Today's Blessing

Often God uses our children to reveal who we really are. I remember as a young mom, being totally flabbergasted on how I reacted to a situation. I comforted myself with, “Well, that’s not really me”, but in reality, that was me. Our goal is not perfection but steady progress in the right direction. Keep going.

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. (Psalm 51:10, NKJV)

Dressed for Battle

DRESSED FOR BATTLE If you watch the news for more than 1 minute, you know there are many battles being fought in the world today. We have all seen the eyes of a soldier in combat, dressed for battle. Their resolve is fixed; they have done their preparation and will fight the enemy. Whatever that […]

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Start Fresh One day we had a herd of cows delivered to the farm. It was suppertime and I expected my husband home any minute, however, the delivery truck arrived a few minutes early and I shuttered, “Oh noooooooo, I need the delivery guy to wait for my husband before letting the cows out!!!” I […]

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summer fun

I love watching the Winter and Summer Olympics. Listening to athletes share their journey to excellence and watching them perform; is just plain wonderful. They have such perseverance and grit – all of them reaching the top of their game. You can be sure this summer I’ll be watching!  Incredibly, even now as you read […]

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In Despair – Waves Too High My son decided to enter a triathlon and once he signed up, he knew the swimming component would challenge him. To better prepare for this part of the race and living far from a pool, he trained in a nearby pond for many months. Some days it was cold. […]

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Sarah Needed Patience Perhaps you have heard the story of Abraham and Sarah in the Bible. God promises them a child and when that child does not come – Sarah takes matters into her own hands. She doesn’t wait on God’s timing. We certainly find Sarah’s solution to her problem appalling. To believe another woman’s […]

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