Grammatical Blessings

“God bless you’re week.” It was a sweet sentiment from one of my parents at the preschool where I work. It closed out her email and I can’t forget it. First, the grammar mistake is probably what caught my eye, but it isn’t the grammar mistake that makes it unforgettable. Yesterday, my pastor preached on […]

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9/14/2020

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Little Lessons

To Do “Still”

I don’t do “still” well. I never have. Back in school, my notebooks and binders were full of doodles and drawings I would create while the professor or teacher taught on whatever subject. The margins of my notes were filled with swirls and faces and balloon letters. It wasn’t that I was bored or uninterested […]

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6/06/2020

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~Meditating and Memorizing ~ Psalm 16

I started memorizing this passage over 7 months ago. Of course, I had no idea what life would look like now, at the beginning of April and somewhere in the midst of a quarantine with no end in sight. With the exception of an occasional Zoom meeting, I haven’t seen anyone who has a different […]

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4/03/2020

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Intentionality

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Practicing Fear

Anyone trying to decide what to do next, how to handle a sticky situation, or determine where God might be leading? A couple of weeks ago, a couple of young women we know dropped by the house to catch up and chat. One had just graduated college, the other is preparing to graduate and both […]

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~ Meditating and Memorizing ~ Psalm 16:4

Last fall I began to earnestly work on memorizing scripture . . . again. I was better at in college and in the early years of marriage, but with each pregnancy and all the demands of motherhood, I believed the lie that my brain couldn’t handle the discipline any longer. It seems I had an […]

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Time Itself & Christmas Decorations

The Christmas decorations are coming down today. I have never left them up for so long. Early in our marriage, it was what I did watching the Rose Bowl Parade on New Year’s Day. While the bowl games played in the background I would pack up the ornaments, lights and nativity sets. It was practically […]