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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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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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Burned…but not Consumed

I was on a hike this weekend on a mountain ridge in western North Carolina. This particular ridge just happened to catch on fire last summer. I’d never seen anything like it- standing on a trail amidst charred trees. The … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Mom

A dozen balloons were released in celebration of my mom’s life. God used the relationship between my mother and me, both the good and the bad, to teach me about life and living, from a Biblical perspective. These lessons and … Continue reading

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I Wish I had Known Then What I know Now

I sealed the envelope, placed my stamp on it and placed the letter in the mail. Only, I wish I had known then, what I know now. I would have grabbed my words right back out of that mailbox! I … Continue reading

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Just Want to Say Thank You

This morning I’m headed down the street to the beach. The bike trail is shady and cool underneath the Palmetto Palms and Pin Oaks draped with Spanish moss. I’ve got my Bible, journal and devotional; my walking shoes/running shoes- depending … Continue reading

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Real, Fabulous, Friendship

“Will you be my friend?” I asked as I went from house to house in my Northern California suburban neighborhood. I wasn’t a shy 4th grader back then as I made my way around in the sweltering heat. And I’m … Continue reading

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