In My Garden

Today is suppose to be a hot one! The weather forecast is calling for an air quality alert and a high of 93. Yet this morning, there’s no sign of what is going to happen later today. Right now it is 62 and there is a cool, crispness in the air. Stepping off the back…

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Missing the Mountains of Tennessee

It was Monday morning leading up to Easter, the year was 2018.  I could see God’s creation coming to life all around me, yet on this particular morning my heart was trying to juggle the emotions that were welling up inside. I was overflowing with gratitude at the beauty of the little world in which…

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My Father’s World

It has been a while since my fingers touched my keyboard, but today there is too much beauty surrounding me to do anything else. My heart is overflowing! A very real and sweet presence has settled here in this place; here in “My Father’s World.” Right now, in the midst of this little flower garden,…

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A Prayer of Surrender

Looking over in the upper right hand corner of my journal I noticed a phrase I had scribbled down a few months ago, “Begin each day with a prayer of surrender.” I first heard these words in a Women’s Bible study and they were so impactful I wanted to make sure I didn’t forget them.…

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Relax and Breathe

Good Morning Ladies:  I hope you are enjoying the little signs of Autumn that are beginning to peek through. While I may not be putting out a full fledge blog, my heart can’t seem to let go. You are continually on my mind and in my prayers. So instead of a blog, I thought why…

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Let Go of Those Hats!

As women, you and I wear many different hats. Have you ever stopped and counted just how many hats are on your head?  They have a way of becoming such a part of us that its hard to take them off; its hard to let go of those hats.   Maybe its because those hats…

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Once Loved: Forever Faithful

Once upon a time… As soon as you saw those words, did you wonder where this story was going? Most of us do! And it’s probably because those four little words, “Once Upon a Time,” have become a classic storyline opener. The moment we hear them up on the big screen, or see them written…

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The Gift was Quiet!

Standing up for myself has never come natural to me. It’s funny, because, I consider myself a strong person and certainly one with strong convictions. And, as quickly as I can jump right in on behalf of those in need, or even exhaust myself toward a cause in which my heart believes, I struggle with…

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Script for Today—Hope for Tomorrow!

Have you ever noticed how milestone events have a way of making us stop and take a closer look at where we are in our life? Weddings, funerals, births, and graduations, they often cause us to re-evaluate where we are and even where we have been. We reflect on the past, but at the same…

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