When “ease and joy” feels far away

Do it anyway. See it anyway. Trust it anyway. It is there for you any way. When do you find you need extra faith? Are they predictable situations, or are you blindsided? Or both?  

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A Stunning Reminder of Trust and Faith

Male pine grosbeak in author's hand, with author's German Shepherd's snout touching bird's head.

THUNK! We get a lot of birds hitting our windows. Most of the impacts are gentle hiccups in otherwise continuing flight patterns. However, sometimes there’s an intensity to the sound that makes us fly out of our seats and immediately launch into Bird Rescue mode. And I had just heard it.

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Easily Increase Your Abundance With This Simple Action

Do you randomly receive hits to do spontaneous acts of kindness? For example, when it crosses your mind at a drive-through window how great it would be to pay for the meal of the person behind you. Or, as you walk out to get your package from the UPS driver you realize that a water […]

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Golden Moments

We recently celebrated my parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. An open house of friends and family, picnic-style, with gorgeous weather. God smiled upon this couple, as well as all who extended their support and love. For those of us who have experienced marriage, we should realize that God is smiling at us because sometimes we’re just […]

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Reminder To Self

  It wasn’t until near the end of this spring phone call that I realized he was breaking. A college student learns a lot about navigating life, with many “firsts” piled on at once. But you know what? After hanging up, I realized that all of us flow through these seasons no matter our age. […]

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