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Objectionable Obligation or Inviting Opportunity?

cherries in flower bowl + vase of flowers in tall grass

[Inspired by Terri Graham] Am I the only one who finds it SOOOO hard to wait for a zero ~ “true hunger”? There are many things in my life that I do even though I don’t want to do them…  like doing the laundry…  dishes…  going places when I’d rather stay home…  I even shower, floss, wash my face, […]

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Are you Worn and Tired? God knows…

My tears have been my food day and night, while they say to me all the day long, “Where is your God?” These things I remember, as I pour out my soul: how I would go with the throng and lead them in procession to the house of God with glad shouts and songs of praise, a […]

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Breaking Up With Your Ideal Self

I am preparing to go on a true vacation—one where I won’t be owned by my cell phone or email…even though these are things I love as I get to talk to wonderful people like you all! My husband and I are going to Grand Cayman on Saturday and will be gone through the 22nd […]

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When Your Heart Cries for Food…

“Heart hunger is a compulsion to manage our feelings and emotional moods with food.” Healthy Eating & Abundant Living, p. 55 My husband and I have enjoyed one another’s company for most of our almost 30 years together. In fact, I can’t think of a time when we haven’t liked doing things together or even just […]

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Vulnerable…Is This YOUR Will, Lord?

I feel like the Lord wants me to show you…a friend with whom I feel some strange connection…my journals. Granted, not every single word of every single page…and probably not in order or with sense…but, well, there is something that the Lord wants someone to see. I posted earlier today with joviality. Then I did […]

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“Only Human?” That Ain’t No Way to LIVE!!

“I am only human.” This concept has been on my heart for a while. Basically, when I use the phrase “I am only human,” it is to *excuse* a behavior, attitude, or something I said. Sure, it is a fact about my existence…I mess up…But….I want to find a way NOT to *admit* that I […]

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