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I Wanted to Just Skip It All

Filed in Christian Walk, Encouragement, faith, Grief, Suffering, Updates by on June 26, 2017 0 Comments
I Wanted to Just Skip It All

I was just an unknown broken person in capri pants and a t-shirt needing to hear from the Lord, and He met me there.

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Rain, Rainbows and a Harvest

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, Encouragement, faith, Grace, Grief, Life by on June 11, 2017 0 Comments
Rain, Rainbows and a Harvest

“Cause what if your blessings come through rain drops? What if Your healing comes through tears? What if a thousand sleepless nights are what it takes to know You’re near? What if trials of this life are Your mercies in disguise?” Blessings by Laura Story When I was at my brother’s house, we went to […]

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Layers of God’s Faithfulness

Filed in answered prayers, Encouragement, faith, Grace, Grief by on May 20, 2017 0 Comments
Layers of God’s Faithfulness

There are many layers to being a single parent and even more so, a single mother. Layers that I had never thought through or expected. It’s more than just getting through the day to day tasks. It’s all aspects of living life on your own. When Charles died there are many things that I “lost” […]

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A Grief Not Wasted and a New Life Found

Filed in answered prayers, Charles, Christian Walk, faith, Grief, Jesus by on May 17, 2017 1 Comment
A Grief Not Wasted and a New Life Found

One of my greatest concerns was that this time of grieving that I knew I had to go through would be wasted on just “me.” I knew and had been told that grieving is a process and much of that process does involve focusing on yourself and the Lord and getting through all of the […]

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What are your “all things?”

Filed in Charles, Encouragement, faith, Grace, Grief, Life by on May 5, 2017 0 Comments
What are your “all things?”

We got a call on our wedding day that our house alarm was going off. My Houston instincts kicked into high gear but after the sheriff’s department went to check it out, a door had just blown open! That was good… except that the door kept blowing open for the next 2 weeks until we […]

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Even When You Don’t

Even When You Don’t

Mercy Me has a song called “Even If.” There are so many powerful lyrics that resonate with my life – “But even if You don’t, My hope is You alone.” Except that instead of even “if” I have been in a season of “even when.”

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Goodbyes and Hellos

Goodbyes and Hellos

I will never forget the first Sunday that we left church at the Thai seminary and Beau, Patrick (my summer missionary partners) and I walked across the way to Jim and Judy’s house. After being at church since early that morning and doing breakfast, Sunday school, ESL outreach classes, and a church service it was […]

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Sacrificial Love

Filed in Charles, Christian Walk, faith, Grief, Jesus, marriage by on February 8, 2017 0 Comments
Sacrificial Love

Yesterday I dropped the babies (well toddlers really) off at daycare for the first time. It was emotional to say the least. But as I got in car, heavy hearted and tears streaming down, the Third Day song, “Cry Out to Jesus,” was just starting to play on the radio. More tears. Daycare was never in […]

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