Tag Archives: God’s heart

belonging

belong [bi-long] verb 1. to be part of,  be in proper place  2. to be affiliated with or be a member of   the holidays are looming. so, naturally it’s that time of year again when we start thinking more … Continue reading

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perspective

for my whole life … i’ve loved forests. i’ve loved oceans. i’ve loved mountains. staring out and up at the vastness has always given me that feeling of being small. it’s a good kind of small though.  because this kind … Continue reading

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gifts

this is that time of year i think a lot about gifts.  giving and getting. i feel much more comfortable in the giving to be honest.  i think it probably has something to do with fear and disillusionment from years … Continue reading

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nearness

this hope we have as an anchor of the soul, a hope both sure and steadfast and one which enters within the veil.  Where Jesus entered as a forerunner for us,  having become a high priest forever according to the … Continue reading

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closets

she kept going back to the bags.                                                                                                    the things we’d removed with cautious sorting.                                                                               it was mostly worthless and unnecessary…stained, out-dated, old stuff.  but she wanted it back. i found myself in a tug-o-war with my mother over every little … Continue reading

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drought

sleep was fitful last night.                                                                                                                  so many faces running through my mind.                                                                                         so much ache and affliction brought on by living in a fallen world.                                    sickness.  sadness.  selfishness.     leaving us ravaged.                                                            words like cancer, divorce, depression and death fall hard … Continue reading

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the question

a Dear John letter to shame… you make me sick, literally.  you are a thief.  you taint and twist.  you poison the well from which we drink. you keep our worth a constant topic of discussion…always up for grabs.                                   so … Continue reading

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