Afire

AFIRE:  on fire; blazing: full of excitement and energy. The word afire and its definition perfectly signifies my love for Jesus Christ.  It is a word that when I first read it, I felt encompassed with how relational it was to what I am feeling inside. Inside my heart.  Inside my soul. I chose this […]

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Tantrums and Psalm 23

When my boys were babies, they were ridiculously cute. They had cute personalities, said and did cute things, made cute faces, laughed cute, and threw cute tantrums. Wait…what? Cute tantrums? Yes, I thought they were cute, in their own cute way. But I never dreamed, 18 years later, that God would change my view and […]

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A Meeting Place

Thumbing through social media yesterday morning, I came across a shared post of pictures depicting societies relentless grip on cell phones. Pictures that were disturbing and shamefully familiar in my own ridiculous phone obsession. It made me physically sick. I reposted exclaiming my contribution to the problem of overuse and complete suffocation of a brain-sucking […]

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I Want

Interesting how our wants change so much from year to year. When I was a child, I wanted to be a princess. And I lived that dream every day around the farm I grew up on. Playing outside with my imaginary characters and friends, the dream of being a princess was easy. Everyone did what […]

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Gaps

I have many gaps in my life. Too many to count, and way too many to name in the amount of time I have today. I am strong in some ways, but ridiculously weak in others. I have gaps, and it’s important to know what they are, and when I’m in one. Gaps can be […]

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Light

Last evening, while ending a perfect day on Lake Texoma, we headed back to dock. The sun had already set before we began the 20 minute boat ride. As we traveled closer to our destination, the light around us changed so quickly. Every passing moment had a new and transformed landscape. The last 10 minutes […]

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Thirsty

Walking trails this morning near our cabin, I was on the search for things in nature that resembled letters. I want to take photographs of them and make a collage spelling our family name, using only the surroundings found on our land. For company, I decided to take my sweet buddy, Jet, our Labrador. He […]

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Throw Your Hands UP!

“God, thank you!” I mumbled as my speed increased. I wanted to shut my eyes and never leave that moment. The crisp fall-like air hit against my sweaty skin and tossed and twirled my hair in play. The massive hill that took every ounce of energy I had in me to climb, had become a […]

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