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Happy St. Paddy’s Birthday to my Daughter!

Who knew that over 30 years ago my husband and I would be blessed with such joy? Joy came in the form of the birth of our first (and only) daughter, Amanda Sue. Until the birth of a child infuses … Continue reading

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How’s the Weather?

My friend posted a comment on Facebook, “What a beautiful day! Praise God from whom all blessings flow … God’s beauty is apparent in all weather conditions.” While some may complain about the cold and ice, she chooses to be … Continue reading

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Beautiful people

“Sometimes people are beautiful. Not in looks. Not in what they say. Just in what they are”—Markus Zusak. Today’s society relies so much on exterior beauty as a compass for determining worth and physical attractiveness. Size matters. Fitting into a … Continue reading

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The Transformation Project

This year, our local Word Weavers writers group embarked upon a mission of compiling an anthology book. The theme would be “Transformation.” For some odd reason, the idea didn’t excite me—at least not at first.     Most of the … Continue reading

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Thoughts after the Boston Marathon bombings

How do we make sense of hate crimes such as the Boston bombings this week? Crimes that maim and even kill innocent people and alter lives forever? My finite mind will never reason it out. There is no justification for … Continue reading

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Who do you think of first?

“Do not think first of the desires of your heart, but think first of delighting yourself in your God! If you have accepted Him as your Lord, He is yours, so delight in Him & then He will give you … Continue reading

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How do I love thee?

Let me count the ways … Toy trains hidden beneath the chair Smudges on the glass Whispers in my ear, “Nana, time to get up!” Boat rides Wagon rides and playground dates Bibs, blocks & bubbles Picture books and color … Continue reading

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Fashion Tip for the Day

“I delight greatly in the Lord; my soul rejoices in my God. For he has clothed me with garments of salvation and arrayed me in a robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom adorns his head like a priest, and as … Continue reading

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Trouble with anger issues?

Last evening in our writer’s group, we discussed many things. One issue that continued to pop up involved emotions in the media and in people groups in general. It seemed to us that many people harbored anger. Some were angry … Continue reading

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Give thanks

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge” — Psalm 19:1–2.     We’ve been having some crazy weather here … Continue reading

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