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Quiet Relief Near-Daily
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~Laid Bare~

Today was a laying-bare day. Shovels in hand, we scouted out the yard in search of the best place to rent the earth open. Three maple trees and two sunburst…

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~Always~

The Lord Jesus receivedIs holiness begun The Lord Jesus cherishedIs holiness advancing The Lord Jesus counted upon as never absentWould be holiness complete. ~John McCarthy Lord Jesus, let me read…

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~A Good Start~

The rumble of an engine into our darkened farmyard this morning stirred Darryl—then he flew straight straight off the pillow, feet thumping the floor: “Transport truck is here!” I peered…

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~Nails~

“For a reminder of his time here, Jesus chose scars in each hand. That is why I believe God hears and understands our pain, and even absorbs it into himself—because…

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~Grace~

Sometimes you have plans. And Life happens. My plans belong to You. And so they can be nothing but good and perfect. But…. My plans for this week looked different…

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Preparing for our King….

We are memorizing: On Easter Day ~Celia Thaxter Easter Lilies! Can you hearWhat they whisper, low and clear?In dewy fragrance they unfold,Their splendor sweet, their snow and gold.Every beauty-breathing bellNews…

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Perfectionism

Sometimes we must speak or the stones will cry out. I have cried. It is now time to speak. To speak of our family’s personal experiences applying the teachings of…

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Regardless….

(Spunky’s thought provoking post on conflict has me thinking…about this home, in this heart…can You and I talk about it?) Sometimes I don’t see it the same way. My set…

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Preparing

Tomorrow I will begin posting Devotions for our Passover Tree (our resurrection version of the Jesse Tree)….and we begin preparing our hearts…. ~ Make an Easter version of a Jesse…

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Soul Raising

“Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.” -Rene Descartes, philosopher and mathematician Ways to raise a soul: Make…