Are you wasting time?

I posted this yesterday on the Design4Living site. Today I am copying it here as I believe the message in this little post is needed for us as women today. “Teach me to number my days, that I may gain a heart of wisdom” Psalm 90:12 Within the last week I have heard of...
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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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Joy is promised after the pain…

I am about to enter a new season…Grand-parenting! I am going to be a grandmother very soon! Yipee! My beautiful step-daughter Ashley is having a little boy and is in labor today. Oh, how I wish she didn’t have to go through what she will endure in the next few hours....
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I don't understand…

I wish I could count how many times I have heard someone say…I just don’t understand. When life is good and the road is clear we move along with ease. But when hit with a disappointment, bad news, or bad behavior by someone towards us, it rocks us. We take a step...
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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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When Looking Up is Hard to do….

Sometimes we get stuck. It’s not that we plan to be pinched between problems, but sometimes we are. When stuck it’s hard to see out of the confines of our own little hole, our own narrowed thinking or our box of self. We often get negative. When we get negative it...
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"Set" your attitude

Good Morning Lord! Three words that don’t sound very significant, but they are three words that can turn the course of the day. We all know that we can not control many things, but I bet we all agree that what we can control is our attitude and our attention. And, believe...
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Don't Get Bogged Down….

Hello friends. I haven’t blogged for awhile, though I am always blogging in my head…thinking, processing, and asking God questions about life and how to live it unto Him. This summer has brought a lot…the blessing of my son marrying, Janae, my new...
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Where do you want to be?

We have heard it before…we reap what we sow. But, like many biblical truths we take them with a grain of salt as we figure life out our way, on our terms. Too bad because the truth not only leads us but it provides us with what we need for living the most productive,...
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Do you have a problem?

Have you been hurt lately? Hurt by a person, relationship or situation? Hurt by being judged, misunderstood or disliked for no good reason? Hurt by illness, financial woe, or marital disharmony? Hurt by a boyfriend, a girlfriend, or by a relative or child? Life, on earth, is...
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