My husband and I grew up in the small town and surrounding countryside.… Continue reading Face of the Father

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Forward Never Back

FORWARD. Arrows are released to fly forward toward the bullseye. Runners advance to the finish line forward. The battle of an army is won advancing forward toward the enemy. The waves of the sea change the shore by breaking forward onto the sand. We even spring forward from a long winter. Nothing is usually gained… Continue reading Forward Never Back

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Anticipation

ANTICIPATE. Anticipation. To Anticipate. Looking forward to. A joyful longing for. Hopeful expectation. Waiting with baited…baded…bated (pick one) breath. These are just a few phrases used to describe the one word that to me implies a future moment of something good, profound or exciting. What one does not anticipate are delays, denials, being sidelined, talked… Continue reading Anticipation

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A fresh wind

FRESH. Fresh is a word associated with many good things. Fresh fallen snow. The smell of fresh rain. Fresh baked bread. Fresh coffee. Clothes fresh from the dryer just to name a few. What happens when over time what once was fresh, new and exciting becomes stale and commonplace? Boring even. How do you make… Continue reading A fresh wind

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Best laid plans

What do you do when seemingly everything planned does not go according to said plan? Do you lay on the floor with a pint of double chocolate and lament your most unfortunate circumstance? Or are you the square your shoulders and meet the new challenge head on kind of person? Perhaps you are a combo… Continue reading Best laid plans

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A Beautiful Life

I have a pillow on my bed that reads “Life is Beautiful”. I bought it as a reminder to appreciate the life I have and also to consider even the most difficult parts beautiful. This morning as I made my bed after a fitful nights sleep I contemplated the saying and wondered aloud if I have indeed found life to be beautiful. I came to this conclusion.

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The Light in the Darkness

Ink black sky, sliver of a moon shining bright. Lone star twinkling in the night there in the darkness, tethered to the slip of illumination coming from the crescent shaped moon. Smallness in shape yet hopeful, breaking through the suffocating blackness. A lifeline. A position to take hold of; focus on, steady ones course by.… Continue reading The Light in the Darkness

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Somewhere in Between

We are all somewhere in between something. A beginning and the end. New and old, Life and death. Some time ago I found myself in this place of somewhere in between. My heart and my life had went through a series of difficulties, a couple of heart wrenching losses of loved ones, some markedly painful… Continue reading Somewhere in Between

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The Story of Love

A Promise: For the peace we can have, to save us from ourselves, to restore better than before, to always be there, to bring good from the bad & bring glory to HIM. A Covenant: From the savior that IS, WAS and will ALWAYS be. A Love: Poured out on all people. Redemption Plan: Given… Continue reading The Story of Love

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Radical Love

My husband and I began another small group class on marriage.  This is one of many classes, seminars and breakaways we have done since 2012 when we began our ministry to couples and families.  Our hope in doing this is to give them tools we did not have in order to have a Christ centered… Continue reading Radical Love