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Is Father’s Day Worth Celebrating Without a Daddy?

By On June 14, 2016

“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland Is Father’s Day worth remembering if you don’t have a daddy? Since my daddy left when… Read More

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4 Ways To Let Grace In Instead of Guilt

By On May 10, 2016

“Real freedom is freedom from the opinion of others. Above all, freedom from your own opinions about yourself.” ~ Brennan Manning I had never written a book before. So, every day when I… Read More

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Don’t Wait: Dare To Be New Today

By On April 8, 2016

“Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” ~ Maya Angelou I woke up this morning, my heart stilted in a fog, overthinking an impending… Read More

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The One Whisper God Longs To Make New In You Today

By On November 10, 2015

{my images are free goodies for you to enjoy, pin & share} “Poetry and prayer are closest kin. In poetry, we say it; in prayer, we become what we say.” Eugene Peterson.… Read More

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5 Ways To Free Your Heart to Say Yes

By On October 3, 2015

Has God led you to make a decision — about an idea or a direction He’s put on your heart — but you’ve felt frozen by what is the best choice? I’ve… Read More

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One of the Best Ways to Experience God When You Don’t Feel Like Praying

By On September 3, 2015

When you don’t feel like praying, how can you still savor God’s presence? I’d like to share one of the best ways that helps me experience God’s presence when I find it hard… Read More

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5 Whispers to Set Your Heart Free from Perfectionism

By On July 6, 2015

“Faith is a verb described as a noun.” ~ William Backus I was sitting there on my bed, tethered to the wall — unable to freely move around the house — by an… Read More

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7 Things Your Soul Needs To Hear

By On May 29, 2015

“life takes us to unexpected places… love brings us home.” – unknown {an afternoon walk along the ocean, a sand dollar emerges beneath the surf. ocean beach. sf, ca.} The sun has set,… Read More

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Romance the Unexpected Way: The Gummy Bear Way

By On April 25, 2015

One of my favorite things to do for my husband when we were dating was driving by his apartment and leaving little goodies on his doorstep. I’d leave a bag of Gummy Bears, with an I’m thinking of… Read More

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Why It’s Time To Become The Beloved & Welcome Spring In You

By On March 20, 2015

  “You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the… Read More

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Maybe What I Really Need Is To Be Loved, Your Beloved

By On January 13, 2015

I sat down one night. And I began to write a letter.   I’d like to share it with you today. Because maybe there’s a letter you might like to write too. Remember a… Read More

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Waiting for a Real Thanksgiving. Watch My Love for You Grow Wild.

By On November 25, 2014

“Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure.” ~ Henri Nouwen There was every reason to be… Read More

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