Please Don’t Offend Me

Easter is fast approaching. My oldest daughter and her husband are going to spend the holiday with us, bringing our other college daughter in tow… or maybe it is she who is towing them along… you never can tell. It is a delight to have grown children who want to come home. I am looking […]

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What if?

I live 25 miles from an old military installation, now used for training Reserve-men.  As the crow flies, we are much closer.  Military helicopters fly low, back and forth over our home, most of the year.  I never quite get used to it.  In the back of my mind, I remember that they are here […]

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Grace Under Pressure

Last Sunday our pastor preached on the ministry of Jesus and the importance of our words matching our actions. I’m not sure if I have shared this story on the blog, but his sermon reminded me of God’s faithfulness to me and my family, I am thankful all over again… When our daughter Abigail was […]

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The Other Day…

If you’ve met me, you might have noticed I’m guarded. I admit it. But underneath a few prickles, I’m a softy at heart. So when I read John 11 to my kids at the breakfast table yesterday morning, I melted into a puddle of tears. As I excused myself to grab some tea and regain […]

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How to Handle Rejection God’s Way?

Have you ever given –only to be crushed by rejection? In her book, “The Uncommon Woman”, Susie Larson wrote: “My carpet was wet with tears and I was sprawled facedown on my floor, wondering if the pain would ever go away… I used to walk through life with an underlying sense of insecurity inbedded in […]

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