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Rocked by Love

I looked out over the sunset and rocked back and forth at a steady pace. As I did, the steadfast love of the Lord rocked my soul and spoke into the moment. I was overtaken with peace. It was more than a whisper. It was like a rushing water with emphasis on His character. I … Continue readingRocked by Love

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It’s In The Fruit

“The thief comes to steal, kill and destroy.” (John 10:10) How do we know if we’re being robbed? The thief breaks into our lives with one agenda, to steal. And it’s the fruit of our inheritance he’s aiming for; love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. (Galatians 5:22-23) These are the trademarks of God’s beloved, … Continue readingIt’s In The Fruit

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Give the Gift of 10 Seconds

I started it when our kids were moving into their awkward years and snuggles weren’t readily available anymore. That’s when the “ten second rule” arrived on the scene. I began to hold them in a bear hug and started counting aloud. Rule was, there was no escaping until I got to ten. Awwwww. I can … Continue readingGive the Gift of 10 Seconds

Remain in the Source

Jesus came to be our source of life, our redemption and our escort all our days until we reach the finish. As I surveyed the past several days, an emptiness starting to take up residency in my heart, mixed with a craving for quiet connection with Jesus. A most beautiful nudge from the constant Savior … Continue readingRemain in the Source

At The Edge

Unto us a child was born. He is sovereign over life and holds the keys to eternity. Have you ever stood at the water’s edge and thought to yourself, “I could not begin to stop these rolling waves if I tried.”? Last I stood on the shore I had this thought and I bowed my … Continue readingAt The Edge

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It’s Strange, Yes

What a strange way to save the world. A Christmas baby in a manger, teenage virgin girl for a mom and a carpenter for a dad. Flying angels and reverent wise men. What an odd way for Jesus to make an entrance into our world. (Matthew 1:23) I remember. I remember singing about it from … Continue readingIt’s Strange, Yes


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