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Grandparents and Grandchildren

People say my granddaughter, Grace, looks like me. I would hear that as a child as well, that I looked like my grandmother. I know I am a lot like her. I had a special bond with my grandmother.  One … Continue reading

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As a Martha …

I can’t sit still I’m always on the go Or planning the “next thing Anyone who knows me, knows this. Which makes my word for the year, “rest” even more difficult. So God in his wisdom is using this… for … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bryce

You were 10 when you became part of our family. Your quiet, fun nature was a joy to be around. I’m not sure if you remember this Christmas, being bombarded by cousins and younger siblings. I think you were 13 … Continue reading

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He Has Risen…

…and I am forever changed. What about you? Matthew 28:6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.

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It Takes Time

Waiting. Isn’t easy. Or pleasant. At least most of the time. To watch this… become this… Takes time. Waiting. I love watching the sunrise and sunset. But it takes time. And sometimes it feels like an eternity and in this … Continue reading

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There is Always Going to be Something

I recently heard those words as part of a devotional and I’ve been mulling over them ever since. And I realized that I have a lot of discontent. The subtle kind. Just little wishes here and there and if I’m … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Caiden

You get to share Grandpa’s birthday and I know he loves that. 🙂 I prayed for several weeks searching for the right verse for you for this year. The one that came to mind was: Psalm 29:11  The Lord gives … Continue reading

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Not by Might, Nor by Power . . .

. . . but by my Spirit says the Lord. Zechariah 4:6   So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Colson

It’s hard to believe that you are now 11! This photo shows your joy and confidence. But I know there will be days ahead where you won’t feel so confident. Growing up is fun but can be hard at times. … Continue reading

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You Have Not…

… because you ask not. During a conversation I was having regarding what I wanted, God spoke these words to me. In the midst of that conversation, I couldn’t contemplate the words. Since then I’ve given them much thought.   … Continue reading

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