Category Archives: Faith

He sees all

God sees a lonely, breaking heart So, He sends rays of sunshine to warm a soul An unexpected smile from a stranger Manatee swims beneath the boat  God sees a lonely, breaking heart So, He delivers frolicking dolphins Comfort words … Continue reading

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I’m Back !!!

Greetings & Salutations! Been so long busy preparing and traveling on our year-long Great Loop journey that I am sorry I’ve neglected this blog. In the interim, I hope you’ll find, read, comment on our blog link at www.TravelsOfSanctuary.com. Our … Continue reading

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Ready for Adventure?

Today is day #28 of the Great Loop adventure. And, yes it truly has been an adventure. We’ve seen landscapes, waterways, and sunrises not seen before. Met new Looper people we would never have crossed passed with in our regular, … Continue reading

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How satisfied are you?

“The first hour of waking is the rudder that guides the whole day,” Henry W. Beecher.     How do you roll in the morning? My morning usually rolls rather slowly. It takes me a bit to get my bearings and move … Continue reading

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Pot of Gold

Recently I had the opportunity to sit at a book signing table with another talented writer, Kerry McAvoy and a dear friend, Vicki. Just like in past signings, I am amazed at the similarity of people who cross our paths … Continue reading

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Where is your gaze fixed?

Instead of trying to “fix” yourself, fix your gaze on Me, the Lover of your soul. Rather than using your energy to judge yourself, redirect it to praising Me. Remember that I see you clothed in My righteousness, radiant in … Continue reading

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Teachable Spirit

‘Seek My face with a teachable spirit. Come into My presence with thanksgiving, desiring to be transformed’—Jesus Calling. Sarah Young mentions further, “I want you to be all Mine … I gave everything for you … hold back nothing from … Continue reading

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Birthing a “baby”

I’ve heard it said that writing and releasing a book is somewhat akin to birthing a baby. Now that I’m on the other side of that equation, I agree.   Life is: Good, Fragile, Precious just released to the public this … Continue reading

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Publishing and Waiting …

Even though circumstances do not seem to be going right, fair—always remember God still steers the boat. Relationships fail, money’s tight, child spills his milk, toilet overflows, ideal college seems elusive, death separates, divorce/abuse divides—though your dream lingers, “wait for … Continue reading

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Galley proofs in!

“Though is tarries, wait for it.” (Habakkuk 2:3) A few days ago, I received my first galley proofs of my book and cover. Lauren, Publishing Services Associate, exclaimed “Congratulations!” True, I am very excited to be moved to the next … Continue reading

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