growth

Usually I file and clip  and hear the choppy  snip snip snip…  but now they’ve grown  and I can’t stop staring  ’cause it looks like press-on nails  I’m wearing  I have let my nails grow and they are reaching enormous lengths!  It’s not something I normally do, because when I play piano they break easily…but […]

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He is Risen!

He is risen indeed! I know Easter was a whole week ago- but I can’t NOT share with you what happened on Easter Sunday… After several years of talking to my daughters about being baptized, they finally took the “plunge”! And what could make that even more special?! I got to baptize my daughters! It […]

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this only do I seek

It might sound a little strange, but I think a lot about heaven and what it will be like. I can’t even wrap my mind around it, but I know the joy I experience when I spend time in His presence… and to experience joy like that for eternity- well, that’s going to be nothing short of AMAZING!! But you know what else I’ve been thinking about? How desperately I want EVERYONE I know to experience that same joy.

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in sickness and in health

I woke up this past Sunday and I didn’t have much of a voice. But after leading worship for over 9 years now, I have learned to let go of any anxious thoughts about my own “performance”, and watch Him work! As I prayed that morning, I heard Him impress these thoughts on my heart- […]

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Only Jesus

It has been bitterly cold lately. How cold is it? So cold, that my semi-damp hair freezes in chunks when I walk the dogs! So cold, that I think I have gotten a little bitter myself. I really despise that about me. I see how easy it is for me come up with excuses for […]

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I Wonder as I Wander

1. I wonder as I wander out under the sky, How Jesus the Savior did come for to die. For poor on’ry people like you and like I… I wonder as I wander out under the sky. 2. When Mary birthed Jesus ’twas in a cow’s stall, With wise men and farmers and shepherds and […]

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Anticipation

For a moment, I thought the zombie apocalypse might have come. I had just returned home from running  a few errands, and the girls were no where to be found.  When I was out shopping, I had called both girls on their cell phones, and also tried texting them.  It was very strange for neither […]

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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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Help Us Accept Each Other (a hymn remake)

If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all […]

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