Category Archives: Personal Journal

The Answer

I search for  the answer to the blank pages before me.  Fingers long to move. Words fail.  I hear others tell me writers face resistance. Advice in abundance. Words fail still. Until today. It’s the same problem I have when I … Continue reading

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Dear Benjamin, There are so many things that I want to tell you that I hardly know where to begin.  But, as I was reading my Bible today I think the Lord gave me direction. “I will cause Your name … Continue reading

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Dear Benjamin, Just three short months ago I became a grandmother for the first time.  Wasn’t it just yesterday I was bringing my firstborn, your mother home from the hospital?  I have so many things I want you to know. … Continue reading

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Where I have learned the Most about Love

Welcome to my kitchen.   Things have changed a bit since this picture was taken in 2006. But, there has been one steady constant in my life.  On this Valentine’s Day I want to bless the LORD for the gift … Continue reading

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Conviction this morning from the Book of Judges regarding idolatry in my life.  That hideous idol called “Self.”    Misplaced affections make wastelands of hearts. To participate in Scripture and a Snapshot go toKatie Lloyd’s site. She has some guidelines … Continue reading

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Finding it difficult to write.   It’s much more comfortable to remain the wallflower. Hidden.  Silent.   Thankful for friends who prompt the call to be faithful.  All are on a journey.  Faith.  Reminded, too, that in thinking outside the box … Continue reading

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“What is redemption?” The question came so innocently and unexpectedly from the youngest of those who can speak in our congregation that it startled.  His mother knew what to say. “It means to be paid for, to be bought back.” Nor … Continue reading

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