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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glory gazin’

we’re glory gazin’ chowing down on Chick-fil-a the sky- our dessert!  Having two teenage daughters is… interesting.  I never quite know what to expect.  One minute they are screaming at each other, the next minute they are hysterically laughing together.  It is an adventure, for sure! The other day, I picked the girls up early […]

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When the sun rises, so do I

colors blaze across the sky- when the sun rises, so do i a fresh new day  another try when the sun rises  so do i ocean crashes seagulls fly  when the sun rises so do i I climb the stairs with a pensive sigh when the sun rises so do i This past weekend we […]

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a little closer to home

I’ve wandered near and far in search of you looked high and low for a perfect view when all the while all I had to do was look a little closer to home  When my husband has the whole weekend off, I love for us to do things together.  He is a meticulous planner, and […]

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The Secret

I remember years ago, when I first started taking piano lessons, how frustrated I would get.  I had been picking out chords and melodies by ear for several years before I actually began taking lessons.  It was so hard for me to train myself to follow all the new “rules” my piano teacher gave me. […]

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Your constant love is better than life itself…Psalm 63

O God, you are my God,     and I long for you. My whole being desires you;     like a dry, worn-out, and waterless land,     my soul is thirsty for you. Let me see you in the sanctuary;     let me see how mighty and glorious you are.  Your constant love is better than life itself,     and so […]

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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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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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before the sun sets

Before the sun sets  waiting for the afterglow  watching for nightfall  mountains like oceans  undulating clouds like waves  a twilight delight  playing hide and seek  sunlight slips behind slivers  of silver lined clouds  50 shades of blue  the Blue Ridge Mountains aglow  sun sings her swan song  not a single sound  not a plane nor […]

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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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