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AT THE BEACH WITH JESUS

It has been a long time since I was at the beach. Growing up I could see it out my bedroom window, plus living only fifty miles from the equator allowed us to swim year around. Since

YOUR PERSONALITY & YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

Eating breakfast this morning I was thinking how the future is a clean slate. We have a huge amount of control over that clean slate through our choices, but there is the element of both “life” and

JESUS HUGS

As I stood in line at the grocery this morning to pick up my prescription, a grandmother and a kindergarten-age boy were waiting to speak to a pharmacist. I wondered if he was home from school sick,

DANCING WITH JESUS

I thought I’d share a journal entry of one of my dancing with Jesus times, just in case you think a relationship with Jesus is super-spiritual. Thursday, September 16, 2010 I planned ahead for tonight (knowing my

MY (NOT) WRITER’S RETREAT

See this picture of me with my laptop? This is what it looks like to be on a writer’s retreat and instead of writing be doing inane things, like making the touch-pad scroll, or finding how to get

ARE YOU SOMEONE’S “PERMISSION”?

There are times in life when someone or something strikes a chord in you, giving you “permission” to be more authentic. In the midst of everyday life there is suddenly an “aha” moment—if they can do that

WHAT ARE YOUR SPIRITUAL EMOTIONS?

Sitting at Starbucks this morning I’m thinking about how life is a mixed bag of emotions. When my husband died I was surprised to find I could be grieving and yet still enjoy my latte, smile at

BOJANGLES, EGGS, & CHRISTMAS FUN

It’s 8:30 in the morning, I’m sitting at Starbucks, and guess what? I got the cup with birch trees on it today, and while I like all three of the Christmas cups I enjoy the birch tree