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Posts tagged ‘suffering’

There’s No Place Like…

I dare not say a word, because I know if I try to speak, I will cry. The lump in my throat chokes me and it is a battle to hold back tears. All I can think of are the precious hearts I’m leaving behind.

I take each sweet little face keep reading here

Happy Valentine’s Day?

blog248pic1I just had lunch with a sweet friend who is recently divorced after seven years of marriage. She tried everything she could to stay married; but when the person you are married to no longer wants to be married it is a hard battle to continue here

Open Doors?

blog246pic1_edited-1It’s a new week with a new issue. How far do we open our door? Do we open it all the way? Do we close it for a while? Where are Christians supposed to stand on this issue? Do we trust or fight our government? Do we fight continue reading here

Nasty!

post245pic1The Women’s March on Washington was Saturday, and in case you were in a coma, or hiding under a rock somewhere, you are aware of its celebration of Nasty Women.

From all of the reporting I’ve seen about this march, it wasn’t really a march for women’s rights so much as it was a continue reading here

Taking Risks

post244pic1It is a new year, barely beyond the middle of January and I suspect most of your resolutions (like mine if I made them anymore!) have faded into history. How’s that new diet? New reading plan? New devotional plan? Exercising every day? Anger issue abating? Self-improvement plan on schedule? Spending quality and quantity time with God? With your family?

Life is a series of changes and there is always something about ourselves that we’d like to change for the better. However, the reality is that we won’t make the changes we need to make until we are ready to keep reading here

Temporary Discomfort

post240pic1Who is the last person you want to see moving past you to get to the window seat in your airplane row? Yep: someone with dark circles under her eyes, pale cheeks, parched lips and throw-up bags tucked into the back pocket of her jeans.

Well, actually, that person might not be the worst seat companion. Someone must sit next to one of the continue here

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