Overflow: Because He has Blessed Us

Because the Lord our God has blessed us. Deuteronomy 12:7 I have always delighted in a weekend get-away that includes road trips, eating out, laughing with friends, singing with a bunch of saints, and bible study. I’ve been graced with many opportunities to engage in and enjoy wonderful times like this. I usually return home […]

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I’ve Always Loved You the Best

One of the best compliments a parent can receive is when all of their children think they are “the favorite.” When we raised our kids, it was definitely no easy task to send that signal to each of them. In fact, I’m pretty sure we didn’t always do it well. And let’s face it, most […]

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His Mercy is More and Ours Should be Too

Speak and act as those who are going to be judged by the law that gives freedom, because judgment without mercy will be shown to anyone who has not been merciful. Mercy triumphs over judgment. James 2 I have been the one! The one who interrupted the scene with judgmental thoughts. When I have encountered […]

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My Hope: An Answer, not an Argument

My heart is leaning on the Word, the written Word of God. Salvation by my Savior’s name, salvation through His blood. I need no other argument, I need no other plea; It is enough that Jesus died, and that He died for me. My faith looks up … and in … and beyond. Faith provides […]

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THE One Thing: Gaze on the Lord

While I was conversing with friends recently, I mentioned to them some of the thoughts that had been rolling around in my head/heart. One of them laughed at the intensity and layers of the subject, and then acknowledged that it gave her something to ponder since most days she merely had marbles rolling around inside […]

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The Myth of Wisdom and Aging

  “With age comes wisdom, but sometimes age comes alone.”   I agree with Oscar Wilde. I don’t think experience always gives us more wisdom. It just give us more experience. 🙂 In defending himself to his friends, Job said “Wisdom is found with the elderly, and understanding comes with long life.” At first reading […]

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Say When : WHEN!

Recently, my mind has been in a million directions (even more than usual) with thoughts about a woman’s place/role/voice in society and in the church. Those who have been around longer than I have may tell a different story, but I believe that we find ourselves in an unprecedented time in regard to women – […]

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