Category Archives: Spiritual Application

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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A Christmas Gift for God

The simplicity of children’s books can carry such powerful messages. One of my favorites is “Who is Coming to Our House?” by Joseph Slate.  The story is told from the animal’s perspective as they busily prepare for Baby Jesus, who … Continue reading

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Living Life Together-Inspiration # 3- Show Me

I attached this note to my mirror years ago to help me focus me on what is important each day. Since then, this reminder evolved into a prayer. The words are simple, yet profound. God show me: What to think– … Continue reading

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