Tag Archives: trust in God

Focus and Be Mindful

I’ve been learning something from readings I’m doing. The practice of mindfulness is not a new-age or mystical belief. It’s a practice which Jesus taught. Be mindful. Watch and pray. Do not worry, for today has enough worry of it’s … 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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Home Is Where the Heart Is

Gerrit Kleinheksel and his wife Bertha set their minds to building a big sturdy farmhouse in 1905. The deep dark pine was abundant and the fresh scent of sawdust filled the air as the handsaws sliced back and forth. The … Continue reading

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The WORD

  …”the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding feast of the Lamb.” And He added, “These are true words that come from God.” Revelation 19:9 (NLT) The written word was so … 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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