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Lessons from a Failed Marriage

Twenty seven years ago today I said “I do.” . Despite having spent most of three years with him, I had spent the four months prior to “I do” running from that relationship. Broken, I was young and honestly jumped … Continue reading

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Three little letters

My heart leapt from my chest when he uttered those three little letters.  I had no idea how much it would mean to me to hear him refer to it with that word.  We had talked many times about it, … Continue reading

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Songs speak to me. I suppose that is really what music is created to do. The pictures that I get listening to music often flood me with so many ideas that it is hard for me to pause and process. … Continue reading

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Have you ever just needed a cup of coffee?  Old school coffee, not the k-cup kind.  Coffee where you grind up the beans, put the grounds in the coffee filter and brew a whole pot.  I love the aroma from … Continue reading

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The Plank

I am getting used to God speaking to me about my behavior when I think that I have been wronged personally. Maybe I am the only one who gets a righteous indignation about certain behaviors from others. That is where … Continue reading

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It’s not what it looks like

My struggle is real. If we are all honest, it is real for each and every one of us. I tend to keep my struggle quiet. Usually, it is silent. That is, until it erupts like a volcano spewing out … Continue reading

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Guarding the Heart of Marraige

Malachi 2:15-16 (CJB) And hasn’t he made [them] one [flesh] in order to have spiritual blood-relatives? For what the one [flesh] seeks is a seed from God. Therefore, take heed to your spirit, and don’t break faith with the wife … Continue reading

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Much appreciated

[POD] #9: Much appreciated Write about this: Who or what do you appreciate? And this: How fun is that, the revelry of appreciation? And this: What new can you find to appreciate, using both meanings? When I think about appreciation, … Continue reading

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Lead the Way

God has placed on my heart a burden for marriages in the church. It comes in waves, but when it hits I can hardly move under the weight of it.  At times I feel like it us a selfish burden, … Continue reading

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Calming the Sea{#Write31Days}

One of the definitions of trust is dependence on something future or contingent :  hope. About two years into my second marriage, I put my trust in God for my husband’s surrender to Him.  I can’t say my husband is not a believer; … Continue reading

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