Monthly Archives: August 2013

Locked and Loaded

Drop off kids at school, come home and do the laundry, clean the house, go to meetings, got to doctor appointments, pick up kids, go to three different practices, drop off kids, pick up kids, make dinner, tuck in kids, … Continue reading

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Romans 12

This chapter has been on my heart all week.  Here it is, beautifully written from The Message.  I have studied and read from many versions this week, but this one just puts it beautifully. Find yourself in here…it won’t be … Continue reading

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Embracing Your Uniqueness

For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.       —-Romans … Continue reading

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Don’t Retreat, Call on Your Army!

The eleven of us sat in my family room discussing Romans 12:2.  Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what … Continue reading

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Breaking the Bully

In the eight years that I have been dealing with the behavioral issues of my sweet little Katie, I have never ever been approached by an adult.  Last night was a first.  I was sitting reading my new bible study … Continue reading

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Persevering Through the Pain

“Ouch, my knees,” has been my cry lately especially when I am stumbling up the stairs at home.  Have I mentioned that I am training for a half marathon?  No, this isn’t my first – I have done many half … Continue reading

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First Day of School Anxieties

Remember the first day of school?  For some it was exciting and invigorating, but for others it was scary and intimidating.  Two very different perspectives. The first day of school craziness for me was different each year.  In elementary it … Continue reading

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Heeding God’s Word

How do I know it is God’s voice speaking to me? “What Happens When Women Say Yes to God” By Lysa TerKeurst 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Does what I am hearing line up with scripture? Is it consistent with … Continue reading

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Stripping Away the Comfort

“If all the comfortable were stripped away, could we still sing our songs with authentic joy?” This was the question that my bible study, “What Happens When Women Say Yes to God” asked me today. If I had nothing, would … Continue reading

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Just An Ordinary Apple

Okay, so it says “fruit” in the bible, but I always think of an apple for some reason.  That terrible, seductive apple that Eve stole a bite from after the serpent sleezed his way into her heart.  However or whatever … Continue reading

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