Windows

Separate  inside from out  behind curtains  we peek out   illumination  cannot hide the life that carries on  inside  I have been thinking a lot about windows. I have always loved glancing into windows of the homes we pass by when we drive through neighborhoods. Shakespeare said it best- “Eyes are the windows to your soul”. […]

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something to look forward to

What do you have to look forward to? For some people, it’s a big vacation coming up- or maybe a party.  Someone’s graduation?  A big work event?  The birth of a new baby? I have this thing where I need something to look forward to something to be excited about!  If I don’t have that […]

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hands

Do you ever wonder  if God has hands? And how He formed the face of this beautiful land? How He carved the mountains and the valley below? Did He hand-pick every green thing and tell them all to grow? Do you ever wonder? Do you ever wonder if God has hands? Let the favor of the […]

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hurry up and wait

hurry up and  wait-  what’s the rush?  lay down a while  and feel the lush  fresh dewy grass  beneath my feet  a  morning’s walk  nearly complete perched under a kelly-green foliage canopy that’s where you’ll  be finding me!  I remain confident of this:     I will see the goodness of the Lord     in the land of […]

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he who began a good work in you…

I am excited to share with you something awesome that happened to me recently! After taking ministry prep classes for over 8 years, this past Friday I was ordained as an elder in the Church of the Nazarene!  Aside from my wedding day and the birth of my two daughters, it was absolutely the most […]

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want a treat?

Like every other morning, I heard the whimper of a lonely dog at my bedroom door.  One dog sleeps in my younger daughter’s room (Jack thinks it’s actually HIS bedroom!) and the other sleeps in the hallway- on guard, protecting his sleeping family.  But around 5:30am, Remy will put his nose right up to the […]

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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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remember the “green lights”

I began dating my husband when I was 17 years old.  We worked together at a movie rental place inside of a grocery store for about a year before he asked me out on our first date. My parents had recently separated and I was a little bit jaded about the whole idea of  marriage, […]

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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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Brick by Brick

What do you think of me? Wonder what do you see? When I open up and let you in. Fearing what you might say. Afraid you’ll run away If I open up and let you in So brick by brick I build up walls Till I cannot see at all Take those walls and tear […]

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