Faith

A Beautiful Perspective on Loss

A Beautiful Perspective on Loss

Several years back I remember reading a story about a young woman who had just given birth to her daughter. I can't remember all the specifics, but I think it went something like t...

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This Week

10 Ways to Guarantee Your Child Will Behave in Church

Over the past seven years, I’ve had a lot of experience taking my little ones to church. I’ve been blessed with six very energetic and explorative children, which in turn means I’ve received countless tips and tricks from fellow churchgoers about how to keep my children quiet…

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She said "yes!" to her best friend.

The Christmas tree is down, the decorations stored away, most of the gifts have been gently used or returned for those who were fortunate enough to receive gift receipts, and the children’s new toys are sitting in the middle of the playroom because they don’t have a home…

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Fortitude.

It seems like I now know more and more people who are facing heartbreak in their lives. Not like a break up, although that too can be gut-wrenching, grief inducing and disappointing.  I’ve likely always been surrounded by an equal amount of it but just been…

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Where Are You?

A week after our two-year-old granddaughter, Taylor, had spent a summertime vacation with us, I called for a chat. When I said hello, little Taylor yelled, “Grandma Sue! I wondered wherever you were.”

Of course, I was in the same place I’d been the last time Taylor…

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Family Devotional

The past two months have been filled with many good times spent with our family. We have had opportunities to spend a great deal of quality time together and I couldn’t be more thankful. In November we had our oldest son’s Confirmation and Thanksgiving, and of course, December…

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A Series of First Pregnancy Haikus

 

Pink or blue?

Waiting, waiting, surprise!

You are welcome

Life inside of me

First a flutter, then kick

Movement of a miracle

I love you

Created with love

I love you

What’s in a name?

Identity, meaning, purpose

In our hands

Transition, passage– 

There’s so much…

09 Jan 7:00 AM 0 Read More...
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