God’s Promise When the World Falls Apart

I drove my husband’s car yesterday. The radio was on and I’m not sure whose program was on, but it was talking about decisions that are coming before our Congress, and this man’s opinions were scary. Couple that with Beauty Beyond Bones post about what is happening on the streets of New York City, and […]

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Afraid to Speak Up??

I was rolling through Costco with my daughter when one of the employees caught sight of my cart FULL of frozen vegetables. He came away from his post to peek in at the bags and make a comment. I don’t know how it happened that we began to talk about scripture, except perhaps because he […]

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Retraining Post Covid Kids (and Adults)

I was making a bee-line for the end of the aisle in Walmart when I heard my name. I stopped to refocus on the face looking down at me. “Sorry,” I apologized, nodding to the kids behind my cart, “we’re almost finished and I am just focused on the goal.” Our Minnesota governor just recently […]

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Is Your Life Well Frapped?

My husband is a veteran Navy man. Something I have learned about his time in the military is that the Navy has a whole vocabulary unto themselves. They have literally invented new words. Some are not appropriate for anyone to hear, but others are a useful tool to draw attention to concepts that every person […]

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Not a Hint; Burn the Ships

At the time of the Civil War, the North had a naval ship yard in Norfolk, Virginia, which they were dedicated to protecting from the Confederate forces. In 1861, Virginia succeeded to the South, and the Federal forces began to clear their ships out of the ship yard, but they could not evacuate the retired […]

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