Category Archives: Growth & Maturity

Broken to Breakthrough

I captured this photo last week going over the Delaware bridge on our way to visit family in New Jersey. This picture came to mind in the wee hours today when I awoke several times to God telling me, “Breakthrough comes … Continue reading

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Learning to Love My Dad

I wanted to write a nice piece for Father’s Day to honor my dad. After all, I am a Christ follower and it’s what I’m supposed to do. Except I couldn’t pull it off. I’ve always written from an honest … Continue reading

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The Path of Least Resistance

  “If you keep doing the same thing and it’s not working, why would you keep at it? It will cause frustration, discouragement, and eventually you’ll believe you’re a failure because you can’t seem to get anything right in your … Continue reading

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Mommy Guilt

I’ve been feeling the weight of it recently. Mommy guilt. Those feelings of not ever doing enough and being all you think you ought to be for your kids. And consequently, you feel guilty taking time or doing anything for … Continue reading

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Rising Above Murky Waters

In murky waters is where we discover God is real and whether we have been relying on him or self. Don’t let circumstances determine your outlook and dictate how you feel about yourself. Do use your circumstances as opportunities to … Continue reading

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Waiting With God

Isaiah 30:18 – The Lord longs to be gracious to you; he rises to show compassion. The Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!   Waiting is a lonely place. It can feel as … Continue reading

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Bring on the Rain

We’ve had lots of rain in Georgia this winter and spring. I’ve missed sunshine, but I know we need the rain to recover from last year’s drought. Our fruit trees and berry bushes will produce plenty in its season because … Continue reading

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