Category Archives: Reflections

To All The Women Who Shape Our Lives…

I miss my mom most of all around our birthdays (hers was the day before mine, and forever connected through years of co-celebrations when really, she made me more the star than herself) – and Mother’s Day. Sometimes life seems … Continue reading

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How wonderful it is, how pleasant,     for God’s people to live together in harmony! It is like the precious anointing oil     running down from Aaron’s head and beard,     down to the collar of his robes. It is like the dew … Continue reading

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Promise unending…

    Not a single one of all the good promises the LORD had given to the family of Israel was left unfulfilled; everything he had spoken came true.                                                            – Joshua 21:45 …Like the promise of winter,  blossoming  into spring… … Continue reading

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More than just another song…

See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands…   – Isaiah 49:16 Have you ever found yourself singing along to a popular love song on radio and finding… with just a tiny tweak… it becomes a song … Continue reading

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Who…or What…is Following You?

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me All the days of my life… ~ Psalm 23: 5 (NKJV) Hmm…I don’t know about late night pizza cooking up a stew of dreams, but I have noticed…words and pictures do.  Especially the … Continue reading

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Stories in the hand

Life captured on film…in a painting…even just in a heart.  Moments ephemeral as clouds, caught and held…These are little stories in the hand… Like when I find his same corner of a smile in the four year old version of … Continue reading

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Enter His courts…

Whispers. Sometimes they come unbidden to our hearts.  The Holy Spirit putting thoughts of someone in your mind… Someone you haven’t thought of in years. Someone down the street. Someone you could easily call…another you have no idea where they … Continue reading

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Remembering…candles in the darkness

In our darkest days… even then, roses of His loveliness bloom.            Strangers-turned-comrades, secular and faithful, connect in grief,          in prayer, in hope. To keep our hearts turned as one, like sailors looking to … Continue reading

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Stained Glass

“Look!” Nebuchadnezzar shouted. “I see four men, unbound, walking around in the fire unharmed! And the fourth looks like a god…” So Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego stepped out of the fire. Then the high officers, officials, governors, and advisers crowded … Continue reading

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Emerald Legacy

As I’ve been writing this series of posts this week, I’ve been thinking of another incredible movie scene that has long stayed in my mind. Child actress, Patty Duke, as the young Helen Keller… wildly fighting, fighting, fighting against the … Continue reading

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