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The Bench That Floated: The Entrusted Gospel and the Gift of God

In the middle of the night, I found myself semi-conscious, awake enough to recognize the picture in my mind was something to remember. I envisioned the bench inherited from Grandmother and Daddy Joe, the antique dressing bench that set at the … Continue reading

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When God Asks You to Give Him Everything Including the Kitchen Sink

1Kings 18:18-21, 26-29 18 “I have not made trouble for Israel,” Elijah replied. “But you and your father’s family have. You have abandoned the Lord’s commands and have followed the Baals. 19 Now summon the people from all over Israel to meet … Continue reading

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Finding Hope in His Eye of the Storm

This is my family.  The photo below was taken this summer, following the water baptism of my youngest daughter, Brighten Hope.  Over the past couple of years, “water” has been “a thing” with our family. On Tax Day 2016, our … Continue reading

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DEEP WATERS

The house pictured above belongs to me.  This picture was taken 15 hours after we evacuated our house due to these deep waters (a flash flood). Seven years ago yesterday, I visited the community we now call home for the … Continue reading

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Knowing Him in the Storm

The past 7 years have been a season of constant struggle, much of which is directly related to our house. Sunday night as I went to bed I had a huge sense of peace come over me. As I lay … Continue reading

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Write Every Day Down, November 2015 YOU ARE WITH ME

Mostly sleepless, last night.  Unsure if it was too much caffeine or just the thoughts wrestling around in my brain. You always show up!  When I’m too tired, too sick, weary.  When I know, “Oh, How I need you!”  You … Continue reading

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Discipleship

For My Daddy on his birthday.  I miss you Daddy but I know I will see you again! I recently heard, these words which permeated my spirit and soul. The words were, “Everything is freaking broken!” For the record, freaking … Continue reading

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