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Mountain

“Then Jesus said to the disciples,'Have faith in God. I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, 'May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,' and it will happen. But you must really believe it will happen and have no doubt in your heart.’” -Mark 11:23 I wonder what went… Continue reading Mountain

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Gift

It was Christmas 2010. I had just received the greatest gift I could ever unwrap, a baby boy swaddled up in a soft white muslin blanket. Not just any baby boy, however, he was a big brown eyed, curly haired boy, exactly the answer to my husband and I’s prayers. We’d been praying five years to… Continue reading Gift

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A Song & A Kiss

I was in a deep sleep. A sweet sleep, but not deep enough to block out the cries of my little boy. Those types of deep sleeps no longer exist in my world. I crawl out from under the warmth of the covers, fumbling to find the floor, my wool lined slippers and something to… Continue reading A Song & A Kiss

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Free

Bright, lights, white, needles, gowns, hair nets, apple juice, IVs…oh my! I do not have a deep affection for hospitals, not because they aren’t doing the world, including myself, a huge and meaningful service…but quite frankly, I’m a bit of a chicken and I don’t like pain. Every time I have to go to the… Continue reading Free

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Daddy’s

Dear Dad, Growing up, I always wanted to be just like you. I am sure you noticed how at the dinner table I would cut my food just like you did, keeping everything separate on the plate rather than mixing it all together. That’s how daddy did it, and that’s how I would too. I am… Continue reading Daddy’s

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Stripped

I love old Hymns. I mean the good-old fashioned, original melody, belt-it-out type Hymns with words so rich they can’t all be taken in at once. Every time you sing that ‘same old’ hymn, something new finds its way off the page and hits you right smack in the heart. And you belt the line… Continue reading Stripped