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Blessed or not?

I like blessings, don’t you? We are promised blessings in the Bible, aren’t we? Jesus has a whole thing about them on the Sermon on the Mount. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Angel Eyes

When my daughter comes home from college, one of the first things she does is sit down at our piano and play Jim Brickman’s Angel Eyes. It’s a beautiful song that just brings me joy and peace when I hear the … Continue reading

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Music Monday: I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

  I love to dance. Moving to music, being spun around a dance floor, and even the coordinated line dances are all so much fun. Research shows that music and movement release endorphins, help facilitate healing, and improve our overall … Continue reading

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Where does change begin?

I am not a fan of politics, particularly in today’s environment. I truly admire and appreciate those who are committing their lives to making changes and trying to shape our world through it, but on no level is it for … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder

    Last week, my family and I went hiking in Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks. As you can see from the pictures, it was spectacularly beautiful. If you have never been there, you’ll have to trust me that … Continue reading

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Let me Love you

It’s funny how such a small change can make such a big difference. Move a plant over three feet, from the shade to the sun, and it can make a difference whether it lives or dies, especially here in Texas. On … Continue reading

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Clouds

I was talking to a friend last night about the stunning pictures he had taken during a photography trip to the Grand Tetons. I have been there before, but I’ve never seen it like this. The pictures were fantastic, and … Continue reading

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Thin

I have a friend who has recently had a longing for heaven. She wasn’t sure how to describe it, other than seeing the beauty of creation, and seeing glimpses of heaven in it. “The veil is so thin,” is what … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry

Do you know the “Don’t Worry” passage in the Bible? It’s the one where Jesus explains that we aren’t to worry about what we are to wear, eat, or drink. I have always found that to be a little confusing. … Continue reading

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A Simple Gift

The Christmas season is such a time of contrasts. It’s a time of giving, sharing, beautiful decorations, hot chocolate, and snow (all of it fake here). At the same time, it’s a time of stress, too many performances/tests/parties, shopping, lines, … Continue reading

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