Author Archives: Jackie S

One Thing

As I was praying the other day, I had the oddest picture pop into my head.  Initially I felt like it was a distraction, but then I focused in on it.  The picture was of a Dr. Seuss character “Thing … Continue reading

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Lessons from Hacksaw Ridge

Last night I watched a surprisingly excellent movie.  I say surprisingly because I  am not a war/combat movie fan.  As a child, I was forced to watch way too many war movies and westerns, so generally they are not my … Continue reading

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A place

It is hard when you are walking through something to surrender and realize God is working out stuff in you through the process.  When we see others getting an upper hand, it is easy to think that things are unfair. … Continue reading

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Thickened Gospel

I’ve never tasted them but I’ve heard that the thickener used to make liquids thicker have no taste.  Despite that, most of the people who I come in contact with that are forced to drink thickened liquids have a different … Continue reading

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Restoring Process

I love home restoration shows.  I remember when I first discovered them, there was Extreme Home makeover, Color Splash and Design on a Dime.  Now I love watching Fixer Upper, Love it Or List It, Flip or Flop and Property … Continue reading

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Know Thy Self

“You don’t know someone until you know what they want.” It was a quote in a movie playing on the television.  I suppose it caught my attention because I have been searching for what I truly want in life.  The statement … Continue reading

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Running from the enemy

There’s a story on 2nd Samuel chapter 15-19 that begins with David running from his son.  Absalom was attempting to take the kingdom of Israel from David.  As I listened to the story, I thought “Why is the king running?”   David was the … Continue reading

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Luxury Properties

POD #30: 3 Luxury Properties Location, Location, Location, that is what immediately comes to mind when I think of luxury properties.  My husband and I have been looking at vacation properties in Puerto Rico, with his long-term goal being to … Continue reading

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Help is on the way

POD #29: Help is on the way When I think about times that I have needed help, and received it from a totally unexpected source, my mind is overwhelmed with the examples. Like the time I needed money to get … Continue reading

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3 Kinds of People

POD #28: 3 Kinds of People Pivot person Today I celebrate my eighteenth anniversary.  We almost didn’t make it the second time around.  Five years into our second marriage together, it almost ended.  But one person was brave enough to … Continue reading

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