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A Mess of Stress

Does life feel like a mess of stress lately? We’re living in a time of heightened anxiety, how do we find calm? The top five major stressors of life – death, divorce, moving, illness and job loss – have come together to create the perfect storm. Even the lesser anxieties have blown in to join the…

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Do You Need a Praycation?

Do You Need a Praycation? Who doesn’t need a reprieve from all the news lately? Who would not like to run away and stick their head in the sand right about now? I admit, I can get quite caught up in it all. I research everything, and it can be a bit disturbing as I…

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Shielded

Video version of this blog here. Our grandkids’ recent squirt gun competition in our pool quickly turned into a water bucket battle. They ditched the squirt guns and began throwing pails of water at each other, all in fun. They played two against one – ten-year-old Jayden against five-year-olds Carson and Maya. I guess they…

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Are You Missing Out?

Watch/listen to video of this blog here: YouTube I hate to miss a good time, don’t you? When I was a young girl, I would sit at the top of the stairs listening to the conversation coming from the kitchen when my parents had company. Occasionally, I would hear, “Penny, get in bed!” But I…

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Who Carries You?

VIDEO VERSION OF THIS BLOG: https://youtu.be/BEgBlRviXP4   Who or what carries you when the road of life is long and hard? Perhaps you’ve heard Christians comment, “I don’t know how non-believers do life without Christ.” Perhaps you’ve said it yourself, as I have. Today is one of those days. What would I do if I wasn’t…

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Peace on Earth is Not Cancelled

A wall hanging at Hobby Lobby gripped my attention last week. The round, six-inch plaque simply said, “Peace on earth.” A cynical part of me scoffed, yeah right. What peace? Is peace on earth even possible? We see anything but peace today – political unrest, rebellion against the things of God, religious liberty threatened, heightened…

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Prayerdemic Prayers – Hope Is Not Cancelled!

Let’s have a prayerdemic! Please join me in praying this scriptural prayer for America and the world, for He is the hope of all nations (Matthew 12:21). Let’s agree together in prayer for repentance, revival and restoration. Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalm 33:12   Heavenly Father, thank You that you…

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While You Were Sleeping…

From virus to riots to government scandals, many may be questioning, “God, where are you?” But maybe the question is where we have been. I wonder, has the enemy been using what’s comfortable in our lives to lull our soul to sleep? Could we have made it easy for the enemy to advance against us…

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Please Come…

Spring is in bud and summer will soon be in full bloom. The season bears invitations to graduation parties, barbecues, pool parties and of course, weddings. On the invitation, you will be asked to “RSVP.”  RSVP is an acronym for the French phrase, répondez s’il vous plait, which means “respond if you please.” When RSVP…

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