i sing

  It was just another ordinary day. I got dressed and slipped a special necklace over my blouse.  It is a silver chain with an old silver spoon pendant with the words “I Sing Because I’m Free” embossed on it.  My mom had it made for me for Christmas a few years back.  It’s the […]

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when things need mending

I have a favorite pair of shoes. They are nothing special.  In fact, one of the reasons I love them is because they reminded me of a pair of shoes a friend of mine had in high school a few…umm 20 something years ago.  They are a simple pair of Mary Jane black flats, made out […]

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The “LBD”

The little black dress- How could I have known? All the times He’d used it to make Himself known! The LBD I think it’s time to keep bringing it out of this closet of mine! Mondays are usually days I use to “TCB”- take care of business… to do all the things that went un-done […]

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being “present”

The moment I seek and desire His presence- I find He is near Seek the LORD while he may be found; call on him while he is near.  Isaiah 55:6 Twilight is my favorite time of day.  It is a time of two-fold expectation for me- expecting to see something beautiful in the sky, and […]

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counting the cost

In search of solitude I walk  and to myself I softly I talk the talking soon becomes a song and then I hum it all day long! I was compelled the other day to stop and walk on the trail.  There was a green glow about the trees, and the birds serenaded me as I […]

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holding on

My girls aren’t little anymore. Overnight, it seems like the playroom has become a museum- frozen back in a time when the girls pretend played for hours on end with their Barbie dolls.  Doll clothing and toy pieces still litter the floor. There’s a part of me that wants the playroom to stay that way […]

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trust me

It was an unusual evening. I happened to be all alone, and usually I relish those quiet times, but on this particular day, I needed to get out of the house.  I was in a dog fight, wrestling with my own thoughts… So I decided to make it a “date”- me and God. I got into […]

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Built for a King

He is working- moving and shaping changing and growing cultivating, crafting He’s transforming You  into something magnificent a beautiful building- something He sees worthy of Living in… “Imagine yourself as a living house. God comes in to rebuild that house. At first, perhaps, you can understand what He is doing. He is getting the drains right […]

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take the leap

This is Jack… He’s our newest rescue dog, and it has been a joy watching him come out of his “shell”. Here’s his older brother, Remy- They had a little bit of a love/hate relationship in the beginning, but thankfully they are good buds now!   It’s amazing how God uses these little furry guys […]

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Lean in ’17

I’m gettin’ lean in ’17 a lean that’s all encompassing  I wanna be all I can be  and represent my Lord and King  through ALL things, help me to SING It’s on Him I’m gonna LEAN!  I have just recently begun watching the show “This is Us” on NBC.  I’m a little bit behind the ball, […]

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