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Small miracles

Today's post is written by a new guest contributor, my pastor & friend, Rian Puckett. Thanks for this reminder, Rian. My keys were lost, I was late, and my blood pressure was rising.  I felt compelled to pray. Now I know that there are those who will hear this story and think “coincidence.” Maybe. Maybe… Continue reading Small miracles

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Illumination

*Today's beautiful post is written by my friend and frequent contributor Debra Dickey. I'm so thankful for Debra's insights and for her willingness to share them.* Illumination For light to flood the darkness; The hidden to be revealed; The honorable to prevail, Luminescence to fill minds and spirits. For moonbeams and sunlight to be precursors… Continue reading Illumination

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Here’s your sign

*Today's post is written by my friend and regular contributor, Debra Dickey. Thanks for sharing your insights with us, Debra!* I agree with Moses.  “God, if You are not coming with me, don’t make me go!”  …but if have to, then please, please, please give me a sign!!   [Moses actually says, “If Your Presence will… Continue reading Here’s your sign

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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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The rainbow jar

*Thanks to our anonymous contributor for sharing this great idea on how to improve our attitudes with more gratitude.* Take a clear jar or plastic container, and every time you see evidence of God working in your life (which He promises to do for those of us who believe in Him), place a brightly colored… Continue reading The rainbow jar

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Seeds of life

*Thanks to Mary Agrusa for sharing her thoughts on Mother's Day with us.* Sometimes it’s the simple things we share with our children that have the most dramatic impact on their lives. Prior to and for a few years after the birth of our daughter, my husband and I were avid gardeners. Back in the… Continue reading Seeds of life

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Day 25–A second chance

*Thank you to my friend Samantha Hogan for sharing her story and her husband's story of how a selfless act by someone else gave him a second chance at life and love. Check out the video that documents this miracle.* I am thankful for so many things in my life.  My God has given me… Continue reading Day 25–A second chance