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In the Turning

He's six now, in that stage of life where you lose your top two front teeth. He's only lost one of those top ones so far, and one on the bottom, adjacent to it. He's definitely snaggle-toothed and what we all know is that losing those baby teeth is a turning. It is just one… Continue reading In the Turning

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Oh, I See

Have you ever had one of those moments when the skies parted and you felt like, just for a second, you could see a bigger picture? Or maybe the opposite is true for you, do you have a tendency, like I do, to overfocus on some things because they seem like the main thing or… Continue reading Oh, I See

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Orange Colored Sky

Sometimes life feels hard. Sometimes it feels delicious, like pure grace. Often it feels like both. I read recently about how people were always asking Jesus for a sign, a way to know what was going to happen next. Jesus evidently got frustrated with the asking and told the people, the only sign I will… Continue reading Orange Colored Sky

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Simply Scorching

I have a weekly zoom meeting with women from all over the nation. We always begin with a weather check. Yesterday, after the Texas weather report, they asked how in the world we were coping here with no rain and day after day of 100 plus degree temperatures. I said, We've been beaten down into… Continue reading Simply Scorching

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Our Shiny Streets

Summer. It is blazing hot here in Texas. I've been on an intentional break from everything except our family. It's been nice to be off the grid a bit, especially because all the news continues to be so dismal and hard to bear. I never take a break from journaling or devotional reading. It sustains… Continue reading Our Shiny Streets