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The God Who Sees Me


God is a God who sees. Why is this important to remember? What comfort can we draw from it? To fully understand the importance, we must examine the passage where God is revealed as a God who sees. In Genesis chapters 16 and 21 we have an amazing account of an angel of the Lord … Continue reading The God Who Sees Me

Learning to Accept I’m not Superwoman: Part 2 Grocery Shopping and Adequacy


I sit in my car in the parking lot of our local Walmart going over the grocery game plan with my sons. We are going into the store, getting our five items, go through the self check out, and then leave. I further stress to my sons that they are to follow me and not … Continue reading Learning to Accept I’m not Superwoman: Part 2 Grocery Shopping and Adequacy

Learning to Accept that I’m Not Superwoman: One Woman’s Continuing Journey to Find Fulfillment with Faults and All. (Part 1: Taking Stock)


I am a perfectionist. I know this about myself, and while it aids me greatly in many things, I also know that it is a hindrance that I must overcome. There is nothing wrong with wanting to do well, but one cannot realize one’s full worth when always expecting excellent results in all one does. … Continue reading Learning to Accept that I’m Not Superwoman: One Woman’s Continuing Journey to Find Fulfillment with Faults and All. (Part 1: Taking Stock)

My Favorite Book Read in 2019


One of the things I like best about the end of the year, is to see posts with lists of the best books of the year. I asked myself, “Which book that I read this year was my favorite?” I’m an avid reader, and I have read many really good books this year, however I … Continue reading My Favorite Book Read in 2019

The Possibility of Extraordinary


  It’s Christmas season, a time of year when we focus on joy, yet how do we overcome those days and weeks when joy seems so distant?   Yesterday was one of those days for me, well, in all honesty, this entire week has been filled with days like this. I’ve been under a tremendous … Continue reading The Possibility of Extraordinary

You Light up My Life


  “And lo, the star, which they had seen in the east, went on before them, until it came and stood over where the Child was. And when they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy” (Matthew 2:9a-10 NASB).   I always loved going to Santa’s Workshop when I was in elementary school. … Continue reading You Light up My Life

We Need Each Other: An Advent Reflection


“And she gave birth to her first-born son; and she wrapped Him in cloths, and laid Him in a manger” (Luke 2:7a NASB).   God the Son comes to earth as a newborn baby. This baby Jesus was not self-sufficient in any way and he completely depended upon others to care for him, nourish him, … Continue reading We Need Each Other: An Advent Reflection