Category Archives: Practical Life

Signs & Wonders

3 times in the last few days God sent me a message loud and clear, “I know where you live, I see what you’re doing, I love you.” Wow, what comfort, what treasure… just what I needed before I even … Continue reading

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Dys-function-al

A sweet older lady recently complimented me on our large family saying, “It’s so nice to see a family that’s not dysfunctional these days.”  I nearly burst out laughing because we have not been the model family and we definitly are … Continue reading

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A Running Anniversary

At 35, 15 years ago, I decided to try running. Alternating a run then walk from one mailbox to the next was all I could manage, trying to rid my body of residual baby-weight. It took me 2 years before … Continue reading

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God Answers!

Are you ready? Because He will answer you! In the 39 years I’ve been walking with Jesus as my Lord and Savior, I’ve asked God for countless things… requests of all kinds. And I can tell you- He answers. I … Continue reading

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Choosing Joy

Choices come in all shapes and sizes, even colors. Daily I choose items, activities, clothing, and food. It’s a constant determination to make each of those good… or not. Unfortunately it can vary according to how tired I am. Making … Continue reading

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Beautiful Ugly

What is true beauty? Flawless perfection? Honest truth? Beloved memories? The Bible reminds us  skin-deep-good-looks are short lived,  but fear of God is forever gorgeous. The older I get, the more I’m banking on that!  My husband showed up at … Continue reading

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Seed Sprouting

For me, vacation and running go hand in hand. I love being outside and having a look around. Walking is nice but tends to take a looong time. Thus, my lack of patience produces jogging.  I’m always amazed how repetition … Continue reading

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