Author Archives: Karen May

About Karen May

Child of God, wife, mom, author, teacher, musician

Welcomed

We left Joseph and Mary in a state of rejection. Yes, there was mercy, but in the end it looks like each of them have rejected the other. Mary is pregnant and not by Joseph. Joseph will not raise the … Continue reading

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Dismissed

Her husband Joseph, since he was a righteous man, yet unwilling to expose her to shame, decided to divorce her quietly. Matthew 1:19 So often, Joseph is overlooked or only briefly mentioned in the events leading up to Jesus’ birth. … Continue reading

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Announced

“Behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called Son of the Most High and the Lord God will give him the throne of … Continue reading

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Betrothed

This weekend, we entered into the season of Advent. It’s a beautiful season of waiting, anticipating, and remembering. In keeping with the theme, we will wander slowly through the story of Jesus’ birth, stopping along the way to examine the … Continue reading

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True Thanksgiving

As we bring this month to a close and step into the season of Advent, we are reminded that all gratitude comes from the abundance we have in God. The water that turned into wine at the wedding in Cana … Continue reading

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Take a closer look

Before we lose Thanksgiving in all the hustle and bustle of Christmas, I’d like to give you a small tool to help keep you in a state of gratitude. It’s a simple practice, devised by St. Ignatius Loyola, that invites … Continue reading

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Enough is Enough

Our friend was in his home listening to the pitch of a well-known multi-level marketing company’s salesperson. The salesperson asked, “Are you happy with your current level of income?” and our friend immediately answered, “Yes.” The salesperson looked to the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Have a happy and blessed Thanksgiving! ~ Karen

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Challenging Gratitude

Not long ago, I was really irritated with my husband and I just couldn’t get past it. I tried, I really did, but I just couldn’t let it go. Finally, in prayer, I realized that I needed to say what … Continue reading

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Don’t look back

Justin Tucker, kicker for the Baltimore Ravens, was once commented that the most crucial time in a game is not the field goal that you miss, it’s the one after that really shows what you’re made of. In most things … Continue reading

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