My Poor Little Zinnias!

I decided to start zinnias from seed this year. Yesterday, I transplanted them.  I was amazed at the length of their little roots! They had sent them down as far as their shallow soil would allow them to go and then made a sharp right and started crawling along the bottom of the tray! So, […]

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Just a Taste

As I face another good-bye, I’m working HARD to keep focused! Our youngest son and his little family have been here for a week now. The Lord has blessed us with perfect weather and wonderful opportunities to pack in the memories! Now, it’s time to get back to “normal.” Normal—what does that look like? Well, […]

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Ready to Die? Really?

Several years ago, there was a pastor who was having difficulties in his ministry—so much so, that he was moving to another ministry.  At that particular time, we were at a highpoint in our ministry.  I remember one of our children saying, “How can they be so excited about leaving?  I’d die if we had […]

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Get up, Bambi—GET UP!

Ah, if you are an expert in “Bambiology,” you will recognize these words as an admonition from Bambi’s father.  Bambi has just been shot while in midair and lands on the other side of the canyon, safe from the hunters but not from the forest fire.  It is imperative that he gets up! Time is […]

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The Ecstasy of His Doings

After the last post, you may think that everything is resolved–life is all rosy.  Not quite, BUT God… He is ever faithful.  The verse that keeps popping in my mind is:  And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, IF we faint not.Galatians 6:9 The ministry is not […]

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Your Living Legacy

Our lives are ordered by the Lord, and He does this through people and circumstances which He sends our way. This week has been a flurry of activity in a kaleidoscope of directions, which is probably true for most of us; however, dealing with death does not drop into the schedule every week. A dear […]

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Please Push Me Off This Ladder, Lord

Would anyone in their right mind pray a prayer like that?  I don’t think so. Yes, it’s been one year since my husband’s fall.  For those of you who have joined me since that time—and I am overwhelmed by that number—here’s a recap of the accident: During the renovation of our church gym, my husband, […]

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