Come Down From Your Higher Ground

Do you have a high ground? A place you feel safe and secure? Where everything seems just fine? Where you think you can see the enemy approaching? Most of us do. God has been tugging at me in a couple of ways lately. Urging me to step down from that place and meet His people […]

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Are You Parched?

My window-sill garden herbs are in a sad state.  The blame for their neglect is mine alone. They reside right above my kitchen sink, so conveniently located just 8 inches above an endless water supply with not one or two, but three gloriously convenient methods of delivery. I failed to give my tangy Italian seasoning the one thing it […]

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Overcoming Knee-Jerk Reactions

Every so often, I insist on brushing my boys’ teeth. They generally do a pretty decent job, but let’s face it, they are 8 and 6 year old boys, so they have not yet learned how close cleanliness is to Godliness. Two nights ago, as I was pushing the brush into my youngest son’s somewhat […]

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You Are Sought After

  Have you ever been, pursued, looked for, sought after?   I met my now husband in 2001 in Korea where we were both staff officers assigned to the same unit. We didn’t date there, but when he left there a month before I did in April 2002, we knew we wanted to keep in […]

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3 Lessons From Dog Poop About Overcoming Sin

As the mother of young boys, poop is the topic of far more conversations than I care to disclose, but this morning the idea was all mine. I took advantage of my husband’s later than usual departure for work and walked the dog.  Quiet walks alone aren’t a staple around here these days since those […]

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Pleading Guilty

Back in February I got a speeding ticket. True story. I know you are shocked!! I was so embarrassed that I could hardly tell my husband. My kids still don’t know. I had no idea I was speeding but the officer clocked me doing 62 in a 45.  I was ready to claim I thought the […]

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