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Life Updates – Reflections on April, May, June, and July

So, I took a break from writing for a bit.  Life got busy and complicated, so I needed to focus on other things.

What things you ask?

Well, I guess the big thing was that I bought a house.  Yep.  As in I now make mortgage payments instead of rent payments.  That whole process was a mess in and of itself–an emotional roller coaster of sorts.

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When grace hurts.

His humanity asked if there was another way–if this cup could pass from Him–but His holiness knew this was the only way.

When I woke up this morning, the sun was shining brightly through the blinds of my bedroom window.  Birds were singing from the trees behind my house.  A neighbor was mowing her backyard for the first time this season.  The world was warm, beautiful, and full of energy for the day ahead. Continue reading “When grace hurts.”

The details don’t matter.

Today’s Text: 1 Corinthians 2:1-5

1 And so it was with me, brothers and sisters. When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you God’s mystery. 2 For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 3 I came to you in weakness with great fear and trembling. 4 My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, 5 so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power. Continue reading “The details don’t matter.”

The story of a girl, a boy, and God.

Today’s Text: Joshua 1:8-9

8   Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. 
9   Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.
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Reflections on March

You know what I like about March?  March is a month of transitions.  I know transitions are hard for some people, but I’ve grown to love them–well, most of them.   Continue reading “Reflections on March”

Simple Things: March 2014

1st – Day 2 of candidate interviews at OPE…excited about possibilities today!

2nd – Long drive home on salty roads with no windshield washer fluid equals a hot mess.  Picked up Miss V from the boarders!

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