Because I Will Always Be Their Mother

Mother’s Day is a day that evokes a lot of emotion for me.  I grew up down south.  I don’t know if it is still the same today, but most of the women would wear a corsage to honor their mother’s.  The color had meaning.  A red flower meant your mother was living.  A white […]

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Praying God’s Will; 2 Thessalonians, Chapter 2

Good Monday, Friends.  How was your Easter weekend? Friday night we gathered together with brothers and sisters in Christ to remember His sacrifice and praise Him for the salvation He has bought for us.  It was a cross denominational gathering… 2 different Baptist congregations, 2 Nazarene congregations, an Alliance congregation, and an Evangelical Free congregation… […]

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Though Your Sins Be as Scarlet

The sun is setting on this March 31st.  This is the view outside my sun-room window. It is cold and the wind is calm. We’ve had a foot of this white stuff the past few days.  This is the first year I can remember not being able to have an outdoor egg hunt on Easter.  […]

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Treasuring These Days, & Our New Family Photo

Hello friend! Family photos are great.  You never know what you are going to get back, and there are always these little tell tales that speak so loudly about this season in life, frozen in time.  🙂  Many thanks to Angela out at Camp Jim for taking our family staff photos and sending me this […]

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How Putting Up the Christmas Tree Turned into a Teachable Moment

While unplugging and re-plugging light strands, removing and replacing bulbs, and playing with the dimmer switch on these newfangled lights… my kids grasped, for a few moments, how important they are to the Church Body, and to bringing Jesus’ light to the world…. and this teachable moment is one we can refer back to throughout the year, and relive again next Christmas.

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