When Heaven Cries

My husband called me on his lunch hour today. No particular reason, though I think he was just checking on me. The tears have been coming easily and there are moments I feel like the world is in the toilet even though I am blessed. Really. In my quiet moments with the Lord, He has […]

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Thanking You for Your Prayers and a Praise Update

Two years ago in August, I wrote a post called “The Measure of a Good Father,” where I shared how we can’t use our earthly fathers to anticipate the goodness of God, but rather, God himself is the measure for what a good father is. I shared about the rift in my relationship with my […]

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Armor Up, Ephesians 6:10-20

I once had a dream about a whole bunch of foam bullet balls all huddled inside a sheep pen. I heard the Lord say that some Christians need to “armor up.” It was a strange image to see these little bullets, penned like sheep, but my sons have a set of these air guns, and […]

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God’s Pattern for Parenting; Ephesians 6:1-4

I think of cutting sugar cookies. “See,” I tell my kids, “this is how. Copy me. Roll the dough like this. Just use some firm pressure to cut through the dough, and then scoop the shapes onto the pan.” I try not to make more work than necessary. I cut the cookies close to each […]

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Ephesians Chapter 5, verses 1-14

Weather has been hot the past week.  God gave us a respite with some rain, and my 13 year old daughter Ella took this photo of HIS glorious handiwork when the storm was winding down. What a beautiful reminder of God’s promises. The following is my journal of Ephesians 5:1-14.  I primarily used the NASB […]

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