MARVELous

I have entered into a new phase of motherhood. My girls have crossed the bridge from kids to tweens, and now we are smack dab in the middle of the teen years- when the unexpected is always to be expected. These days, I am doing everything I can to be the strong mother my teen […]

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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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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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a psalm

I love you Lord, for You are everything to me.  You are my Protector, my Provider, my Life-giver my Song Singer, my Joy, and my Redeemer!   When my head hangs low, you lift it up when I gaze behind, You shine light  in front of me  You mark my path You pick up each […]

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a heart like you

Burn bright in my life Burn away the things I hold tight Give me eyes to see Your kingdom the way You want it to be What can be worth more than You? What do I have I wouldn’t lose If it means You and I look more alike? That’s what I choose I’d give […]

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no servant is greater than his master

I had a profound experience last year during Holy Week. After a day filled with many obstacles, I decided to wash my cares away in the nail salon.  Honestly, I was ‘not fit for human consumption” at that point.  That’s my fancy way of saying I had a bad attitude! When I walked into the salon […]

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when you feel like hiding

sometimes I want to stay inside  and hide behind closed doors  pull the covers up over my head  and not deal with the world anymore  on certain days,  I cannot think  and words have no rhyme or reason I can’t seem to remember anything  and no- I’m not even teasing!!  but it’s when we’re  feeling most useless  […]

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For I know the plans…

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.   Jeremiah 29:11 Recently, I received a message from someone that simply said this- “your words matter.” A great encouragement to me… and a reminder that […]

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