Central Park West

Central Park West

I went for a walk in Central Park this afternoon. OK, maybe I need to back up.  I wrote this while I was in New York City for in May.   So - this is an after-the-fact blog post!  Use your imagination as I start over. 🙂 I went for a walk in Central Park this...

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Happy 5th Blogiversary and Create Your Own Ice Cream Cake!

Happy 5th Blogiversary and Create Your Own Ice Cream Cake!

Five years ago tomorrow I wrote my first blog post on My Daily Bread Body and Soul.   It was my third attempt at creating a blog.  Three cameras, 2 computers, 3 different Wordpress themes, 686 posts, 2,242 comments and over 1 million views later ... here we are! My...

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Unplugged Solitude

Unplugged Solitude

Every day I read some type of "devotional" or encouraging spiritual words.  Sometimes I read from Jesus Calling by Sarah Young, and often times from Quest by Dr. David Jeremiah.  From time to time I throw in thoughts from My Utmost For His Highest by Oswald Chambers....

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and it was beautiful … by Kara Tippetts, Book Blog Tour

and it was beautiful … by Kara Tippetts, Book Blog Tour

In July of 2014 when my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer, my friend LindaKaye sent me a message and said, “My daughter has a friend fighting breast cancer right now. You must go read her blog at http://www.mundanefaithfulness.com/”. I did as LindaKaye suggested. I...

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What Is Your Dream?

What Is Your Dream?

What is your dream?  You know, that dream you have carried around with you for many years?  That dream that no one else knows about but surfaces in your daydreams from time to time? That dream that takes you back to your childhood. When my husband, Lee, (aka Chief,...

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The God-given Gift of Friendship

The God-given Gift of Friendship

One of the greatest gifts I have received in my lifetime is the gift of friendship.  I can think back at least 5 decades (and a little more) and name dozens of men and women who have walked with me in love and friendship.  The number of Godly men and women who...

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The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time

Today I was given a beautiful gift. The gift of time.  For many of us our daily calendars fill up with running from place to place. From task to task.  UP and out of the house early, in and out of the car, home again and then off to a meeting or the grocery store! So...

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You Really Aren’t Going To Believe This

You Really Aren’t Going To Believe This

Our 51-year-old nephew, Richard, is confined to a wheelchair due to a degenerating spinal stenosis.  A couple of years ago a fall in his place of business rendered him a quadriplegic.  A life-saving surgery fused rods in his neck leaving him unable to move his head...

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Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year 2016!

Happy New Year!  Wow, 2016.  I can't quite wrap my head around how the older I get the faster time goes.  I've heard that said before, but now I am experiencing it! I know no better way to begin this new year than with a healthy serving of soul food.  It is my prayer...

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Love Has A Name, Jesus

Love Has A Name, Jesus

Yesterday my friend and neighbor, Gaye, gave us this Christmas card.  Inside she wrote, “This was David’s favorite card last year so he ordered several (8!) boxes after Christmas.  I think he knew I would need the reminder.” She went on to explain that this is the...

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