born to fly

You can’t keep a butterfly  down born to fly-  won’t stay  on the ground  flitting and floating  you’d think it was gloating that her post-cocoon freedom  was found!  “Oh, that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at rest”-  Psalm 55:6 My girls went back to school this past week. […]

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just because

don’t need a reason don’t need a holiday don’t need a million dollars  or a firework display don’t need much  but one thing is true  it’s the little things  that make me love you  My hubby and I have never been big gift-givers.  He has surprised me with the occasional big gift for my birthday […]

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I almost missed it

lost in wonder we sat under  a tree- pensively waiting thoughtfully gazing  we were both praising  the Lord- and anticipating the silent display  a heavenly array  we beheld a glorious sight  while the world kept on spinning  the two of us grinning-   we watched Him turn day into night  One evening last week, I […]

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dream a little dream

  I woke up the other morning with JOY just flowing through my veins!  I mean, I was so excited, I couldn’t contain it!  I had the most amazing dream- it was one of those dreams that was so real, it was being in a movie!  I literally sat up in my bed and cheered- […]

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seasons in between

I walked to the beat  of falling leaves    beneath my feet  leaves thick as thieves I watched the foliage  drift and sway  on this breezy, balmy autumn day  I wanted to hit the pause button again this morning. This is my favorite time of year… that time when we are still full with Thanksgiving JOY […]

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contentment

I took my youngest daughter to the bus stop one recent chilly fall morning, and as I pulled around the corner-  I saw a rose colored sunrise in the sky, dew drops glistened on amber colored tree leaves, and lots and lots of kids. Happy children ran back and forth across the quiet street, playing […]

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what’s consuming you?

For our God is a consuming fire.   Hebrews 12:29 I can become consumed with so many things… What am I gonna make for dinner?!  Do my girls have clean clothes?   Did I remember to get those snacks from the store for their lunch?  What am I gonna wear today?  What doesn’t make me […]

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embrace the pace

embrace the pace  ain’t got time to be busy! here on the water  the living is easy  no agenda to follow  no schedule to keep  we don’t need no alarm  just let me sleep! embrace the pace  ain’t got time to be busy! here on the water- the living is easy        

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Restoration

And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.    1 Peter 5:10 We were in search of some old wood to use to build a decorative wall for the stage […]

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the fog lifted…

perspective changes  when the fog lifts- we see what  was there all along Speaking of fog…over the summer I got to “view” this gorgeous place-  Swannanoa Palace … and it just so happened to be under a heavy blanket of fog that day- adding to the mysterious but still lovely atmosphere.  I had the joy of […]

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