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A Hawk in the Morning Mists

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Animals and pets, Blessings, Comfort, Dance, Encouragement, Faith, Featured, God, Inspiration, Life Balance, Peace, Prayer, The Gospel, Trust in God | 6 comments

One morning, when the early mists still hung in the air, I saw from my living room window, a magnificent hawk perched on a tree in my neighbor’s yard.  The sight was so beautiful, a poem arose from within...

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Can We Really Choose Happiness?

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Blessings, Encouragement, Faith, God, Inspiration, Life Balance | 4 comments

I recently saw a video with an elderly African American woman who’d been tested by a group in the field of positive psychology. This field is the study of what is right with us, as opposed to wrong. Her score...

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The Deeps

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Blessings, Christianity, Comfort, Encouragement, Faith, Life Purpose, Prayer, Salvation, The Gospel, Trust in God | 2 comments

Lord Jesus, Give me a deeper repentance, a horror of sin, a dread of its...

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In Grateful Wonder

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Anxiety, Bladder cancer, Blessings, Cancer, Cancer treatment, Christianity, Comfort, Danger, Doctors, Faith, Family, Fear, God, Inspiration, Marriage, oncology, Peace, Prayer, Salvation, The Gospel, Trials, Trust in God | 2 comments

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it, is like wrapping a present and...

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The World Needs Your Super Powers

Posted by on May 21, 2013 in Blessings, Comfort, Compassion, Culture, Faith, Family, Inspiration, Life Purpose, Peace, The Gospel, Trials | 10 comments

Sunday, my husband and I decided to catch “Iron Man 3” just for...

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The God Who Sees You and Me

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Anxiety, Blessings, Cancer, Christianity, Comfort, Compassion, Danger, Encouragement, Faith, Fear, God, Grief, Idols, Inspiration, Life Purpose, Loss, Peace, Prayer, Religion, Salvation, The Gospel, Trials, Trust in God | 4 comments

Someone recently posted on my Facebook page:  “I have been alone all my...

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Rescued from Hillside Fires

Posted by on May 6, 2013 in Animals and pets, Anxiety, Blessings, Comfort, Danger, Encouragement, Faith, Family, Fear, God, life-threatening, Loss, Marriage, Peace, Prayer, Salvation, Trials, Trust in God | 4 comments

How life can change in an instant. Two days ago, on a Friday, my husband and I...

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My Private Times with God

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Blessings, Christianity, Faith, God, Life Purpose, Peace, Prayer, The Gospel, Trust in God | 0 comments

When the Lord wants to get my attention, he wakes me up at 4:32 in the morning....

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