Category Archives: Faith

Grip of Despair

When despair wraps its Ugly tentacles around my shoulders. Squeezes, squeezes, then Squeezes some more.       Intense pressure weighs upon my heart. Impending doom draws nigh. Hope dashed—shroud of darkness envelopes. Guard my heart. But, how? Decisions made—I … Continue reading

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Day #300 – Life Aboard a Boat, Part 1

This is a momentous occasion—300 days on the trail, the waterway trail that is! I find this hard to believe unless I look at my journal or calendar and see verification for myself. 300 days, 4848 miles, 16 states + … Continue reading

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Turbulent forecast ahead?

Dark, ominous sky overhead          Warns of rain and inclement weather. Tempest clouds Speak of turbulent forecast. Yet, we are docked safe and secure Naught to worry or fear. Even though outside the Weather is frightful, I … Continue reading

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Breathing in His Grace

All is calm. All is still.                                             Fish jump occasionally. Blue Heron glides overhead. Subtle creek ripples Gently past our … Continue reading

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Come to Me

Come To Me                      Are you weary? Burdened beyond words? Rest is found in Him. In Him alone. Freely, generously without question. I can learn from Him. He is my Teacher; … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home                                                                       … Continue reading

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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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