One Little Light

Have you ever been in a room filled with no light whatsoever?  It is hard to imagine how black the depth of utter darkness can be, until you experience it. Yet what is just as amazing to see is how it only takes one tiny spark of light to penetrate through that darkness. Just one…

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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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NOW is a Good Time to Tell the Story!

Have you ever wondered how the story of your life impacts others? Most days we probably don’t even give the story of our life another thought. Typically we wake up, live out the routines of our day, never even considering how the unique details of our life’s story can affect others. However there are those…

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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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His Eyes are Upon Us All!

It’s the first week of March and already the birds are playing and singing outside on the porch . As I was taking a walk down the street the sound of happy chirps filled the trees around me. It’s amazing how something so simple can become such a treasured reminder that our God is still…

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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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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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Seeing the Gifts of Christmas

Gifts of Christmas

Sitting here staring out the window, that stack of Christmas cards in front of me is now the furthest thing from my mind… I find myself distracted by the morning light that’s just beginning to peek through the windows. It looks like the birds are waking up too. I can see that there’s a little…

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A Disappointing Sunrise—A Hope Filled Sunset!

Oh no! What was that noise? Without moving, or even peeking out from under the covers, I knew what that noise was: it was rain. My heart sank! Yesterday’s weather forecast sure was wrong. Today was suppose to be sunny and warm, yet the sound of pelting rain immediately contradicted that prediction. My first thought…

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The Heart Strings of Two Women

Every now and then a moment in time occurs that changes your life and your heart forever, this was one of those times! Even though this moment happened years ago, it still pops back up in my memory from time to time, especially when I am seeing things happening around me that seem to be…

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