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Media Monday | JOY

Today’s MM is about spreading the joy.  It’s simple, folks, be joyful and the world will join in with you.  Jeremiah 31:12-13 They will come and shout for joy on the heights of Zion; they will rejoice in the bounty of the LORD— the grain, the new wine and the olive oil, the young of …

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Rooted In Prayer | The Caregiver’s Prayer

Our empty-nest is being re-feathered. What a topsy-turvy season we find ourselves in – somewhere between empty-nester and care-giver to aging parents. Settling into this new role will take some time; another transition from season to season. I found this wonderful prayer for caregivers, written by Bill Dodds, so refreshing. It was accompanied by his …

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MEDIA MONDAY | INSIDE OUT

When life turns you inside out, is your first prayer to ask God to change your circumstances? I know that’s often what my prayers look like. It’s been one of those months….again! July was bookended with two hospital stays for my mom and pneumonia for my dad. We were all moving at a pace that …

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Feast Of Saint Mary Magdalene

Gently, the stillness of the morning is broken as he calls YOUR name……. You turn, and there he is…Jesus. YOU are the first witness to his rising. Time stands still……..You see him……..and He…Sees….YOU. As you gaze upon him, you’re drawn to his hands……….you look beyond the holes to find him holding the very darkness, the …

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MEDIA MONDAY | TRUTH I’M STANDING ON

Im on the edge of fall apartBut somehow Your promisesFind my troubled heart This week’s Media Monday from Leanna Crawford came over the radio the other night on my way home from the hospital. The day was long and hard and I was on the verge of a meltdown. First, dear friends were going through …

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MEDIA MONDAY |HALLOWED BE THY NAME

Some days I just need a reminder that God is God and I am not. To simply rest in the praise of His Hallowed Name is enough. Your name shakes the mountainsYour voice calms the seas “Shouldn’t that alone be enough“? When your heart is weary and sadness fills your soul, simply Praise Him! and …

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FRONT PORCH FRIDAY |10 Questions For Your Father – Seeking The Man Behind Your Dad

Once a week I travel to visit my parents, a luxury I’m afforded in retirement. After witnessing the sudden death of my father-in-law and years of Alzheimer’s disease with my mother-in-law, I cherish these special visits even more. Morning coffee on the porch and listening to their stories give me greater insight into the man …

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ROOTED IN PRAYER | PRAYER FOR DADS

A Prayer for Dads on Father’s Day Heavenly Father,Today we ask You to bless our earthly fathersfor the many times they reflected the love, strength, generosity, wisdom and mercy that You exemplify in Your relationship with us, Your children. We honor our fathers for putting our needs above their own convenience and comfort;for teaching us …

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