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Why an Octopus?

Octopus are some of the most fascinating creatures.   They have a funky body design!  Eight arms attached to one head!  I recently became intrigued about their defense mechanisms because it reminded me of motherhood.  967 more words

When Rest Feels Like a Prison Sentence {Link-up}

“Take the keys and go,” my husband said.

It wasn’t a question. From the time he’d walked in the door my tone had been short and snippy. 569 more words

Spiritual Growth

Get Up And Do Not Be Afraid

A little known fact about me – or, well-known, depending on who you talk to – is that I am a southern girl at heart.  I went to high school and college in North Carolina and I have a deep, ingrained fondness for the Appalachian Mountains because of it. 2,658 more words


to bear or not to bear?

Lent. The Christian 40-day season of preparation for Easter. It’s chief character and call, penitential self-reflection and spiritual renewal. A primary image, wilderness.

Jesus, after his baptism, was thrust by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by Satan… 853 more words

A Personal Reflection

Proverbs 11:25 " A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed."

Everyone can use encouragement…everyone likes words  of appreciation.  This week I was explaining to a group of ladies the purpose of this Devotional.  Over 4 years ago,  the Lord challenged me to become a modern-day Barnabas…an encourager of others.  57 more words

Daily Inspirational Devotional

Roadworthy Once More

What I absolutely want is to suggest that before it’s anything else, redemption is God mending the bicycle of our souls; God bringing out the puncture repair kit, re-inflating the tires, taking off the rust, making us roadworthy once more. 24 more words