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NEW YEAR -- NEW SCRIPTURE -- NEW WORD

In November/December of every year, I start to keep my eyes open, and pray, for a Scripture and word that speaks to me to help ground and guide me for the following year. 

My Scriptures and words for the past

MY YEAR IN REVIEW 2018

I am grateful to say that once again I had a year full of excitement, fun, and success. However, I will also remember 2018 as full of challenges and difficulties I never saw coming. Read on to find out more! 

12 THINGS MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME

This is my mother, Joan. 

 

I have always had a close relationship with my mother, and she has been hugely influential in my life. In fact, as I pored over photos of her for this blog, I…

2016: MY YEAR IN REVIEW

The top news stories for 2016 according to many mainstream media outlets included a contentious election, civil wars, devastating fires, terrorism around the globe, and the deaths of some of the most influential musicians of our time. While the impact…

"YOUR VOICE IS YOUR INSTRUMENT"

Yesterday as I was choosing worship songs for our upcoming Sunday service, I came across the song “All Heaven Declares” by Noel & Tricia Richards (© 1987), inspired by Psalm 19:1. It stirred a memory in me, one that was…

MY SCARIEST MOMENT OF 2015, AND THE POWER OF PRAYER

One Friday evening in the spring of 2015, my husband and I attended an author friend’s book launch in a cozy local coffee shop. It had been a long week and I was fatigued, but it was important for me…