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He Restores My Soul

  He restores my soul.  ~ Psalm 23 This is one of my favorite phrases in the entire Bible. So comforting! So reassuring! So peaceful! Soul restoration is like a summer rain shower passing through, making everything vibrant with life. It’s... Continue Reading →

The Playful Side of Jesus

Several years ago, I read a story in the Bible that cracked me up. I literally started laughing out loud. I’d read it before, but one of the delightful things about the Bible (and many other stories) is that you... Continue Reading →

Shout for Joy

  Psalm 100 is a passage of Scripture my dad referred to quite a bit when I was a kid, and it is certainly lovely. My parents went through a parenting phase where they would pay us $1 for every... Continue Reading →

3-D Jesus

  Tomorrow is a day Christians commemorate as "Maundy Thursday," the day that we remember the Last Supper that Jesus had with his 12 closest disciples, and the night that he is betrayed and handed over to be killed by... Continue Reading →

From Fearful to Radiant

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. ~Psalm 34:4 I remember the first time I read this – really read it, I mean – how struck I was by what the Lord... Continue Reading →

If Music be the Food of Love…

  Given the fact that the fall of humanity has created such tension between men and women, it truly amazes me that people fall in love and get married. When I got married at the age of 35, I thought, "This... Continue Reading →

Hump Day

  What I Want to Write Today Something beautiful And poetic Something whimsical And pretty Something fluttery And happy Something to raise my mood And lighten my heart (And something Chocolatey would be nice too) Because life is hard The... Continue Reading →

Beauty, A Teacher

“I’d like to add some beauty to life,” said Anne dreamily. … “I think you’re fulfilling that ambition every day,” said Gilbert admiringly. And he was right.  Anne was of one of the children of light by birthright.  After she... 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 →

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