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The 2017 Roundup

doors by Joanna Schley

Changes bring…….well, changes. No matter what kind it is, loss is difficult. While my family and I dealt with loss because of a necessary but painful ending, 2017 was a grand year. I wrote Broken about a month before the ending. I see now that I was writing anticipating the difficulty of what would come…

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A Time For Everything

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: ……….He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end. Ecclesiastes 3:1-11 Sometimes we experience time in a way other than it’s passing…..other…

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In a Nutshell

This Monday School post is short and sweet. It’s been one of those Mondays. A really full but good one. I almost waited to post but you can’t post Monday School on Tuesday. You just can’t. Yesterday in home church we talked about the Golden Rule. We all know it: Do to others what you…

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Are We Missing It?

I’m barely getting this Monday School posted today but this has been rolling around in my head since day 4 of my Advent devotional and I wanted to share my thoughts. For more information on Monday School go here. The Bible reading for day 4 was Matthew 25:31-46. I never thought of the passage as…

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Especially Now

My thoughts for Monday School are all about Advent….this season of waiting and hoping. I wrote part of this last year. I share it again because I’m even more aware of the longing……the deep ache within my heart….. And I know I can’t be the only one. “Hear us, Shepherd of Israel, you who lead…

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Making It Happen

Next week I’ll fly to Tampa to run in my last race of the year. The longest and most challenging one yet. A group of us started training in January and next week we’ll get to experience the joy of accomplishing what we set out to do……..the reward of almost 12 months of dedication and…

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