Are you paying attention?

I had been there before. The winding road that leads to the property was familiar, or so I thought. Infact, so familiar that I never considered asking for directions.  I just jumped in the car and set out for my destination. No GPS, no written instructions, no address. Just me...
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When life is hard…You are not alone

Today is Friday the 13th. Most of us grow up with the notion that Friday the 13th is just waiting for something bad, crazy or unfortunate to happen. We laugh at the thought, but the truth is many days feel like they are Friday the 13th! Do you ever find yourself in a place of...
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Rebuilding Involves Clearing Away the Old

I grew up in Redondo Beach, California. We lived in the same little old house my entire life. It was small, old and on a crummy street. Still, it was our house and the memories attached to it held strong ties to our hearts. In 1973 the City offered our block of houses incentive...
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Rebuilding is a Promise

I have been in a remodeling project. It’s not my kitchen, bathroom or any other place in my house. The remodeling I am undergoing is in a much more important living space–my heart and mind. Yes, friends, God is doing the work of remodeling and renovating my interior...
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Living in Peace, On Purpose!

Our house saga continues. It has gotten worse, and the inconvenience is getting old.  This actually is a great time to learn more about following Jesus. It’s easy to follow Him when things are as I would have them to be…Oh, happy day! But, not so much when things are...
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Are you looking for peace?

This morning as I drink my coffee,I have a view of a hole cut from our ceiling that is draped with loose falling plaster. The buckling of the wood flooring underneath this spot is more obvious now on day 4 of the house “event”. And, as I look at the mess knowing that...
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