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Thanksgiving 2015

From me (and my family) to you, Happy Thanksgiving 2015 We celebrate God’s merciful kindness this Thanksgiving! I’m filled with awe and gratitude for the opportunities the Lord has given me and I am thankful to be able to share this blog with you. I sincerely wish you love,...
Christmas Devotionals

Keep A Settled Heart

I don’t know of a time of year that has more potential to be more oppressive, more directive, or more influential regarding thoughts and emotions than this time of year — this “holiday season.”  I’m compelled to write today to affirm or to warn myself (and you) to keep...
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His Grace is Enough

Are you having a difficult time seeing and believing that the grace of the Lord is sufficient for you — for whatever concerns you — for the circumstances in which you find yourself today? Do you long to know — to see and believe — that His grace is...
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Nancy’s “Beau-az”

Nancy's Beau-az, the wedding of Nancy and Robert Wolgemuth, witnessing the commitment they made to one another and the intended picture they represented. It was awe inspiring to experience the magnificent picture and the great-great blessing of the anticipation and hope we have for the ultimate wedding: the...
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Strengthen The Things That Remain

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead.  2  Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain,...
Devotionals Faith Wayward's

Don’t Give Up

Giving up is not an option. Cutting off all contact is not an option. Negating or negotiating wrong choices is not an option. Reversing the damages is not an option — that is to say, whatever precipitated the wrong choices is done. You cannot recreate the past. If you...
Devotionals Faith Potpourri

Big Trees Small Seeds

Every seed grows. In the midst of everyday life, seeds are planted.  A lot of the time — perhaps most of the time — we don’t even notice the seeds that are planted.  Ideas. Pictures. Envy. Desires. Regrets. Pride. Shame. Hope. Doubt.  All sorts of seeds drop, drop, drop...
Faith More Slices of Life

…feelings in the spin cycle

Do you ever feel like your feelings or your emotions are in a spin cycle — as if life’s experiences or circumstances are spinning out all your feelings or emotions?  Sometimes my washer spins so long I wonder how in the world there’s any moisture at all left in...