Tuesday, January 23, 2018

But I Did What You Said!

April 12, 2017 by  
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Tweet Last weekend my son threw a surprise 16th birthday party for one of his closest friends. It was lively, special, and by the end they were wired. To add to the fun, the birthday friend got to spend the night. We told them they needed to go to bed by midnight, though, because otherwise more »

The Young & Restless Days of My Life

September 6, 2012 by  
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Tweet When my oldest child was an infant (over 15 years ago), I had a deep, dark secret: I watched a couple of soap operas religiously. Now there’s an oxymoron for ya. It was strange. All it took was turning on the tube out of curiosity one time, & I was hooked. The “Days of more »

Not Your “Pink Pepto-Bismol Heart” Kind of Love

February 15, 2012 by  
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Tweet Not that there’s anything wrong with the candy hearts at Valentine’s Day, (other than the fact that they taste like Pepto-Bismol.” It just seemed like a good title while the talk is of love in the air. I was reading in Romans this weekend and 12:9 pierced like a cupid’s arrow right into my more »

Worship On My Mind

January 18, 2012 by  
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Tweet “hurry, Hurry, HuRRy, HURRY UP!” My thoughts were racing as I lugged my 6-year-old across the church parking lot with her wrist in my tightly gripped palm. “Mommy, this shoe isn’t tight enooooough!” she whined while stomping her foot on the pavement for dramatic effect. “You’ll live! I’ve tied it three times already, now more »

Fix Me, Lord!

December 26, 2011 by  
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Tweet When the ick of life comes, it’s a comfort to know that I have Christ living in me. “Greater is HE that is in me than he that is in the world.” (1st John 4:4b) I thank the Lord every day for this indescribable gift and can’t imagine how I’d survive life without Jesus Christ more »

A Lord-Magnifying Kind of Thanksgiving

November 24, 2011 by  
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Tweet “I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt His name together!” Psalm 34:1-3 I don’t know why, but holidays can sometimes bring more »

I Really Want a Meek Coat!

November 9, 2011 by  
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Tweet “…but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.” 1 Peter 3:4, ESV I’ve been shopping around for a meek coat, because I know I will look precious in the right one. Don’t you think? more »

Walking in Circles

September 17, 2010 by  
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Tweet Walking down a shady neighborhood trail not long ago, I breathed in the air of a refreshing seventy degrees. Starting slowly, I took some time to praise the Lord and enjoy the peace and alone time. I quickened my pace, and anxious thoughts began to jog alongside me. “God, please help Annie on her more »