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Author Archives: LauraLeeShaw
Authenticity is not a new word, it’s been buzzing around in Christian circles for some time. We’ve been told to be authentic. Be the real deal. The Bible makes it clear that our love for God and others should be … Continue reading
How do you deal with your teen’s disappointments, disillusionments & drama? Please share your feedback.
I honestly can’t remember the last time I looked at the stat counter on my website. I stopped keeping track of numbers on any social media or any of my blogs a long time ago…not because I’m “so popular I … Continue reading
Some of the most heart-wrenching tears of my children were cried in their toddler years after a toy would break. One was dropped accidentally, another cracked unexpectedly. Sometimes one was thrown in anger, only to shatter after hitting the floor … Continue reading
One of my favorite television shows is “Chopped.” It’s a live competition where 4 contestants are given baskets of mystery ingredients to put together “an unforgettable meal” as each course is critiqued by 3 judges. Each round someone is chopped … Continue reading
Steady rain added beauty and praise to my morning coffee one day last week. A glorious rain which would bring temporary relief for our North Texas drought. As I drove my daughter to school, rays of sun began to peekaboo … Continue reading
I read the headline from my favorite weather man that storms are expected in my area on Thursday. Until then, calm skies. So when I heard the wind practically blowing my house away tonight, I double-checked. Nothing predicted or expected, … Continue reading
Psalm 56:8 (New Living Translation) “You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in Your bottle. You have recorded each one in Your book.” Whether you’re in the middle of a disaster, greatly distressed or … Continue reading
“Don’t shoot off your mouth, or speak before you think. Don’t be too quick to tell God what you think he wants to hear. God’s in charge, not you—the less you speak, the better.” Ecclesiastes 5:2, The Message Ever since … Continue reading