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Thanks by Tara Randel

I hope you and yours had a beautiful Thanksgiving. There is nothing better than bringing family, friends, and food together for good times. It is also a time to reflect on thankfulness. Looking back over the year, we can see … Continue reading

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Ungrateful Kids by James R. Coggins

“Lord,” the man prayed, “it’s these kids you gave me. They’re driving me nuts. They’ve phoned me fourteen times this week, and not once was it anything positive. They only called me to complain or to ask for something: ‘I … Continue reading

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Still Good by Julie Arduini

I have a team that prays for my writing and I can’t describe how much they mean to me. They have covered me, my family, and the words I write (or don’t) for over a decade. Recently I shared an … Continue reading

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Always Thankful by Tara Randel

I was sitting at my computer today, when a nearby Post-it note caught my eye. Many years ago I had written; Commit to the Lord whatever you do and your plans will succeed. Pro.16:3 I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading

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Looking Ahead by Tara Randel

Let your eyes look straight ahead; fix your gaze directly before you. Proverbs 4:25 After the kind of year we just went through, keeping our eyes on the path before us might seem a little strange. Let’s face it, things … Continue reading

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An Autumn State of Mind by Tara Randel

The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it.  Psalm 24:1 Today I’m in an autumn state of mind. I love this time of year and have decided that no matter what … Continue reading

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One More Week! (by Hannah Alexander)

I know you don’t want to hear that you have one more shopping week until Christmas. So instead, I’m going to remind you that amidst all the rush and hurry and stress of Christmas shopping and planning and cooking and … Continue reading

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Disaster: First Response by Nancy J. Farrier

  There are times I feel like my life is one disaster after another. I know I’m not alone, but it’s still not easy. Many of our bigger disasters have involved water—even though we live in a desert.   Earlier … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks by Tara Randel

Happy Thanksgiving! Here’s wishing you and yours a very Happy Thanksgiving. My you find time to spend with those you love and count all the many blessings the Lord has bestowed upon you this year. While you’re enjoying a festive … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Surprise: Rejection

I enjoyed a lot of nice surprises this month. My sister delivered a beautiful baby boy the day before Thanksgiving, erasing the memory our family held for years where that day was always the day our baby nearly died. Talk … Continue reading

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