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No room for failure

Each morning, I spend time reading, praying, and meditating. This morning I started reading the book of Joshua in the Bible. I came across a line in verse five that resonated with me. "I will not fail you or forsake you." I underlined that portion of the verse and meditated on it briefly before gathering… Continue reading No room for failure

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Simple as that

Yesterday my little sister piled up turkey, dressing, casseroles, bread, pie, and salad for a neighbor and walked across the street. We drank coffee while she spent an hour chatting with him; he’s not really into big family gatherings, but he probably appreciated the quiet conversation. The day before Thanksgiving, I received a gift card… Continue reading Simple as that

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Love…

Today's post is by my friend and regular contributor Debra Dickey.  Love.   An oddly challenging concept for me to write about --- definitions and dimensions; cursive and variegated; richly prismatic, yet often elusive.  I understand love, I know what love is all about, and I am quite unselfish when sharing love. Fluid in sentiment and… Continue reading Love…

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The greatest love

Today's post is written by my friend Betty Gail Jones. Thank you, Betty Gail, for the beautiful reminder of the greatest love of all. There once was a man who lived in perfect paradise where he was surrounded by riches and beauty.  Every hour was filled with wonderful music, and he continually experienced peaceful serenity… Continue reading The greatest love

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Untied shoelaces and lost gloves

Today's post is written by my great friend, Debra Dickey. Thanks for the great reminder, Debra, that God is always faithful to me in the small things, too. I have had the honor of an unconventional amount of both during this past year.  At first, the phenomenon was a bit of a nuisance, but by… Continue reading Untied shoelaces and lost gloves

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Day 19: Dear future Christie

*Day 19 of the Dear Gratitude project features a post written by my friend Christie Chism to her future self. What would you write to YOUR future self?*

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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