Category Archives: spiritual growth

sticks and redbuds

Audio Post:   When Dad brought home the redbud “tree” (a gift from a friend) and planted it by the patio at the house on Markland, Mom told me she thought to herself, “there is no way that stick will grow into a redbud tree.” And I think about how often I look at the…

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make life beautiful

  It’s a slogan one of my favorite interior designers, Shea McGee, uses to convey her heart for beautiful spaces. You can read her story here. I especially like this part: ‘Make Life Beautiful’ has been our mantra as we struggled to make lemonade from a lemon of a year. Let’s talk about that. How can I…

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the truth about knowing god

Notes from my study of John Snyder’s Behold Your God…Rethinking God Biblically  How well do you know God? Do you want to know Him more? I do! I used to think an intense study of His Word the ultimate key to knowing Him. Or that I would finally get to know him by signing up for…

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hidden faithfulness

Audio Post:   It seems quiet here. The sun is not quite up yet. My husband and daughter have packed tools and briefcase and left me—alone—with the day. And I think to myself: Sometimes it’s easier to have your day ordered for you by the clatter of the obvious than to be faithful in shadow’s hush….

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calling uber god

Audio Post:   Did you know there’s a company called Pop in NYC that guarantees to deliver your food order in 15 minutes or less? Uber-Eats used to make an even bolder promise—no more than a 10 minute wait. Think about it; at a dine-in restaurant, it sometimes takes longer than that to get the waiter to come to…

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the broken & the proud

I know this looks like a lengthy post, but if you are looking for life-changing truth, read on. I read somewhere this year that we can choose to toss a stone into a body of water, but once it’s thrown, we have no power over the ripple effect it will have. The author was comparing the stone…

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