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I am grateful that God doesn’t give us temptations that are beyond our ability to bear and that He gives us a way of escape. 214 more words


Stumbling Blocks on the Road to Sanctity

Get into a car with me and you’ll meet a whole different Barb. While I’m not Road Rage Incorporated, in the sense that I don’t get aggressive and tailgate or illegally pass people, I do vocally (with windows safely rolled up, but within earshot of my children) express my frustration with people who drive 30 or even 45 when the speed limit is 50, who leave the turn signal on for miles or don’t use it at all, or commit the Cardinal Sin of Driving: neglecting the “Thank-you Wave.” 68 more words

Give Me Strength

To My Youngest Daughter On Her 4th Birthday

This morning you come prancing into our bedroom like you always do at 7 a.m. We are on the east coast instead of our usual west, yet your little body has quickly adjusted to its typical circadian rhythm: no matter what time you go to bed – and there have been some late nights because we are with cousins, because we are on vacation and the steady light of summer doesn’t fade away at bedtime – you still wake at the same hour. 875 more words


Take a minute...

The art school a couple of towns over decorates pianos and puts them on the sidewalk for anyone to play.

Today a homeless man who had enjoyed some adult beverages was wildly banging away. 103 more words


Faith Full

“O Lord my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me.” ~Psalm 30:2

I had my second surgery two days ago. I entered this one with confidence and unwavering faith. 208 more words



When I met you first,
you looked at me,
with those big brown eyes.
And i knew deep within,
my angel has been found.

Your tiny paws, 105 more words


Who do you remember?


~ Something to Ponder About……

Name the five wealthiest people in the world.
Name the last five Heisman trophy winners.
Name the last five winners of the Miss America contest.

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