Category Archives: God

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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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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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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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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