The Measuring Sticks of Self-Worth

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Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12

Last summer my daughter turned down every opportunity to go down a water slide. She allowed the fear of the unknown to hold her back. I was so shocked and proud when she had her first chance to try this summer. She boldly marched up the two flights of stairs and made her decent on the winding slide. I have never seen such bridled triumph true to her stoic personality. She repeatedly traveled down that slide with confidence!

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Currently {Issue 4} I am Back!

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Ah, Friend, I have missed you dearly!  I have been on a hiatus for most of July.  Being a teacher, I function best on the school calendar.  I NEED MY SUMMER BREAKS!  But I have to tell you, this break has just about killed me.  To withhold myself from getting behind this screen and letting my fingers dance, is like trying to breathe under water.

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Nothing But to Hold But Hope: Review and Giveaway

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I met Jennifer Kostick of A Girl on the Doorstep online through the Psalms Series that I participated in on Deep Breaths.  At the end of the series, as part of the celebration, each of the contributors shared something in our own lives that we were celebrating.  I learned that Jennifer’s first book was being released.  What an accomplishment indeed!  Jennifer offered to host a giveaway on my blog.  How generous! 

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Reflections in the Night: Shadows and Light

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“He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection. Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night…” Psalm 91:4-5a

One night from a deep sleep, I was awoken by bright light. Standing at the doorway of my bedroom was my two-year-old son with his hand on the light switch. I told him to turn off the light and crawl in bed with me. He snuggled up close and whispered in my ear, “I scared of da shadows.”

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Guest Posting on Deep Breaths

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I “met” Katie Reid of Deep Breaths though the community of writers who participate in Five Minute Fridays with Lisa-Jo Baker.  It has been a blessing to “get to know” this fellow blogger through Twitter and Facebook.  She truly has a passion for the Word of God and to help women ground themselves in His Truth.

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