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Gratitude

Thanksgiving is upon us, and it is time to be grateful. Not that we aren’t grateful any other days, but it’s a good reminder to stop and look around at the blessings that surround us every day. Of course, I’m … Continue reading

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What is your talent?

“God never gives us more than we can handle.” Isn’t that what everyone says to people who are in a situation they don’t think they can handle? I thought of that as we listened to the Gospel this week. In … Continue reading

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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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Magic-God or Real-God?

I am always sharing stories with my family about miracles that God is working in the lives of people that I know. Healings, opportunities being presented, relationships restored, and lives being saved. It makes me wonder sometimes if I am … Continue reading

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What kind of life do you want to lead?

Do you want to successful or significant? I read this question in the book On Fire, by John O’Leary (which is a great read if you’re looking for some inspirational summer reading) As I read it, I realized that the two are … Continue reading

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Explain

  When we can see our blessings and God’s work around us, it changes us. There is something different that is almost tangible. You may have felt it – the peace, the joy, the awe of seeing that there is … Continue reading

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Walk to Emmaus

  Have you heard the story about the walk to Emmaus? Two of the disciples are walking to a town seven miles away after Jesus has risen. They’re pretty downtrodden, are leaving Jerusalem in a spirit of defeat. Along the way, … 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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Happy Thanksgiving!

College kids are coming home, Christmas music is already playing on the radio, and the holiday season has begun. As we arrive at this week, which came much more quickly than I thought it would, I look forward and see … Continue reading

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Making Plans

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels. – … Continue reading

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