Monthly Archives: November 2014

Care and Concern

Have you ever experienced an act of genuine care toward you by others? To take that question one step deeper was the genuine care and concern from someone who really didn’t know you all that well? After all, it is … Continue reading

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A Place of Discouragement

Today, I write from a place of discouragement. I think it’s best to be up front with where my emotions are since they are obviously present in my words anyway. In addition to that, I told myself when I began … Continue reading

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Yes. I Mean No. Actually, Wait.

Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about prayer. Prayer is such a mysterious concept. For those who do not believe in God, prayer must seem like a waste of time—a futility or an act driven by insanity or fantasy. Imagine … Continue reading

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Nobody Wants a Charlie in the Box

I’ve never tried to keep it a secret that no matter what I do or how I try to change, it seems I’m always a misfit. I recall the Island of Misfit Toys from that wonderful Christmas classic, Rudolph the … Continue reading

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I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14 To me, one of the most marvelous aspects of living things is the inclusion by our Creator of the … Continue reading

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30 Days of Reflection Challenge

I came across this in my writing inbox today. Last year I tried to keep up with the 30 Days of Thankfulness Challenge. This year, I decided to do something different and this seems to be a perfect fit. I’m … Continue reading

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Twenty Years Ago

I grew up listening to country music. Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Kitty Wells, and many more were household names to me. I was good at memorizing and had the lyrics in my head to literally hundreds of songs. I only … Continue reading

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