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Why Didn’t I Take Them Mosquito Repellant?

On September 1, I got a new hip. I've never had major surgery before. I'm less than three weeks into the recovery. Because I was in so much pain this summer leading up to the surgery, I took the summer off from writing and speaking. I missed it but I was hurting so much I… Continue reading Why Didn’t I Take Them Mosquito Repellant?

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Your Homework: Heartwork

I assigned homework. Yes, I did. I assigned homework to my husband and told him it was due that day. He is a school administrator. Like all school leaders across the land, he is having a tough year. It comes right on the heels of that other tough year, 2020. We all thought 2020 was… Continue reading Your Homework: Heartwork

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Addition

What a difference a week makes. This time last week I was headed into hip replacement surgery. I was desperately ready for it after a spring and summer of growing pain and decreasing mobility. Through the hard summer God kept teaching me and showing me all the lessons in the pain. Last week I shared… Continue reading Addition

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The Art of Waiting

Have you ever made plans only to have them washed away? I took the summer off with visions of rest, refilling, refueling. Honestly, I was a little tired of hearing myself talk and write. At the same time I took a break from writing and speaking, the people at Jesus Calling put a pause on… Continue reading The Art of Waiting

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My 50 Day New Life Challenge List

Fifty days ago it was Easter Sunday. Shortly after that I wrote about the bluebonnets, inspired by a trip across Texas where the bluebonnets and their friends were in full show-off mode. I wrote, the bluebonnets are a tangible sign that we cannot only survive hard times but possibly come out of those times even… Continue reading My 50 Day New Life Challenge List