Category Archives: Spiritual Matters

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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Spiritual warfare, motherhood, and the full armor…

We’ve all seen them- the blogs from fellow Christian moms and housewives promising us  the formula to a better life…how we can keep our homes sparkling clean and always ready for drop by company…how we can stay thin, fit, and youthful whilst … Continue reading

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I’m Having an Amazing Life!

I’ve done a lot of reflection last month into this new year. It’s a yearly ritual thing of mine to look over the past year and sort of evaluate the ups and downs…weigh in on the good and bad, mull … Continue reading

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Why I’m hearing more from God these days…

  The day I stopped trying to keep a perfect house (and perfectly dressed children, perfectly coiffed hair, etc. etc. etc.) is the day I found sweet freedom. Freedom from the overwhelming busyness that kept me from noticing God’s most … Continue reading

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Love is an action word

  Valentine’s Day 2014 has come to an end and now the half price chocolates will be on sale soon.  Long after the sale bins are emptied and the bouquets wilted I will still consider every day an opportunity to … Continue reading

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