Category Archives: His Love

Gawking

Gawking or walking in love, gawking or caring?  Did you know if you are gawking you will trip?  Like stumble or fall tripping? Don’t get me wrong.  I am not against having or riches here. Not at all.  I am … Continue reading

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Adoration

Anyone with grandchildren will understand this.  Adoration! A friend warned me that she was unprepared for this new kind of love to wash over her. The first time you hold the child of your own child, love that is so … Continue reading

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Light

Today is Good Friday.  A day of remembrance of the work done on the cross for us. Before we were born.  Hard to fathom. Yet it is true. Today we will watch portions of the film “Matthew”.  We will also enjoy … Continue reading

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Sad

I was reminded today about the importance of bedtime routine…by my littlest love gal who is soon to be 11.  She told me she was SAD because I did not sing to her at night any more.  When she cries, … Continue reading

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Loot or Gift

  Did you hear the word “loot” spoken this season.  A harsh word that denotes war and the aftermath of collecting the plunder. “To the victor goes the spoils” the old saying goes. I heard it once. Other years, jokes … Continue reading

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Smoking Oven

The smoke billowed out and rose to the ceiling.  We coughed and sputtered and laughed as the foolishness of the turkey juice burning down to a black gooey mess.  The turkey was too juicy and the pan too shallow. Open … Continue reading

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Privilege of Prayer

The privilege of prayer with brothers and sisters in Christ….in parking lots as good byes are said.  In large ballrooms at conferences and retreats.  Pool side with friends.  Bedside with children.  Around a table at Bible study. Over the phone … Continue reading

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Perseverance

There are lots of  first day of school pictures on blogs these days.  This year, she was not there for the first day. We are still here, moving and finishing before we can have new beginnings there. This morning we … Continue reading

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Daughters of the King

They were meant to be grafted into our family before they ever arrived home. Adopted as joint heirs. Approved by their older siblings to be joined with us. Planned by Him. I cradled her every night. I sang “Blessed Assurance”. … Continue reading

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Cross Shaped Life

Her eyes looked away, distant and sad. Slowly she looked at me again. “They were my friends; I taught their children. The family only did good. They were my friends.” She knew one of the men killed in Afghanistan on … Continue reading

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