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Do Not Worry

In stark contrast to what we see across evening news channels, social media pages and newspaper headlines come these words of Jesus “…do not worry about your life…” (Matt 6:25) In light of the ever-widening fear and emotionally-charged hysteria surrounding … Continue reading

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The “Shoulds”

At first glance, the word “should” seems innocent enough.  But even its definition exposes its critical nature: “used to indicate obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticizing someone’s actions.”  Taking it a step further, let’s be real with each other for a … Continue reading

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Applause

You know those moments when you are just hum-drumming along in your day and suddenly you are catapulted into a glimpse of the eternal?  Sometimes it’s one of those majestic Texas sunrises or sunsets that literally takes your breath away. … Continue reading

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Unexpected Joy

I named this blog Unexpected Joy because that has been a theme in my life over the last couple years & something I want more of in this season of being a stay at home mom.  Unexpected joy that comes from … Continue reading

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“What The World Needs Now…”

Sing with me: “…is love, sweet love. It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of.” Well, sorry Jackie DeShannon but I beg to differ…well sort of.  True that what we all need is love – to know we … Continue reading

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Fan or Follower

Sitting at the IF Conference back in February with hundreds of other women we sang together these words : …Spirit lead me where my trust is without borders Let me walk upon the waters Wherever You would call me Take … Continue reading

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I Love My Kids By Loving Their Dad

I tend to measure my role as “mom” by the things I do for my little.  Read to him today & limited TV time…check….fed him nutritious foods for every meal & successfully avoided sugar…check….practiced alphabets while simultaneously changing diaper…check.  The mental … Continue reading

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