Category Archives: Spiritual Matters

burning bridges?

There’s been one too many times in my life I’ve had the overwhelming urge to “make a run for it.” I’ve actually seen a few people do this lately, selling out, packing up, and moving away in search of a new … Continue reading

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So very far from Eden…

I’m trying desperately to muddle out of this new chaotic “thing” that’s reared its ugly peace wrecking head in our lives. The tension in the back of my neck and the deep sorrowful ache in my heart is consequence of … Continue reading

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It’s a choice 

 All these things truly are choices, although we sometimes live as if we are shackled by our daily circumstances and obligated to be sucked into a vortex of busyness and living a joyless life. Jesus came to give us a … Continue reading

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Stop flogging yourself and go color…

The other day some ladies and I were talking about those new adult coloring books. Several of us in the conversation admitted to owning one and how surprisingly fun they were. Then a comment was made that actually spurred a flurry of … Continue reading

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and Jesus understands!

I woke up this morning before dawn with the same  nagging heartache I struggled to sleep through last night. I gave up on trying to redeem any sleep and decided to make coffee. On only 4 hours of sleep, it … Continue reading

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Needing Renewal?

  Yesterday, I fell under the grips of what felt like smoldering burn-out. I was locked down, imprisoned, unable to climb out of this mental funk that was fogging up my usually optimistic attitude. The everyday struggle and the mundane … Continue reading

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the pages turn too quickly…

I feel like the pages of my life are turning too quickly. The days are melting into each other…bright busy mornings overflowing into exhausted evenings…each moment building into the next until they are but years behind me and only memories. My heart … Continue reading

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