Category Archives: praise

When You Can’t Keep Up…






I’ve had about a dozen things I’ve wanted to blog about lately… But then I signed into my blog site. It’s extremely outdated. Everything needs updating.   I came home spent from a day of sporadic meetings and taxi mom … Continue reading




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Before The First Bell






As a young girl, I remember the start of a new school year being so exciting! The first day of school for me was as New Years was to the grownups I knew. It was a time for vows and … Continue reading




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Choosing Gratitude






Cannot recommend this book enough. It was my favorite read of the summer, and one of my favs of all time as far as non-fiction goes. It seems so basic a principle, “Choosing Gratitude.” Of course we know we are … Continue reading




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Puzzled?






This I know, dear Father: That problem or PREOCCUPATION. That predicament. That stronghold or SIN. That struggle. That attitude or ANGST. That aggravation. That confusion or CONFLICT. That commitment. Ah, Sovereign LORD, You have made the heavens and the earth … Continue reading




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A LORD-Magnifying Kind of Thanksgiving






“I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. My soul makes its boast in the LORD; let the humble hear and be glad. Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us … Continue reading




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I Will…Let Them…Give Thanks






Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; His love endures forever. I will sing the praises of the name of the LORD Most High. I will give thanks to You, LORD, because of Your righteousness. I will sacrifice … Continue reading




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Good, Better, Best Put to the Test






I was looking out the balcony of our hotel room while on vacation several years ago. Draped on top of the ornate metal railing was a beautiful rectangular planter of reddish orange flowers. I was easily distracted by them, especially … Continue reading




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Defining Moment of Faith






I’ve never said this publicly before, but my daughter gave me permission to tell you that she has scoliosis. It’s been quite a journey, spiritually and emotionally, but just another part of deepening my faith. And my prayer life. The … Continue reading




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Chillin & Be Stillin’ Summer






How was your summer? Mine was a stillin & chillin one, to sum it up. That doesn’t mean it wasn’t busy, it was. We traveled a good majority of the summer, and the family schedule stayed full. But taking the … Continue reading




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Back to School “New”s






As a young girl, I remember being so excited at the start of a new school year. The first day of school for me was as New Years was to the grownups I knew. It was a time for vows … Continue reading




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