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MY JOURNEY AS A SINGLE PARENT

“Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6) With today being National Single Parents’ Day, I thought sharing a few words of encouragement was fitting. When my daughter was 3, I began my journey of teaching as I learned. As […]

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LIGHT IN A DARK PLACE

O LORD, You have searched me and known me. You know when I sit down and when I rise up; You understand my thought from afar. You scrutinize my path and my lying down, And are intimately acquainted with all my ways. Even before there is a word on my tongue, Behold, O LORD, You […]

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What A Dream!

Rarely do I remember the details of my dreams and this is the first time I took the time to document it. It’s been a few weeks, but it still speaks to me. I pray that it helps someone other than myself. I dreamed that I was standing outside my home and felt that God […]

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NOW

  My heart is so full So full of gratitude Excitement for what is to come And for what has already been Help me to enjoy the Now You are here with me Now I want to see you Now I want to be near you Now I seek after you Now You are my […]

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Back To The Beginning

On the heels of Reverend Billy Graham’s home going, I’m reminded that the message is still the same. God loves us. His love is eternal and His greatest evidence is through the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. When I had my first opportunity to teach outside of Sunday School or Bible study, it […]

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CAN I GET A DO-OVER?

At some point (at many points), we all fall short. We all misstep. We all make foolish and sometimes defiant choices. Some of those poor choices land us in a world of trouble. Fortunately, God is merciful. He gives us new mercies each day. Israel Houghton sang, “you have given me a second chance” There […]

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Pentecost

Shortly after I received Jesus as my Lord and Savior, I heard the term “Pentecost Sunday” for the first time. The entire week leading up to that great day, I kept hearing comments and announcements on the radio about it. I hadn’t been going to church consistently, but purposed in my heart that I was […]

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A HAND FULL OF FRAGMENTS DOESN’T MAKE A WHOLE

What if I took a whole apple, cut it into pieces, placed it in a sandwich bag and nibbled on the contents of that bag until it was empty? Once I finished, how many apples would I have eaten? One, of course. What if I only ate half of the contents of that bag and […]