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Archive for July 2016


In three weeks I’ll do something I’ve never done before. I will run my first Spartan Race. Six months ago I didn’t even know about a Spartan Race. All I know now is that my race is called a Sprint and that it’s a 3 to 5 mile obstacle race. Not only will I be…

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Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Colossians 4:5-6 (NIV) I don’t make the most of every opportunity. In fact I believe opportunities fly past me as…

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I’ve been sorting through moments. The kind caught with a camera. And we all know what happens when you sort through photographs. You look and you remember. Memories flood your heart and mind and you keep looking through the photos and you keep remembering and you smile and laugh and want others to look at…

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Open Spaces 

What we do with our time tells the world a lot about us. How do you spend your time? What does your calendar or planner say about your life? Last month I didn’t like what my planner said about me. It said I’m busy doing a lot of things. Good things, too. But when I’m…

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  This pecan tree makes everything around it seem small. When I was a girl a picnic table sat to the right of the tree and we had a garden beyond the ridge of rocks. Now, the garden and the table are gone. But the tree still reaches into the sky and over the barn…

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