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Expecting answers

“Listen to my cry for help, my King and my God; for to you I pray. In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation” — Psalm … Continue reading

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Are you in over your head?

“Save me, O God, for the waters have come up to my neck. I sink in the miry depths, where there is no foothold. I have come into the deep waters; the floods engulf me. I am worn out calling … Continue reading

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Be a friend of silence

“I always begin my prayer in silence, for it is in the silence of the heart that God speaks. God is the friend of silence — we need to listen to God because it’s not what we say but what … Continue reading

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Trust – Search – and Expect blessings

The challenge continually before you is to trust Me and search for My way through each day. Do not blindly follow your habitual route, or you will miss what I have prepared for you — Jesus Calling, by Sarah Young. … Continue reading

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Good intentions

I really had the best of intentions when I set out to exercise. But the phone rang, not once but two times. I didn’t want to be rude, so I answered the phone — both times. I heard rustling in … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to my Son

It’s hard to believe my “baby” boy is 33 years old today! It seems like just yesterday when he began to eat solid food, say his first words and took those first unsteady steps. I distinctly remember when he was … Continue reading

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Are you ready for Christmas?

Only two more days before Christmas. Just two more sleeps before the big day. Reality check time again. Am I calmer — more rested? Am I ready to properly celebrate the birth of the Christ-child? His birth is a big … Continue reading

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Devoted to Prayer

Just five days before Christmas and I need to do an emotional and physical check. To be perfectly honest, I’d have to say not so good. My emotions are all over the place between elated and depressed. I’m totally elated … Continue reading

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The longest 4 hours

The last words I heard from my husband via cell phone: “We’re just trying to survive!” Time: 1:01 a.m. on Monday. After that, I waited. And waited. It would be the longest four hours of my life before I’d hear … Continue reading

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“SOLD” sign

RE:      SOLD SIGN How do I spell relief? Seeing a “Sold” sign in front of my mother-in-law’s house where she has lived for over 40 years. It’s a type of bittersweet feeling. On one hand, she’s leaving the known, the … Continue reading

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