Category Archives: Faith

How Can We Really Help the Poor?

So all week long I’ve been trying to figure out how to express my thoughts about the angst that the political rhetoric of this presidential election is causing in my spirit. I have written and rejected more than one blog … Continue reading

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Released

Two years ago my book Released: A True Story of Escape from an Abusive Marriage was released and I stood up in front of the whole world and told the story of my painful past and amazing grace that rescued … Continue reading

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Father’s Day is Sunday

So neither one of my books is specifically about Father’s Day or specifically written to fathers. Unless perhaps your father is unemployed and needs a gift of hope and help. Unless perhaps your father is the one being abused and … Continue reading

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Guest post: Bold Marriage is a Choice

I was going to share this yesterday on Valentine’s Day, but I was busy spending the day and night with the love of my life. Time is the most precious gift we can give each other. This post was written by … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Notice

Notice. You have to stand still or stop to really notice. Does it all just fly by? Does it seem like it’s going too quickly? When my son was little I remember treasuring each stage and every new growth spurt. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: STILL

Being okay with change is one thing. Finding your new normal in that change is yet another. I am still getting used to the new normal that happened with the last big changes in my life, and here comes another … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: BECAUSE

Because He lives, I can face tomorrow, Because He lives, all fear is gone; Because I know He holds the future And live is worth the living, just because He lives! Because He Lives is one of my favorite old … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: HOLD

“Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye and say, ‘I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.’”  ~ Ann Landers  Hold your head … Continue reading

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Five-Minute Friday: READY

Ready. Set. Go. Are you ready? Ready for the day. Ready for the challenge. Ready for the unknown? Part of me gets very excited at the thought. The other part of me, not so much. So I think I know … Continue reading

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Five-Minute Friday: Whisper

I don’t want to whisper today. I want to scream. There is no one here to hear me either way, so it wouldn’t really matter. But the person I talk to on these quiet alone days is God, and I … Continue reading

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