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Trust On, My Baby Boy

Trust On, My Baby Boy

Check out the picture…Go Dutch! Sam and me in our Central College shirts when he was 10 months old, and then Sam at 18 during a face painting sports fan day.   Alright. I know I’m not the first Mom to send their first born off to college, and I know my emotions aren’t foreign

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Minister on, my friends!

Minister on, my friends!

What does following Jesus look like in our everyday life?  This question has been in my head this month.  I want to live a life that pleases God and glorifies Him, and I often find myself thinking that I need to do something major, something big in order to make a big difference!  Which leads

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Your life is a game of Candy Land

Your life is a game of Candy Land

Do you enjoy a stroll down memory lane?  Does it take you back to a happy time, a fondness, love?  Or possibly it brings you to a place of anger, hurt, or even shame.  Possibly the answer lies somewhere between a few lanes. My favorite game growing up was Candy Land.  I loved the colorful

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What’s Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

Good will come. We only have one day at a time. God gives us our “daily bread,” and promises to provide for us daily.  Our job is to trust that He is working things out.  Our job is to look into our past prayers and see how far we’ve come since then.  And our job

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Yeah but…

Yeah but…

Yeah but… Sometimes in the middle of the night I replay the past, replay the shame, replay the ‘I wish I wouldn’t have done that, I regret that, I’m so stupid, I could have done better’s,’ and I toss and turn, and ask God, how can you forgive me AGAIN?  I messed up again, I’ve

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I Don’t Understand!!!

I Don’t Understand!!!

I was wide awake at 1am last night.  I’d been in bed since 11. I had read a few chapters of a great Jodi Picoult novel, kissed my husband good night, peed twice, a cool breeze was coming through the window, and had freshly washed sheets on my bed.  I had done everything a 42

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