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Leaning In

February 14, 2002

At the end of the day, after I have walked away from the things that have kept me busy, after I have set the coffee pot for the next morning, after I have tended to the cats and made sure … (read more)

Baby Steps

April 10, 2000

Lately, I have been convicted of my lack of focus on the things of God. It seems that the transition into my new marriage has not been without conflict. As my new husband and I attempt to adjust to the … (read more)

Coupled

February 14, 2000

As a newlywed, God is continually redefining my ideas of what marriage is in His economy. Having been married before, but without verification in Christ, I had relied on my husband for my identity. In him was my value. My … (read more)

Going To Grandma's

January 16, 2000

It's Sunday and I hesitate to leave the comfort of my bed. I push the snooze button on the alarm and drift back off to sleep. Minutes later, the alarm goes off again, and I drag myself out of bed … (read more)

Bitter Root

June 5, 1999

I watched her as she lay there in her hospital bed, angry and bitter over her misfortunes. Surely the Lord simply wanted to hold her in His arms of love and carry her home, but I could see that she … (read more)

A Blank E-Mail

March 1, 1999

Today I opened an e-mail I had received to find what appeared to be a blank page. As I scrolled down to the bottom of the page, I found a familiar signature, which told me that whatever was written above, … (read more)

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