Category Archives: trust

Agonizing Bones

Yesterday I made the trek out to the mailbox. We live in a townhome community, so all the mailboxes are in groups that line the street. It isn’t a long walk for me, but it is one I seldom make … Continue reading

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Thirsty

This morning I sat at our dining room table enjoying a time of quietness that is so rare lately in my mornings. I am usually busy completing morning tasks before heading out the door for work. This morning I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sheep in the Desert

This morning my mind is mulling over two things. Sheep and deserts. A little while ago, on the recommendation of a coworker, I bought the devotional book Earth Psalms by Francine Rivers. Yes, the same Francine Rivers who has written … Continue reading

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Do What You Want To

I had a CD on this morning before leaving for work. Many of the songs on this CD are ones our church sings during worship. Although I don’t regularly attend church right now, the songs were as fresh in my … Continue reading

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Tears in a Bottle

Every morning after my husband leaves for work, I cry. Every. Single. Morning. Even on mornings when I am heading out the door for work at the same time as him, I cry. There are tears that fall on the … Continue reading

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More Like a Swift Kick

I’ve been told that God won’t stop pursuing me. I’ve been told that God loves me unconditionally. I’ve been told that God speaks in a still small voice. For the last six months, I have vehemently disagreed with those statements. I have … Continue reading

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A Different Response

Not long ago, I had a conversation with someone who I hadn’t known very well or for very long. There are certain “normals” when it comes to small talk with new acquaintances. The first “normal” is that you stick to … Continue reading

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Discouragement

When I was a freshman in college, my first assignment in English 101 was to write a narrative. My professor said she did not care what we wrote about, fact or fiction, as long as it was grammatically sound, sensible, … Continue reading

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I Miss Me

Yesterday was one of the worst days I have had in a very long time. One of the most difficult aspects of living with disease is the unpredictability it brings. I have said this before, but it is worth repeating. … Continue reading

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The Forks Are Out To Get Me

Perhaps you read the above title and thought this was going to be about food. I could SO easily go in that direction right now! I will not, though, and instead, I will save that topic and revisit it soon. … Continue reading

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