Category Archives: Devotional

Introducing Jodie Wolfe – The Hope of Christmas

Jodie Wolfe is more than a favorite author. She is a prayer warrior, and a sister-friend.  I hope you enjoy getting to know Jodie and leave a comment for a chance to win an Ebook of  her latest —the Hope … Continue reading

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Letters to a Daughter in Heaven

After Losing a Child – remembering… Dear Laurie, (C.G. A.L.M.O.T.T.)   I did it again. I was going through some old emails tonight on the computer today, and copying sections for an article I am writing about caretaking Mom, when … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Instructions — Keep it Simple

Mark 6:8 He sent them off with these instructions: “Don’t think you need a lot of extra equipment for this. You are the equipment. No special appeals for funds. Keep it simple. (the Message)   Jesus was commissioning his followers … Continue reading

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Got any WOEs for me? (Way of Escape)

Temptations and WOE – Way of Escape First published in 1896, In His Steps by Charles Sheldon first coined the phrase What Would Jesus Do? Members of a little depression-era church were challenged by a man they’d been avoiding all … Continue reading

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Got Five Minutes? By WordGirl Letitia Suk

A “timely” thought from Word Girl Letitia Suk: “Take five minutes to pray for your work each day and see what happens,” was the challenge proposed by our pastor to the congregation years ago. I remember thinking something like, “Duh!” … Continue reading

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Three Principles to help you hear from God

Do you hear what others do not hear?  Do you see what others do not see? Or do you long to hear from God? In 2 Kings 6:17  Elisha prayed, ‘O Lord, open his eyes so he may see.’ Then … Continue reading

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Caregiver Guilt: Confessions of a Walking Glue Stick – By Dr. Linda Cobourn

I’ve often heard this emotion is the one “gift” that keeps on giving. I was caregiver for my mom and know this will resonate with many of you (1 out of 5 women over 45 is caregiver for a parent … Continue reading

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Walking in Your Own Shoes by Kolleen Lucariello

This Word Girl blog resonated with me as I’ve been getting rid of my shoes (about 70 pair – am I a bit of a shoe lover?) I’d apparently been purchasing my former size for some time and needed a … Continue reading

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After Losing a Child – Missing my girl

Missing my girl today (You know how it is… something happens and I think, “Oh, I’ve got to tell Laurie that” but when I pick up the phone I remember… and then I was sorting some old pictures of my … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Handling Anxiety – by Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Word Girls guest blog Michele Bengston. Real. Those are the type of people and things that move me most. Real stories, books and movies based on real people dealing with real life.  Real tears and real joy at simple things. … Continue reading

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