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Jesus, Bring the Rain

I’ve always had trouble singing along with Mercy Me’s song, “Bring the Rain.” And, no, it’s not because I’m such a bad singer. The problem is the lyrics,...

Growing Room

When my kids were little, I used to buy their shoes ½ size too big. I know their feet were going to grow, so I bought their shoes a little big so they will last them...

Where the Teeny-Tiny Buffalo Roam

When she was about 5 years old, my cousin’s daughter took a trip to Yellowstone National Park. When she returned from her trip, Zoey couldn’t wait to tell everyone...

Gratitude: It Does a Body Good

Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs. Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are...

Lemonade

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters,[a] whenever you face trials of many kinds,because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let...

There’s No Such Thing as an "Easy Way Out"

When most people think about the day they were born, they imagine their mother and father at the hospital, dad anxiously pacing the floor, mom enduring the agony of...

To KNOW Her is to Love Her

Mother’s day is this Sunday, and once again, kids and husbands are scrambling to figure out just the right gift to show Mom how much she is appreciated.  And,...

Wednesday Word

Mother’s day is this Sunday, and once again, kids and husbands are scrambling to figure out just the right gift to show Mom how much she is appreciated.  And,...

Shalom in My Home

Being a mother of three teenagers who also has works outside of the home and runs a small business is not easy. Most days I feel like one of those plate spinners that...

Happiness is Overrated

A friend who has been struggling with some tough issues recently declared, “There is no such thing as a happy life!”  She’d hit a place of frustration and...