Category Archives: God’s protection

Plotting A Course

The hum of the motor was so loud that I couldn’t stay awake. The warmth of the sun and the calmness of the sparkling water was mesmerizing. My bookmark slipped onto the seat. It had been an early morning. We … Continue reading

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Earthen Vessel

  Longing for you God, body’s failing, drags me down, Old woman used to say I wanna go home. Panic-stricken, weary and worn, Hot coals rise up, ignite the dread. Depths are constantly near, Whispering lies I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Hearts Knitted Together

It’s the instant bond we have from the moment we know we’re pregnant. Our heart is no longer our own. It is instantly and forever shared. It’s a heart tie that is very strong, a cord no one can sever. … Continue reading

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What If?

Do you ever think “what if?” What if the unthinkable happens to me? What if I get overly anxious and I embarrass myself completely? What if I do all this work and the book never materializes and I waste many … Continue reading

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Mr. Scott

He shared with our entire congregation tonight. “You identify yourself with what you do, and when you can’t do that anymore, you feel like you aren’t anything.” So true. Been there. It took me a couple years after I was … Continue reading

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The Edmund Fitzgerald Shipwreck

“The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald” “The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down Of the big lake they call Gitche Gumee The lake, it is said, never gives up her dead When the skies of November turn gloomy … Continue reading

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Switchbacks

Recently while in Alaska, my husband and I hiked a mountain. The birds chirped and the skies were blue with big puffy white clouds. We chuckled at the “Beware of Bear” sign as we passed it. We crossed several flowing … Continue reading

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