Comfort, Despair, Love, Marriage, Missions, Thankful

The Chair: A Love Story

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Jamie has disassembled and reassembled the chair many times over the years we moved around, knowing the memories I made while sitting in that chair run deep. Colicky tummies were calmed, prayers were prayed, Christmas presents have been opened while I was rocking in that chair. Now that three of my four children have left the nest, the chair keeps me close to them somehow.

Peace, Rescue, Rest

The God Who Leads

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We're continuing with hearing from one of my favorite people, Mary Johnson. Enjoy today's post on God's leading. ___________________________________________ I can never Thank God enough. How can I begin to thank God for His mercy, His grace, His love? How great is our God. He alone is worthy of all praise, honor and glory. 13 Then… Continue reading The God Who Leads

Beauty, Choices, Contempt, Journey, Motives, Rejection

Behind the Times

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I'm a bit behind the times I know. I could use the excuse of living overseas but with the advent of the internet, that excuse really can't get me too far. At the touch of a key on my wireless keyboard, I have the world and endless search engines at my fingertips (literally). I can… Continue reading Behind the Times

Correction, Family, Love, Parenting, Perspective

How Are You Sleeping?

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On a side note, another innocuous change in me as a parent as I've grown older is found in my lunch offerings for my fourth child, our bonus baby. Yesterday, she had samosas (a fried slightly spicy meat pie that is the food of heaven) and marshmallows for lunch. I was tempted to feel "parent shame" until my oldest son (who I had messaged her menu to) said, "It's ok. Let her enjoy life." 

The student has become the teacher!

Grief, Hope, Kingdom, Loss, Missions, Motives, Serving, Sorrow, Success, The Call of God

All Over The World

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This past week a cyclone hit the coast of Africa mostly affecting Mozambique and Zimbabwe. So far, according to reports, approximately 126 people (some reports say higher) have died as a direct result of the storm. In Nigeria, 120 people have died in recent attacks in local villages. There have been shootings in New Zealand… Continue reading All Over The World