Category Archives: love

seasons of love

We were just two kids then when all was rosebud pink and green and fresh, in love with love and maybe a little with each other—but mostly just our selves. And it has been a long time coming—this love: tender and bold and broken. Spring held her secret far too long it seemed, but she did not abandon us forever. Ever loyal, she…

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I stand just so your camera winks me into permanence acne scars tired eyes wrinkles on my forehead more naked than I have ever been (especially to one I love so very much) I used to be afraid to look completely real the sun was just my friend sometimes when brown from sea and sky…

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how we know love

The boy only wanting to give mother something And all of her roses had bloomed Looking at him as he came rushing in With him knowing her roses were doomed All she could see was some thorns buried deep And tears that he cried as she tended his wounds And she knew it was love…

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preparing the way

In what seems to have become a tradition, Leah and I spent the day preparing for our family’s Thanksgiving celebration tomorrow. As usual, we first prepared our hearts by reading our weekly passage, Luke 1:1-25. There is SO much to hear within the words contained in those verses. It took us 2 or 3 hours to talk through…

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The Truth About Love

“A life filled with love, must have some thorns, but a life empty of love will have no roses.” –source unknown

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Loves Me…Loves Me not

I know how the story ends; He LOVES me. The Lord your God is with you, a Powerful One Who wins the battle. He will have much joy over you. With His love He will give you new life. He will have joy over you with loud singing.  Zephaniah 3:17 (NLV)

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  • Stacey

    I have always loved that verse. Getting it fully into my head and heart for others is super dee dipper easy. God’s getting it there for me right now.ReplyCancel

    • Debi

      Stacey….
      Funny how we can believe God for everyone else but ourselves. I am so much that way too…but am learning to push through my emotions to the Truth, and when I do, I see it. Believing is seeing and not the the other way around.
      Love you…ReplyCancel

  • Jackie

    Debi,
    Thank you! I’m writing this one on a card and committing it to memory.
    How KNOWING He loves me changes everything.
    So blessed to be walking this journey with such a precious friend with a heart to know HIM..
    Keep telling me what I need to hear.
    Love you and who you are!ReplyCancel

    • Debi

      Jackie….
      Do you have any idea how much my life has changed since you walked into it?
      We’ll both commit this verse to memory…together…
      Love you too!ReplyCancel

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