Tag: Peace

Sweet Remembrance

Social media has a way of messing with me. Many of us have encountered a loss with a Facebook page that goes on into infinity. For me, those pages are a place to go for tribute and sweet remembrance. They

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Unwilling Gratitude

Sometimes I just don’t feel thankful. There I said it. I read countless gratitude posts on Facebook, and today I’m just not feeling it. I looked at my husband this evening and said, “I know I should be celebrating the

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Peace I Give You

Peace seems unattainable. It seems out of reach. Media stirs the pot of unrest. Then I look closer to home and find new family illnesses, friends who are hurting, and desires unmet. It is easy for the heart to ache.

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Bold Faith

Her young life changed in an instant. She was faced with humiliation and divorce, yes, divorce. Even though they weren’t married yet, in that time, once engaged formal papers had been filed. Who was going to believe her? She had

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Dignity

Dignity is the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect. My youngest son went on a went on a homelessness retreat last week. In addition to visiting a shelter and learning about homelessness, he walked a couple of

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Labor Day

Labor Day is observed on the first Monday in September. It became a federal holiday in 1894. Labor Day pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers. It was created by the labor movement in the late 19th century

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Weeding

Leave it to my kids to continually remind me how simple it is to show love to our neighbors. Who knew a little weeding could be an answer to prayer, but loving our neighbor is that simple. My oldest son just

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Carefree

It was a hot and humid summer afternoon. The rain had just stopped. I noticed there were puddles at the bottom of the driveway and ran to Dad to ask if I could play in them. With his approval, I

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Hamster Wheel

For me the hamster wheel is something that happens in my mind. It’s when I start thinking about something over and over and over again. Do you do this? Sometimes I just can’t let things go. In fact, that is

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