Category: General

A New Wardrobe

I used to watch a show called “What Not to Wear”. The hosts would go through the closet of a frumpily dressed woman and would comment on how unacceptable her current wardrobe was. After throwing out quite a few items of her clothing, they would tell the exasperated guest what she SHOULD be wearing and send her on a shopping spree. By the end of the episode, the woman would

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Hold My Hand

When my kids were very young and we went somewhere, as we got out of the car I would remind them to hold my hand. I knew how quickly little bodies can dart out in front of moving vehicles before even noticing that they are there. It was in their best interest to hold my hand so I could keep them safe. Sometimes they wouldn’t complain, but my request was

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That Your Joy May Be Full

I want to be one of those Christian women – I bet you know one – who seems joyful all of the time. Not the ones that fake being happy so people will think they are doing fine, but the ones that are truly at peace no matter what is going on in their lives. I’m not one of them yet but I want to be. There is a difference

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Seasons change. God remains the same.

Change of Season

In the Winter, things can look bleak. The sun doesn’t shine for days. Many things in nature look dead. The cold weather can keep you inside – isolated from others – longing for a change of season. Then slowly, temperatures begin to rise. The sun peaks its head from behind the blanket of grey in the sky. A change of season is approaching. We hear Christians talk about their “seasons”.

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Music of the Heart

Do you ever hear certain music and immediately get transformed to another time or place where you’ve heard the song before? Whenever I hear “Til There Was You” from Music Man I remember my first dance with my husband at our wedding (yes I know I’m dating myself). Or the special song from my son’s or daughter’s wedding. Or lullabies I used to sing to them when they were babies.

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