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Peace is Conditional

By on December 26, 2016

As I was reading the Christmas Story from Luke 2 this week, the ending of verse 14 jumped out of the pages and into my mind and heart in a brand-new way.  It reads like this. “Glory to God in

S.O.A.P.ing

By on October 27, 2016

Planting God’s Word Deep Within Here is a method you can employ to get personal direction from God Himself.  If you meet with Him every day for a short time the Holy Spirit will give you “nuggets” meant just for

A Train Ride to Remember

By on October 26, 2016

  The last train ride I had taken was when I was 16 years old, so although I was somewhat excited to ride a train again, years of only flying to destinations had spoiled me.  Like a presumptive senior citizen, I

Thorns, Thistles, Pain, Death and a Promised Gift!

By on July 29, 2015

  Every time we fight with weeds and thistles in our garden, we can think of our own disobedience. And every time we experience pain or attend a funeral and suffer heartache from the loss of a loved one – we

Grateful Reflections

By on March 13, 2015

I glance at my dear husband reading his Bible as we sit comfortably in our cozy living room. The peaceful ambiance is compliments of soft praise music, flickering fireplace flames and the Holy Spirit. What brought us to this place? Certainly the season

I want Bloody Toes

By on October 20, 2014

Information… If you take the Word of God into your head and spout it out to others, but you don’t take it any further, that’s called information. The Pharisees were truly remarkable when it came to information, intellectually amassing all

Life After Betrayal ~ Part 2

By on October 14, 2014

…The dreaded day came when I knew I had to break my silence during group therapy if I ever wanted to be released. As I waited for my turn, only half listening to the group’s conversations, I reflected over my

Life After Betrayal ~ Part 1

By on October 14, 2014

Life After Betrayal ~ Part 1 A story of God’s amazing grace and forgiveness “I’m going to have to take your razor,” the nurse said as she was going through my personal toiletry bag. Hearing the bewilderment in my voice

Playing Church

By on August 24, 2014

As a child, I with my two friends (who were sisters) liked to play house, play store, and even play church. Now we had an incredible advantage when we wanted to play church because our little church was only a

What Spills Over When You’re Bumped…Is What You Are Filled With!

By on July 10, 2014

Years ago while at a Women’s Retreat for my church, I wrote down this phrase inside my Bible, “What spills over when you’re bumped, is what you’re filled with.” Unfortunately I do not remember the speaker’s name – or the