Category Archives: love

Triggered into the future

Years ago, there was a man with whom I was very much in love. We were best friends. We were basically inseparable. There was one huge, glaring problem between us. My faith. We had hours and hours of discussions, debates, … Continue reading

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You are a diamond

What comes to your mind when you think of the word “diamond?” Engagement? Marriage? Beauty? Shiny object? Opulence? Pockets of diamonds in the earth’s mantle are rare. It takes a specific set of circumstances for them to form. A diamond is … Continue reading

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Valley of the Bones

Today is the last day of January 2018. I can’t believe we’re a month into the year already. The phrase that I am hearing today is “new beginnings.” See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and … Continue reading

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Love conquers all

When you love someone, love them where they are, at this very moment in time. Love should be unconditional, affection with no limits or conditions. Loving people teaches a lot about oneself. The people who are attracted to us in … Continue reading

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Self love and acceptance

You’re so fat. You’re ugly. Oh my goodness–look at you hair! You’re too stupid to learn that.  You can never achieve that goal. You are a failure. You shouldn’t even try. Would you say those things to your best friend? … Continue reading

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New-found Joy

When I was a kid, my father always told me, “Girl, whatever makes you happy, makes me happy.” I never understood that fully…I thought it was a dad thing to say, nice and all…but I never truly got it. I … Continue reading

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It feels like Christmas!!!!!

Greetings from Philadelphia! So, it’s Christmas season. For many people that means presents. For me, that means COOKIES! This year, I took the responsibility of baking our Christmas cookies. I made 8 types of cookies. That equals about 20 dozen … Continue reading

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Unconditional love

With all of the talk of fear this week, I have to give a moment to talk about unconditional love.  The Bible says that perfect love casts out all fear.  The love the Bible refers to is the Father’s love. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Romance is…

Last night, I had a conversation with a friend about relationships.  He said that my ideas on relationships are not quantifiable, not rational, not reality.  I told him that love and relationships are not rational. I know that “reality” isn’t … Continue reading

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Christmas

There are some days when I am utterly and totally amazed at what God does. And then there are days like today. Days when there are literally no words. The Sanctuary is, by far, the most generous church that I’ve … Continue reading

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