Category Archives: faith-filled living

Loan Me A Hand, Please?






You put your left arm in, You put your left arm out, You put your left arm in & shake it all about… And that’s where the song’s ended for me lately. The left part of my body with its … Continue reading




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Thorn in my Flesh






To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from … Continue reading




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Grace Teaches…






The same amazing grace that saved us stoops down to us in the everyday, teaching us how to live as we eagerly wait for Him to appear and take us Home.




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Is Love in the Air? Or my Opinion?






“But enough about me, let’s talk about you: What do YOU think of me?” ~Beaches Opinions. We all have them, but do we really need to air them all? Or even half of them? I’m pointing at myself. I am … Continue reading




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In Hiding?






Why is it I want to hide when I get to the end of myself? And I get there often. It’s big things, small things, anywhere in-between things. But I think getting to the end of myself is exactly where … 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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Marvelous Mud-Pies






It was my 1st grade year, and the 1st time my singing talent was discovered. Fortunate for me, as I shook in my boots all the way to center stage, the lights blinded me to the point that I couldn’t … Continue reading




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Pen-to-Rest






My pen may catch your interest here or it may not…the rest is between my Savior and me.




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Runnin’ on Empty?






With no one to show me how to cope with the horrible realities I faced, I ran. Between choir and theatre and cheerleading and track and student council and color guard and friends’ houses and church events and softball and running blind into wherever I thought the sun was shining, you can bet I was empty. To fill up, I’d watch my regular television programs, all with families I wished were my own. I’d stuff my face with junk food at the same time, knowing that my taste palette would be satisfied eventually. It never was, but I kept swallowing anyway.




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Grow.






I was humbled and ministered to by Spurgeon this morning from his Strengthen My Spirit devotional. Had to share and ask you to walk alongside me in this: “Grow in grace, & in the knowledge of our Lord & Saviour … Continue reading




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