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  • Devotions For A Healthier You by Katie Farrell

      Congratulations to our winners!  Thank you to everyone who entered the giveaway.  It was so much fun!  I plan to do another giveaway in the near future, so stay tuned! (Continue scrolling to read the review of this book) The publisher has provided two copies of this book in exchange for this review.  All… Read more »

  • A New Song

    “Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth! Sing to the Lord, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day.” Psalm 96:1 ESV As the calendar turns over into a new year, what better time for us to worship God in a way we never have… Read more »

  • Selah

      Selah:  pause, consider, think about; praise, lift up Selah is a Hebrew word of unknown origin which occurs frequently in Psalms and also in Habakkuk.  It is thought to be a direction perhaps meaning “pause,” or to raise the voice in praise. I have spent some time over the past several days considering all… Read more »

  • Sweet Kara

    I have decided to publicly share my latest email to Kara. Not for any reason other than, as I read comments in response to her latest blog post, many of us are unsure how we should feel. We are trying to grasp tightly to our friend and her time here. I hope by sharing this… Read more »

  • Treasure Them…Then Let Go

    “But Mary treasured up all these things, pondering them in her heart.” Luke‬ ‭2‬:‭19‬ ESV Mary captured every moment, every memory of her baby boy to cherish and comfort her later in life. She knew as she watched her son grow the day would come when she would have to let Him go. He had… Read more »

  • When Friendship Ends, God Is Bigger Than My Heart

    My heart was unsettled because of unkind words a friend had written to me. Her words were unloving, unmerciful, and lacking in grace.  Although I knew her accusations that I was not a good friend were formed through hurts caused by others, my heart latched on to the punishing words, leading to thoughts of failure in my friendships with other women. Today… Read more »

  • From A Close Distance

    Sitting by the window, coffee in hand, I watch as the wind blows strong through the trees. I think how good the cool breeze would feel against my face. I can remain sitting in the comfort of my chair, cozy inside and think about how the wind feels, or I can actually go sit outside on the porch. I… Read more »

  • Mama, You Are Not A Failure

    Have you ever fallen into your warm bed at night and thought, “I feel like a failure”? Many nights disappointment has climbed into bed with me and settled into my heart and mind as I think about my day. I yelled at my kids, missed that doctor’s appointment I forgot to reschedule, and burned dinner… Read more »

  • My Sad Heart–Evidence of Love

    My heart is sad today. Sad for the loss of my sister-in-law; the enduring of suffering before peace. The faces of her family as we held hands watching her as she found her way home to Jesus.  Her daughters as they left the room without their mother; her mother as she watched her baby leave this life–so… Read more »