Monthly Archives: February 2015

Tricks of the Trade

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For years Pete and I have been playing this game with our kids. I am sure many of you know it. It’s called the “just try it – its chicken” game. All of…

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Blotting Out Sin

Psalm 51 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my transgressions, and my … Continue reading

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The Sinners

The girls stood in a group and laughed loudly.  They pointed and stared at the poor girl on the outside of their circle.  It wasn’t anything new for this poor left out girl.  She was used to it.  She didn’t … Continue reading

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Clouding My Life With the World

Why do I ever doubt that time alone with God is worthwhile? Why do I choose my own selfish desires over time with God? Why do I convince myself that I can do it without asking God first? “Come to … Continue reading

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Wanting More

Taken from Deuteronomy 30:15-20 If you obey the commandments of the LORD, your God, which I enjoin on you today, loving him, and walking in his ways, and keeping his commandments, statutes and decrees, you will live and grow numerous, … Continue reading

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Good Morning Ash Wednesday!

“Mom, Dad really annoys me.”  Katie said this morning as she ate her oatmeal at the kitchen table. “He talks in the car when he drops me off at school.  I don’t think he knows the no talking rule that … Continue reading

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A Sea of Bitterness and Blame

Originally posted on Making Room For God:
Find a way to make room for God daily in your life This weekend I was traveling to a funeral and hadn’t heard the news of the shooting in Newtown, CT. My husband…

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Clothing Yourself With Dirty Laundry

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The other day I had an ordinary, everday conversation with my son that went like this: Me, “TJ, please take a shower (because he smells after a bike ride).” TJ: “OK” Me: “TJ…

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Sharing God’s Love

The anger seeped through me.  I could feel it in the depth of my soul.  When I moved around the room, my anger moved right along with me.  My words spewed out the anger within me.  Those words were used … Continue reading

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The Power of Words

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“Good Morning, sunshine,” I say every morning as I wake up my 8 year old. She usually smiles and giggles, but this morning was quite different. “Mom, that sun butter that we had…

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