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Star-spangled moments

*Today's post is by my friend Debra Dickey, a frequent contributor to this blog. I'm thankful for Debra's courage to share her own journey in writing because each time she does, I learn and grow.*   1)  A weighty concern regarding the possibility of an expensive vehicle repair -- gratefully, did not need to happen.… Continue reading Star-spangled moments

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It’s all God

*Special thanks to my friend Debra Dickey for serving as today's guest contributor!* Every image, every application, every petition that is granted, every prayer that is answered, it’s all God.  Every beautiful flower, every new kitten, every cake that rises, it’s all God.  Every musical note, every laugh, every talent, every shade of color, every… Continue reading It’s all God

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Silly prayers

Last week, our pastor shared a sermon about praying silly prayers. My friend Mary's sons, Carson and Jack, piped up every time the preacher said "silly prayers." I could hear them giggling and repeating the phrase, "SILLY prayers!" Basically, silly prayers are the prayers we pray reluctantly, hesitant to ask God for something that seems… Continue reading Silly prayers