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Joy of the Lord

“The joy of the Lord is my strength.” I’ve never heard this like I did a couple days ago. I have been battling a health issue for the last few months. Delays in getting into doctors, long waits to see … Continue reading

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What do we desire?

I heard a reflection that Eve’s eating the apple was actually a good thing. It’s what made us human. It went on to describe life without the fall. Adam wouldn’t toil in the ground, food would just grow around him, … Continue reading

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The Gift of Today

It’s easy to say we are blessed when we get the job we wanted, when we’re healthy and happy, and when we avoid tragedy that brushed close enough to feel. But on those days when we don’t get the job, … Continue reading

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Guidance

One of my “things” is to tell people to listen in prayer. And the question that follows most of the time is, “How?” It takes practice and it takes intention. We can invite God into a moment, but we rarely … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Gift

The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross Luke 23: 44-46 It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the … Continue reading

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Unexpected Blessings

    After my fourth child, I had major postpartum that manifested in anxiety and panic attacks. Looking back now, I really don’t ever want to do that again. It was just awful. But, at the same time, I would … Continue reading

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Coming Home

  Alan Graham, of Mobile Loaves and Fishes, says that the main cause of homelessness is a catastrophic failure of the family. If the family of a person with mental illness, disabilities or drug addiction doesn’t have the financial, emotional, or … Continue reading

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What about when we need mercy?

  In this Year of Mercy, we hear many ways that we can and should be merciful. The Works of Mercy are actions, whether physical, mental, or spiritual. As a person who loves to help others, this is very accessible to … Continue reading

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Seasons

Fall is finally arriving. Summer can take so long to leave in Texas, and I just relish these days when the morning air is crisp and the afternoons are bright with a cool breeze gently waving the leaves and flowers … Continue reading

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Priorities

“Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, nor the strong man glory in his strength, nor the rich man glory in his riches; but rather, let him who glories, glory in this, that in his prudence he knows … Continue reading

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