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Life ain’t Easy: Learning to Trust

  Trust in the Lord will all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6 (KJV and NIV mashup) When I was in high school,... Continue Reading →

I Hate Death: A Memorial Day Post

I like to think of Memorial Day weekend as a celebration weekend. A school’s out, summer’s started weekend. Cookouts, lake or pool time, a day off of work. It kicks off the slower, more laid-back days of summer, that glorious... Continue Reading →

Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, an annual remembrance throughout the Christian world of the death of Jesus. To be honest, I don't often like to think about Jesus' death - I mean really think about it.  I can think about it theologically or in... Continue Reading →

It’s So Hard to Say Good-Bye to Yesterday

My first solo ever was in 8th grade.  Our chorus sang It's So Hard to Say Good-Bye to Yesterday a cappella, and I got to sing the second verse.  For those of you youngsters who weren't even born yet when this... Continue Reading →

Lenten Grace

Sunday afternoon, about an hour before sunset, I woke up from my Sunday afternoon nap and decided to bag the leaves in my front yard.  You may be thinking, "Becca, it's spring! Why are you bagging leaves?"  Well the fact... Continue Reading →

Friends

The old woman lay in her hospital bed, looking out the windows at the beautiful green mountains she loved, yet surrounded by beeping machines.  Pneumonia had gripped her lungs once again, and she thought of the joy that it would be... Continue Reading →

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