Category Archives: Spiritual Application

Your Storm

My friend, Jan, moved from Florida to Western North Carolina. She is passionate about taking pictures of our beautiful mountains. Having lived here now through a few rough winters, Jan shared with me how she observed that evergreens and other … Continue reading

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Parents: 10 Ways to Handle your Child’s Teacher

Kids aren’t the only ones headed back to school. Teachers are gearing up for a new school year too. But for many of my teacher-friends, they never did gear down. If they weren’t teaching summer school or reading camps, they … Continue reading

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When You Need God’s Protection: A Reflection on Psalm 3

Last year I saw the movie “Risen.” In one point of the movie every man had shields in front of their bodies—then they moved them to above their heads, and it was like an overhead wall covering the entire army. … Continue reading

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Your Strong Roots~A Reflection of Psalm 1

The difference is real. The woman who walks with God is the recipient of His blessings. She is like a tree whose roots are firmly established and stretch to the river to receive their nourishment. She entwines her roots around … Continue reading

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Letting Go-Living Life Together:Inspiration #6

Letting go of the past isn’t always easy. For most though, the decision to “let go” catapults us into a new beginning, either physically or emotionally. Today I symbolically let go of a 35 year teaching career by handing over … Continue reading

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What’s that Smell?

The sense of smell can be a beautiful thing. With it we experience the pleasure of tasty food. The smell of lavender envelopes me with peace, and honeysuckle floods my heart with joy. What are your favorite smells? How does … Continue reading

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Warm Up Someone’s Day with this Thoughtful Treat

Encourage one another and build each other up. 1 Thessalonians  5:11 (NIV)   The holidays are over and life returns to status quo as we get back into habits and routines. The weather is cold and the sky might be … Continue reading

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