Category Archives: Encouragement

Busy ≠ Important

The days and weeks go by so quickly. I made a conscious decision to not blog during work hours as that is really not cool and reeks of no integrity.  So the result has been no blogging.  I have little … Continue reading

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Looking Forward

We found out Friday afternoon we weren’t selected for the houseparent position.  Yes, we are disappointed, but not devastated.  I think several things helped reduce the devastation factor for me: Prayers by us and on our behalf that God’s will … Continue reading

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If It Is To Be

I used to be in a direct sales company that used this little catch phrase a lot at motivational events. “If it is to be, it is up to me.” While I get the sentiment behind that expression that you … Continue reading

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Martha, Martha

I am exhausted.  This was one of the busiest weeks I’ve had in a long time and I got a cold in the middle of it probably due to being run down, so even though I tried to get some … Continue reading

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When God Says No

Waiting on someone else’s timing is not my strong suit, but in this instance its all I can do.  We sent our application to be houseparents on August 30th by email application as they requested on the website.  We didn’t … Continue reading

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I Lift My Hands

We sang “I Lift My Hands” by Michael Armstrong in worship service this Sunday. I Lift My Hands by Michael Armstrong  I lift my hands. I lift my heart. I lift my voice, To You Lord.  I close my eyes. … Continue reading

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One Prayer

I wasn’t ready to talk about this with anyone other than my husband due to the fact I like to have all the answers to everything before being asked them, but he posted it on Facebook so I decided to … Continue reading

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