Category: Faith

At first I thought I looked old in this photo…

But then, I realized it was something else. As I looked at it, I could hear myself say: “I know some things that you young women have yet to learn. See those wrinkles between my eyes? I earned those.” I don’t say that to be snooty, but as an encouragement. You see, when I was …

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He Has Not Given Me a Spirit of Fear

I recently had to leave my family for a business trip. I travel fairly often, about once every 2-3 months, and everything is usually fine.  I’m happy to have some uninterrupted work time and networking with colleagues and friends.  My kids have some daddy-time, which they LOVE.  And my husband really supports my work, so …

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How Does God Feel About Lady Gaga?

For the last few weeks, I’ve stared slack-jawed at the TV while Lady Gaga gyrated across the stage in her scant alien-esque costumes, and said shocking things to the American Idol contestants while coaching them.  Actually, I didn’t stare too long, since we DVR all our shows.  The Fast Forward button was definitely in order for …

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I Wore the Blood:Water Belt!

I’m not usually a belt-wearer.  I used to be… before I had my children. But these days I spend more energy drawing attention away from my waistline! When I heard about a special belt that was making it’s way throughout the country to raise funds for the Blood:Water Mission, I just HAD to participate! My …

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Real Tolerance

You might not be tolerant if you… …Express a view that is contrary to the “tolerant” ones. I usually do not to write these types of posts.  Mainly because I am not perfect, and I try not to judge others for what they do.  But lately, I have been so discouraged and feel almost like …

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On Eagle’s Wings

Isaiah 40 has always been one of my favorite Bible chapters for inspiration and comfort. (Besides being one of my all-time favorite Tenor Solos/Choral pieces of ALL time- “Comfort Ye My People, Messiah.”) I’m pretty sure anyone who has ever been in a church can quote Verse 31: but those who hope in the LORD …

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The Empty Table

I tweeted this photo yesterday (taken from my BlackBerry), with this caption, “Let this be an everlasting reminder of the day my kitchen table was empty.” I thought it was kind of funny, since my kitchen table is usually filled with craft items, fabric for my 6yo to create Doll Fashions, mail, homework, and sometimes …

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I signed up for this

This is what I signed up for. I just didn’t realize how hard it would be. I’ve always wanted to be a mom; I wanted to have 3 kids, stay home with them, and work part-time teaching piano and voice lessons. I have achieved my goals for this part of my life. But this morning, …

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