Category Archives: Christianity

Growing Up

The past couple of years have brought a great deal of God’s blessing and also a large amount of pressure and trial for Scott, me, and our little family.  Although I can’t think of anything that I would want to … Continue reading

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Why We Should Not Keep Our Burdens To Ourselves

Pain is a great equalizer. To experience the grief, loss, hurt of someone else — whether we are physically present in their pain or not — draws us together and crumbles barriers. Too many times I have distanced myself from … Continue reading

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How I look for God

Several years ago I was working my way through one of Beth Moore’s bible studies. I don’t remember which one, probably The Patriarchs. During one of the video sessions she talked about asking a previous audience what God was currently … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Today marks the first day of Lent, Ash Wednesday. Although this is not a day that I observed for most of my life, it has lately become one of my favorite days in the church year. Perhaps because of the … Continue reading

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Dealing With Unidentifiable Health Issues

I have been dealing with health issues for several years now. I hate to admit that, but it’s true. I’ve prided myself on being a healthy person all my life (that pesky pride thing again). But I can’t honestly claim … Continue reading

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Feeling Afraid

I drafted this post on July 22, 2009 and, for whatever reason, never finished the thought or pressed the publish button. Probably out of fear, ironically. So I’m publishing it now. Exactly as I wrote it. Including the dangling sentence … Continue reading

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I am blessed…

Today marks another year of life. And as I told Jonah this morning, I’m reserving the right to turn 29…again. Of course, he asked if that meant I was turning 29 for the second time and I had to admit … Continue reading

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