Morning Words – Feb 20

The Lord is your cover. “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalm 91. Although our God is huge, to rest in his shadow we need to remain close. Our job is to live in a place of God – at the center of God’s…

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Morning Words – Feb 15

Happy gumdrop day, single awareness day and hippo day (no idea, but true!) “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” Isaiah 30. In John 14:27, He assures you that He…

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Sunrise Words – Feb 14

Yep, I need to hear this today. Focus your mind and actions on these things: Encouraging others, Keeping a praise song in your heart, Being thankful, Being humble in your dealings with others. When you focus your mind and actions on doing these things rather than the wasteful activity of worry and anxiety, then you…

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Waiting for my Muse

Yes, I blog. I blog because I love to express my feelings in writing. To clarify and expand my ideas in black and white.  In December, last year, I became a “full-time” writer …which gifted me with “full-time” writer’s block. Because since I now need to write, I can’t … yeah I got nothing. I…

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Sunsets, Barney and Snicker Bars

January 27, 2017. My mother would be 84 today.  She died when she was 62.  I often think, she was just done.  She seemed a bit tired of living. Just before she died, she decided to quit radiation for her brain tumor. Chemo never was an option and the radiation was purely to extend her…

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#joy

I love to write. I always have. My freshman year of high school, I had one of those special teachers…Dr. Calhoun.  He was tough, he was exacting, but at the same time he taught us and taught us well.  It was 9th grade English and I fell in love with words. When I entered 10th…

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Run to the Roar

It is said, “When we lack the guts to go after our God-sized dreams, we rob God of the glory He deserves. Twice in the past few months, I’ve hear the story of running to the roar. Not sure I’ve heard this before, or maybe it just has a new significance. The story takes place…

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Open Letter to America

Have you ever been awe struck? The kind of speechlessness where you are bursting to say something, to express yourself, but words seem too simple. It’s been a little over a week since I watched the colors being presented, the giant cake ever so slowly being guided across the carpet and the 50+ men and…

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True things that go bump in the night

She sat on the long, concrete driveway, bowl of candy in her lap, dishing out handful after handful as the kids just kept coming. The eerie music, chains and screams blared from the front window through old crackling speakers. To the left in the grey-rocked cactus garden stood life-sized mannequins wearing Halloween garb, scary masks,…

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