Dreams · Healing · Lessons · Love · strength

A Love that Never Fails

As a little girl and young woman I use to dream a lot.  Most nights I would wake from a dream attempting to scream or scared out of my mind because of what I had experienced in the dream.  Some nights I would stay up just so I would not have to dream.  I know now where… Continue reading A Love that Never Fails

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I will fight

Today I will fight. I will fight fatigue. I will fight boredom. I will fight apathy. I will fight complacency and procrastination. I will fight against the fiery arrows of the wicked one that threatens my faith in the redeemer. I will fight the urge to quit, give in and give up. I will fight for my family, for… Continue reading I will fight

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Pocket Worthy

I wrote this in 2013 after a family vacation to one of our favorite beaches.  It was a vacation filled with time for our family to reconnect with each other and spend some time reveling in what God made with just his hand.  It was a time of reflection and a time of pondering the… Continue reading Pocket Worthy

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Is your water green or blue?

On the third trip to the pool store hearing the same question for the third time, “Is your water green or blue”  Is it cloudy or clear”? I was a bit miffed.  Actually, miffed would be an understatement for how I felt at that moment.  I had taken in sample after sample of water for testing and… Continue reading Is your water green or blue?

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Looking back to look ahead

A dear friend made me a cross stitch saying and had it framed and sent to me a number of years ago.  She did it at a time when I was struggling to move out of a deep well of grief and despair I had found myself in after a particularly hard season in life.  I… Continue reading Looking back to look ahead

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In Family We…

In Family we… Love Grow Gather Serve Love = Unconditionally Forgive quickly Encourage one another Grow = Study God’s word Pray without ceasing Build each other up Gather = Within our church Into small groups Provide mentoring / be mentored For family events Serve = Within our community Within our church Each other & family… Continue reading In Family We…

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Missed by six

I watched as my oldest daughter took it upon herself to apply makeup and curl my youngest daughter’s hair.  Today was a big day in her life. She has spent the past year studying, memorizing and writing to this culmination of testing, interviewing and receiving.  Today my youngest completes a season of growth and change. … Continue reading Missed by six