Tag Archives: faith-filled living

But It’s Broken…






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




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Mom Came In Like A Wrecking Ball






Sometimes I recall it in slow motion: Those moments when my kids are laughing, bantering back and forth about this and that, volume rising. A friendly debate ensues, and this mom sees it’s fixin’ to get nowhere fast, maybe even … Continue reading




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In keeping with my personal tradition to choose a passage of Scripture each year instead of making a resolution, I’m thankful the Lord finally landed me on one. I don’t completely understand why I get stuck in spiritually dry desert … Continue reading




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The Good Life According to Jesus






A better life. A happier life. More prosperous, more joyful. Less depressing life. Life way back then…more youthful, energetic and free. Most of us crave a comfortable life, if we’re honest. We wouldn’t even mind a little pampering now and … Continue reading




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The Death of me






I’d had it up to here with all three of my teens. I’m not sure exactly where “here” is, but I was ready to take a taxi someplace else. The negative thoughts my brain was racking up were hitting record … Continue reading




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Restoration






My ah-mazing hubby just re-did our master closet. I mean, reDID it. I so wish I had taken a before shot. Lemme just tell you it was DISGUSTING. Not in the sense that it wasn’t updated (which it wasn’t), but … Continue reading




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Time to Untangle






“When a Christian shuns fellowship with other Christians, the devil smiles. When he stops studying the Bible, the devil laughs. When he stops praying, the devil shouts for joy.” ~Corrie Ten Boom Conflict, comfort & complacency. These are some of … Continue reading




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My Bedtime Plea






As Christians, so often we forget that the simplest pleas can lead to right answers and effective spiritual growth. Weary? Need strength? Frustrated? Stuck in a sin? Ticked off by a situation or a relationship? Then read on…




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A Piece of Spine With Peace of Mind//My Health Update






If the saying is true that “You are what you eat,” then I most definitely ate a cactus last summer. That explains everything. Who needs a doctor anyway? Unfortunately, I did not eat a cactus. But praise the Lord, He … 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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