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Month: March 2018

Front Porch Friday: Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly With Our God – A Change Of Heart

This month’s Front Porch Friday came out of an unexpected invitation and my response to a knocking on my heart’s front door.  The title comes from Micah 8 – where God is responding to the disobedience of Israel.  He calls them to a change of heart. Without their change of heart, conformity to the law …

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Shattered, Not Broken

“Wounds can be an opening to the beauty in us.”  Ann Voskamp’s – The Broken Way I think the mistake so many of us make is that we doubt that God can make us into these works of art when we see ourselves as a broken pile of rubble, too shattered to fix or too …

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Blogging Blooper 🤣

Some days you simply need to say Mea Culpe!!! In my attempt to try And limit my time on social media for Lent, I have scheduled a few of my posts. Obviously this needs some work on my part, for this is the second time a post has appeared prematurely! A lesson in humility. A …

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Media Monday – For Behold, The Winter Is Past

For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone. The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land. Song of Solomon 2:11-12   Today’s Media Monday celebrates that today is the last day of winter, Spring arrives, officially …

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Beyond The Darkness

As I stare out of the window, in the darkness of the evening sky, a star captures my attention.  It fascinates me as it appears, then disappears, then re-appears again a little lower in the sky.  My eyes couldn’t help but follow its movement. This fascination lasts for quite some time and breaks the constant …

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Media Monday 2021

Media Monday – Justice vs. Mercy: What Are We Learning This Lent?

Is Lent temporary for you, or are the acts of repentance, prayer, and fasting a means to change your life and your heart forever? To change one’s heart to reflect the image of God is to give without expecting anything in return; to receive only the virtues that begin to develop within us and to view …

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Springtime Dreamin’ – Garden Planning 2018

The Northeast is in the midst of a huge Nor’easter today.  Hard to believe I had the opportunity to spend two days outdoors this week where the temps hit the low 50’s. I took advantage of the sunny days to clean up my flower and vegetable garden from all the debris I missed back in …

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