Category Archives: Church

Bent beneath your load

Ever overwhelmed? Me too. The culprit is different for all of us. Maybe it is health concerns for you or someone you love or relationship issues that leave you unsure. For others, it’s the weight of caring for children or … Continue reading

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You thrill me!

I love when I read scripture that feels like the author is “speaking my language”. We all have phrases are that are common to us and this particular one, caught my attention today. “You thrill me, Lord, with all you … Continue reading

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“Camp Virtue”

Do you have little girls like I do? Ever wish there was a camp for young girls that would focus on biblically based character qualities, while pointing them to God’s Word in a fun and active environment? I sure do! … Continue reading

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Lessons we learned from “Jenga”: advice for married couples

We host our e-group from church almost every week at our house. This is basically a “community group”, whose purpose is to practice the “one-another’s” of scripture, by embracing one another, loving one another, encouraging one another.. you get the … Continue reading

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Praying through my home

My poor kids have been sick on and off for about 10 days now. We’ve had days of relief and then like a blow to the gut, the sickness is back. In a moment of desperation today, the Lord reminded … Continue reading

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Let heaven fill your thoughts

Sometimes, as I read scriptures I’ve read over and over, I’m reminded that these ancient words are for today, for now. In Colossians 3, Paul gives a simple, but timely exhortation for today: Since you’ve been raised to new life … Continue reading

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Nursing your wounds

Before I became a mom, I was a nurse. I spent a few years working on Cardiac floors and then began training as a Wound Care Nurse. While in college, I learned that nursing was not for those with a … Continue reading

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Letters

When my husband and I first started dating, during my Senior year of high school, he would drive up to my school and leave hand written notes under the windshield wipers of my car. Ah yes, the days before texts … Continue reading

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All-Inclusive?

Years ago, my husband and I went to an All-Inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic with some friends. The beaches were pristine and the sand felt like flour between our toes. I had never seen such turquoise water in my … Continue reading

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Are you listening?

When Samuel was just a little boy, his mother Hannah brought him to the Temple of God to live and work with Eli, the priest. It was a tearful promise she had given the Lord in her barrenness, but she … Continue reading

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