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Steadfast

  For the past eight years, I have chosen “One Word” to focus on in the new year. It has been a practice that has benefited me greatly and the Lord has used it in many ways to strengthen me and to cause growth. As 2019 was ending, I was hopeful that 2020 would be a better year. 2019 was […]

We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

Dear Family and Friends, This year has not been what any of us hoped for when we were anticipating 2020. The unexpected, the uncertainties and the unprecedented nature of this year have left all of us reeling. Yet this year has brought joy in the midst of sorrow, hope when all seemed lost and a deeper love for others. As this […]

Hope

I cried this morning. I read a post from a friend about her son who is a 2020 graduate. And she referenced the fact that most of these students were born in the aftermath of 9/11. Born into adversity and now facing adversity at a time when they should be able to focus on the adventure life holds for them. […]

Grace for the Middle

There has been a strange shift for me over the past few years in my blogging life. When I talk with other writer friends, I discover that I am not alone. Most of my friends who I have met through the online world are mothers and of course the inevitable has happened—our kids are growing older. And as they grow […]

Make the Brownies

I was a newlywed, married to the youth pastor when an older woman in our church made this comment… You make brownies for every event! Up until that moment, I felt pretty good about my contributions to our church events. I had never had a desire to bake during my growing up years, so my experience was minimal when I […]