Category Archives: testimony

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 It’s extremely outdated.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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2-0-1-7






Two weeks into a new year, and I am still struggling to say it or write it: 2017. Wowwww. I’ve had some serious life changes in the past year. TWO of our adult children have moved out of the house, … Continue reading




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When Mercy Meets Mean






Early this am I had such a meaningful time in the Word & was brought low and overjoyed at the same time. Then in a New York minute, two short and ugly confrontations happened back to back that made me … Continue reading




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Intimacy Issues






Do you struggle to love your kids, your spouse, your family & friends deeply? Are you hesitant to let others in to know you better and be closer to you? Boy, can I relate. But there’s hope for us.




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Posted in authenticity, childhood abuse, confession, daughters, freedom, friendship, God's faithfulness, impacting others, marriage, motherhood, parenting, personal, relationships, testimony, weaknesses | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

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




Posted in burdens, Christian walk, confidence, faith, faith-filled living, faithfulness of God, freedom, God-strength, God's faithfulness, God's Word, grace, health, power, prayer, struggles, surrender, testimony, thankfulness, Truth, weaknesses, worry | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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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How Will You Spend Summer Break?






I’ll go first. I’ll be spending summer break living life with the people right in front of me…my hubby, my kids, friends, neighbors, those the Lord leads to me or me to them. I’ll be spending my summer on my … Continue reading




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A Patch From My Past/my faith-colored glasses testimony






When I was a kid, I had horrible eyesight. One eye was lazy, my right eye, so I had to wear a patch over my left eye for most of my first grade year. It was black like a pirate … Continue reading




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Friday’s Faith-Filled Friend/Marita Thelander






I’m BUSTING at the seams to introduce you to my very 1st guest post on FaithColoredGlasses.com. She’s Friday’s Faith-Filled Friend, my dear friend, Mari Thelander, aka Mari LaVell. I’ll say no more, except Mari is one viewing life’s circumstances by … Continue reading




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STAYing Little






As God continues to lay the theme of Staying Little upon my heart and mind, I realize how different this looks for each individual. What is one person’s struggle may not be another’s. That’s an obvious enough statement, I guess. … Continue reading




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