Happy New Year 2014!

Happy New Year 2014!

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV Happy New Year!  I just love new beginnings and the new year is no exception. It seems that near the end of the year everything from...

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Immanuel, God With Us

Immanuel, God With Us

Merry Christmas!  As I sit in the warmth of my living room this morning, sun streaming through the big windows and frost sparkling across everything outside, I am in awe that our mighty, sovereign God would choose to come into this world for me - and for you. ...

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Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

Every where I go these days I hear people say, "Are you ready for the holidays?" "Are you ready for Christmas?" "Do you have your shopping done?" From there the conversations seem to be the same. "No! I can't believe it is less than 2 weeks to Christmas!" "No! I have...

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The Glory and The Splendor / 1 Chronicles 29:11

The Glory and The Splendor / 1 Chronicles 29:11

On a recent trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama this site caught my husband's attention as we passed over the dam on Tuscaloosa Lake.  He said, "did you see that?"  As usual, I bobbed my head up from whatever I was reading and missed the view.  As is typical with my very...

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Patience To Bloom

Three summers ago my friend Nancy gave me a little slip of a hibiscus syriacus, also known as a Rose of Sharon.  The Rose of Sharon is known as a hardy shrub.  I had visions of this little slip growing tall and bearing oodles of large trumpet-shaped flowers with...

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Friday’s Soul Food

I absolutely love this quote by Oswald Chambers.  He is referring to John 4:11 which says, "The woman said to him, “Sir, you have nothing to draw water with, and the well is deep. Where do you get that living water? "  The woman at the well came to draw water at the...

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Certified Planner, List Maker and Control Freak

For me it doesn't matter if it is the middle of the night or the middle of the morning, my mind is making lists.  Thinking ahead.  Making plans.  Running through the "what ifs". Am I the only one? Does anyone else over-plan, over-think everything? The rest of the...

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