Archive | September, 2013

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Encouragement for Moms {September}

It’s an ordinary day. I have a million things to do. I’m not sure where to start. So I check the clock, note the time, set a limit, and go searching. We all know the internet can be, at its worst, a very dangerous place. But at its best it is a wonderful place full…

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The Solution

To what problem? The problem is that nagging feeling that the tide of battle has shifted against you and that you’re fairly powerless to do anything about it. The problem is me, putting my hands in my pockets and proclaiming, “I can handle it on my own.” Prayerless people cut themselves off from God’s prevailing…

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Why We Get Away

We love to travel. There are so many places I want to go—New York, Paris, Bermuda, Greece, Ireland, Key West . . . The kinds of places that involve air travel, tour guides, passports. Travel that would require me to buy a set of luggage, have the post office hold my mail for a couple…

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A few of my ordinary days

I took Coco to the vet. I ate some salad. I visited some friends. I drank some coffee. I went back to school. I photographed “Pete”. I went to a football game. I watched a sunset. All very ordinary days. But He was there. In the ordinariness of it all. He was there. And He…

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