Broken Glass

“You are the light of the world…” (Matthew 5:14)

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My husband and I are planting a new lawn on our five acres. He has worked for weeks preparing the soil, where once nothing but weeds have grown for the last three decades we’ve lived here, and for decades before that. It’s a sizeable chunk …

Breaking News!

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Sorry about the shameless blog title…I’ve wanted to use it ever since, oh, about the end of January 2020.

I do have exciting news, though! Let me give you a little background first.

Nine people have been staying with me since 2012. Nine. Three families-six adults and three children. I know, right? That’s a …

Enduring Truth

“For the Lord is good; His mercy is everlasting, and His truth endures to all generations.”

(Psalm 100:5, NKJV)

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Have you ever questioned God’s goodness, or His ability to help you? If you haven’t, you are among a minuscule segment of humanity. I daresay every human born on the earth, both in the past and …

The Prayer Room

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“Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the fish’s belly.” Jonah 2:1 (NKJV)

Prayer rooms come in all sizes and shapes. Some look like closets, or beautiful sanctuaries. They can look like a rocky mountain pathway, or smooth sand on an endless beach. Or how about the inside of a car as …

Blank White Page

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As an author, I sometimes find myself staring at a blank page. Many of us count that as one of the most disturbing elements of the art. It’s akin to driving serenely down the highway, on your way to an exciting destination, then coming to an eight-way stop—like a danged wagon wheel—with eight different turn-offs …

No Tomorrows

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If you found out the day of your death is tomorrow, what would you do today?

It’s an old question. We’ve heard it before. We’ve even, I daresay, considered it seriously at times. When we read of a bomb killing dozens in another, less civilized, place. Or a killing spree happening in a church …

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