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I’ve fought a lion and a bear.

A few months ago, I went to hear Beth Moore speak to a group over 8,000 women in Greensboro, North Carolina. The arena was filled with praise music and brightly dressed women. We laughed, we cried, and we were challenged … Continue reading

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Monday’s Life Change: I do…again!

When Jeff and Cheryl Scruggs got married, they moved out to sunny Southern California. They were living the “California dream”: bought an oceanfront home, dined at swanky restaurants, and both of their jobs were extremely lucrative. Weekends were spent with … Continue reading

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Monday’s Life Change: Seek Justice

Thanks for coming back to “Monday’s Life Change”. I hope these stories are encouraging and convicting, but most of all, I hope you see the faithfulness of God, even as the story is still being written. Today, I’m excited to … Continue reading

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My summer list

I’ve seen a lot of “Summer lists” floating around on the internet. They are so fun and encourage our families to do all sorts of new things from chasing fireflies, going to the zoo and playing with sparklers. Some of … Continue reading

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Monday’s Life Change: The other side of the story

As we continue our series, “Monday’s Life Change”, I’d like to introduce you to a friend of mine. She is a birth mom, who found herself making a life changing decision at the age of 38, which was about 2 … Continue reading

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“Flourish”

It’s hot and sunny in the South and our Magnolia trees are in full bloom. I have several on the outskirts of my backyard and even one, whose blooms are seen through my breakfast nook window. They have become one … Continue reading

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Monday’s Life Change

Hi friends! I’m so thankful for each of you who come back regularly to my blog. Thanks for commenting when you do. It begins to feel more like I’m talking to a friend rather than a deep dark hole. So … Continue reading

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T.K.O.

As a child, did you ever hear the words “You can achieve any goal if you set your mind to it”?  I did. I had really great parents who have been my cheerleaders my entire life. Children who hear these … Continue reading

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Lessons from a deck of cards

I love to travel! Or should I say that I have loved to travel. We have four kiddos now and “traveling” looks like a trip to the beach wearing lots of sunscreen and building sand castles with them. It’s glorious … Continue reading

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He prayed for us!

While reading the gospels, I find myself continually struck by Jesus. His tender compassion and piercing truth fill its pages and keep me coming back for more. In this passage of John 17, Jesus recognizes that his time has come … Continue reading

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