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Yesterday & Tomorrow

For the last fourteen years, I’ve had a day where I’ve stood between two days, looking back and looking ahead.  Today is that day.  Fourteen years ago when I looked back at that “yesterday” and ahead to that “tomorrow,” I didn’t know that I would come to call it...
Faith Heart-Attack-recovery

Trust & Obey

For there’s no other way. But to trust and obey. This photograph was taken one year ago today.  A few hours after the vent was removed, following open heart surgery, my husband began to wake and once again I saw the mercy of the Lord.  I marveled then and...
Devotionals Faith

In The Course of Reading

One of my greatest delights is to see the goodness or the hand of the Lord in the land of the living. I’ve been so amazed through the years at the many times we have come upon a verse, in the natural course of reading, that was so appropriate...
Faith More Slices of Life Motherhood

Labels and Names

I’m mulling over a Kelly Crawford “quiverfull” article I read yesterday.  It so resonated with me (as her writings often do) and brought to mind several related labels and names.  One thing that came to mind almost immediately is the number of times recently that I’ve wanted to distance...