Prepare the Way

I went on a short jog in the heat of the afternoon last Sunday and I asked God for some wisdom regarding a piece I have been toying with for a while.  perhaps my head cold had moved into my lungs or it was my recent lack of discipline in running that resulted in such […]

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On the Waldo Canyon Fire

My heart has a great sadness it can no longer contain.  Our city is on fire.  My family is not in danger, but my emotions are raw. Saturday morning, I got a text from my husband saying he’d seen a fire near Garden of the Gods.  By Saturday evening, it was a 600 acre wild-fire causing […]

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The Great Colorado Vacation of 2012

Most people who know me, or have read any number of my other blogs like Battle Plans, know that I am, by nature, a planner.  That is why I am so often convicted by verses like James 4:13-15 and Matthew 6:34.  If I had planned out every detail of our vacation and insisted on following a strict […]

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Off the Grid

This is the second musing from our Illinois vacation.  On the first morning we were visiting my husband’s small town of Strasburg, Illinois, he went out for a run, promising to be back in time for me to get mine in before he went golfing with his brothers.  As the minutes dragged on, I mentally […]

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Green Haze

Between recovering from the Spartan Race and the return of my husband last month, I haven’t had much of an opportunity to run or write lately.  Thankfully, I was able to do both during our recent vacation in Illinois to visit family.  We drove somewhere around 2,500 miles and visited St. Joseph, Peoria, Chicago and Strasburg.  The […]

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April Craft Days Recap

April was supposed to be for making Mother’s Day gifts, but it seems like a few of the ladies are planning to keep their creations for themselves.  As always we had a wonderful time chatting around the messy desks.  This time it was particularly sweet, as our conversations centered primarily around the return of our […]

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