Category Archives: Parents

The Legacy of Prayer: A Short Story

One generation shall praise Your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty acts. ~ Psalm 145:4, NKJV ~ A long time ago, a little boy and his daddy went to the family pier to fish. It was their time … Continue reading

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Love Has A Name: “Dad”

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. ~ Ephesians 4:32 ~ This month marks the 30th anniversary of the beginning of a search that changed my life. In December 1987 … Continue reading

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My Father’s God

The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation; He is my God, and I will praise Him; My father’s God, and I will exalt Him. ~ Exodus 15:2 ~ It’s just like the Lord to remind us of things He’s done … Continue reading

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I Can’t Fix You

“Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother’s eye and fail to notice the plank in your own? How can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye’ when you cannot … Continue reading

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Trust—An All-or-Nothing Choice

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6 ~ Trust, like an action potential, is an all-or-nothing event. Today, I was … Continue reading

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Sixteen!

Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. ~ Proverbs 4:23 ~ Sixteen years ago, my husband and I were blessed by the birth of our daughter, Noah. She is gentle, loving, intelligent, fun, … Continue reading

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Your Love Never Fails

Love never fails.  ~ 1 Corinthians 13:8 ~ Do bad news ever cease? I just heard that a pastor, for whom life has had major trials recently, has lost a son, who was not only a youth pastor, but also a husband … Continue reading

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