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Quiet for a spell…

I have been so quiet here of late! Sometimes life and other obligations take over and hobbies get pushed to the back burner. But in looking back over the months were not much was said, so much happened! I am down to the final 4 months of nursing school. I will be honest – it… Continue reading Quiet for a spell…

blessings · building-up-one-another · call to service · challenges · encouragement · everyday-faith · God's will

Excuses

Excuses – what are they? Merraim-Webster explains¬†“excuses” – as making apology for something, attempting to remove blame for. I don’t know about you, but I know way too often I fall into the trap of excuses. Somebody asks me to do this, and I really don’t want to, so I make an excuse. The excuse… Continue reading Excuses

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An Expected, yet UNEXPECTED Phone Call

Receiving the phone call that changed our family’s life…a shortened version of my brother’s liver transplant journey and the bumps in the road that we experienced through it all…and reminded of the presence of God through it all!

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A New Day Dawning

Having recently started working third shift, I soon found there was something that I longed for during each shift. No matter how tough the shift was or how easy it was, there was a moment in the shift that seems to fill me with peace and revive my weary human body.¬†“What” you might wonder?It is… Continue reading A New Day Dawning

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The Apple Tree

Just yesterday as I listened to some CDs that had been stored away for some time. And I was filled with joy and peace as I heard an old gospel song that has meant so much to me over the years. A song of invitation and reconciliation. A song of surrender to the Lord. A… Continue reading The Apple Tree

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This World Is Not My Home! (Video Post)

This world is not my home!¬† Reminded this morning of the need to “be holy, for I am holy” (Lev 11:44-45). We are in this world, but not of this world. We are citizens of a heavenly place and we anticipate that which awaits. I can’t wait to go home… but until then… and what… Continue reading This World Is Not My Home! (Video Post)