I was driving around town yesterday, I noticed the green leaves of the trees have been replaced by beautiful red and gold ones. Soon these too will be replaced by empty branches, as the beautifully colored leaves will fall to the ground. This caused me to reflect on how quickly the seasons change. The same […]

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A Love That Never Abandons

 Pray that each one of you is able to see the extent of God’s relentless, unending, unchanging, perfect love for you. A love that gave his own Son to die in our place. A love that does not have a limit or breaking point. A love that is unchanged by circumstances. A love that […]

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Just Pray

As I read these words they resonated with me. Our Heavenly Father calls us, His children, to pray for ALL people. I love that word all! He doesn’t say we are to pray for: people who believe like we do, persons with a lifestyle we respect, individuals who request our prayers, or those we feel […]

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Infinite Care

God created the beauty that surrounds us. He made the heavens that spread out before us in the night sky. He controls the wind and the rain. He formed the mountains. He created the intricate details of every living thing. The Lord’s power, creativity, perfection, and love are evident in the world around us. His […]

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I greatly value presence. Gifts are nice. Flowers are lovely. Words and praise are a blessing. Activities can be fun. However, the best way to communicate love to me is presence (time). I love having the undivided attention of the people I love. I love to give undivided attention to those I love. In the […]

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Just Cling

At times I find myself overwhelmed. It feels as though I am pulled in many directions and there is not enough time or energy to meet the demands. Other times, I am hurt. I open my heart up and it feels stomped on. In these moments, I long to be a turtle. Then, I could […]

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Never Forget

September 11th is one of those days many of us will never forget. I can remember every aspect of the day and the days to follow. I was at home in Newport, WA. I was a first time mother to an 18 month old baby girl. It was 6:30 am. My husband’s phone rang and […]

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