Category Archives: Encouragement

It’s Better to be a Loser

The Old Testament reading in church today was about King David’s sins: murder and adultery. In 2 Samuel 11:26-12:10, 13-15 we read about how David had killed a man named Uriah because he wanted Uriah’s wife for himself. The thing … Continue reading

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Within Walking Distance

This week I’d like to take a short break from our study of Proverbs to highlight a new series on my photography site, Stages Photography, called Within Walking Distance. Through this series I hope to illustrate God’s creation, which surrounds … Continue reading

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All the Riches I’ll Ever Need

When I think about the sins I’ve committed in my life, my pitfalls, my stupidity, the times I’ve fallen away from God, when I’ve lost my temper for no good reason with my husband or my children, when I’ve pined … Continue reading

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Lice!

Just when I thought the bags under my eyes couldn’t get any darker. There I was, sitting in the church pew Sunday, combing my fingers through my daughter’s hair, listening to Pastor. While doing so, I thought about how Ava … Continue reading

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When the Army Gives You 90 Days to Move to Abroad

I received the news via text while sitting at a conference room table last Friday, smack in the middle of a day-long training seminar. Bill and I had been warned the night before that something major was coming down the … Continue reading

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