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Not Alone, New Affirmations – Guest Post: Tricia Thirey

Tricia and I connected 3 years ago at a writers' conference in North Carolina, though we quickly discovered we lived just a few miles apart in Ohio. This was just a few weeks before her husband passed. I knew then and know now how divine our meeting was. We are friends, writers, moms, and overcomers… Continue reading Not Alone, New Affirmations – Guest Post: Tricia Thirey

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Waiting for Stability – Guest Post: Mattie Givens

Mattie Givens writes at Growing The Givens and we connected at a blogger retreat last August. It was such a delight to chat with her and I am thrilled to have her share words here on the blog today. There have been many seasons in my life where I have waited for something tangible.  I… Continue reading Waiting for Stability – Guest Post: Mattie Givens

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W-A-I-T – Guest Post: Tabitha Deller

Tabitha Deller and I connected a few years ago at a Proverbs 31 writers conference, She Speaks. I adored her immediately as she sat across from me at a group icebreaker speaking passionately of her Called Bible Study. Her heart for women and the Bible merged to show her love of Christ and her bubbly… Continue reading W-A-I-T – Guest Post: Tabitha Deller

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Devotion – Before the Tree: God Takes Time to Move Things Into Place

  Zacchaeus was a wee little man And a wee little man was he He climbed up in a sycamore tree For the Lord he wanted to see And as the Savior passed that way He looked up in that tree And He said, “Zacchaeus, you come down! For I’m going to your house today… Continue reading Devotion – Before the Tree: God Takes Time to Move Things Into Place

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Right Where He Wants You – Guest Post: Jennifer Andes

Jennifer Andes is great writer and a good friend of mine. We connected through the writer's conference - She Speaks a few years ago and formed a great friendship and accountability relationship. I am sure you will love her encouragement in any season of waiting you might be feeling.   Right Where He Wants You… Continue reading Right Where He Wants You – Guest Post: Jennifer Andes

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Love with Two Hands

Finally. It’s just after dinner and I have a moment to sit down but not at the counter, or my desk, or the toy car-covered living room floor, or the dinner table, but on the couch in my living room. Work is finished, laundry is folded (well, probably - I’m at least pretending it is),… Continue reading Love with Two Hands

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Little Red Wagon

A wise friend shared a story with me years ago that really stuck. I'm sure you've experienced that too. For one reason or another you just relate to it and it resurfaces often.  I can't take credit for this story...but I'm going to tell it like its mine. Just so we are clear...it's not. So… Continue reading Little Red Wagon