Tag Archives: strength

Riding the Rapids

We were tubing down the Frio River many years ago, and our then 5-year-old daughter was going over some rapids that made her really nervous. She was bouncing her around on her tube, and she was not in control. We … Continue reading

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Ritual and Relationship

We all have our rituals. Little things that we do to put ourselves in order. Wearing a certain shirt or socks for a competition or performance. The place we sit at the table for dinner. The way we get ready … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Oceans

Okay, I usually only do Music Mondays in the summer, but I have to add this one today. I love the faith and confidence that comes in this song. When we step out, when God calls us to something difficult, … 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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Dare to Dream

  I found this the other day on Instagram, and had to share it with you. Thank you @honestwomanhood for an incredible reflection. Enjoy! Disturb us, Lord, when we are too well pleased with ourselves, when our dreams have come … Continue reading

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One more step

The Ninth Station: Jesus Falls for the Third Time   Psalm 37:23-24 The valiant one whose steps are guided by the LORD, who will delight in his way, May stumble, but he will never fall, for the LORD holds his … Continue reading

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Working Out

  In January and February, the gyms are full of New Year’s resolutions. Classes are full, registrations are at the yearly high, and spirits are high. Then, about March, things thin out quite a bit. It’s why those gyms want … Continue reading

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Stained Glass

This morning, I was sitting in the shadow of greatness as I had coffee with a friend of mine. His son was in a horrible car accident last spring and has had a recovery that is nothing short of miraculous. … Continue reading

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First Steps

It’s the most wonderful thing to watch a young child just start to walk on their own. They’ve been holding on to fingers, couches, tables, and even a toy as they walk, and finally they have enough balance and confidence … Continue reading

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I’ve Got the Key

I have a decorative key hanging from my rearview mirror. It seems a funny thing, and you would think that as a woman of faith, I would have something a little more religious hanging there. But, for me, it’s a … Continue reading

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