Category Archives: Praise

Long Days and Short Nights

Last night I stepped outside and faced the wind. It had been another long day of work followed by weeding in the garden, helping with the goats and working outside until dusk. Night was falling when I finally stepped out … Continue reading

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The Gift of Life

I read her Facebook post just before I left for work. “As I held my precious grandbaby today, I couldn’t help but smile – not just because she was smiling up to me or because we got to babysit her … Continue reading

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Bubbling Over

The music begins and soon my fingers are lightly tapping the steering wheel while I’m singing along with the radio and my heart is praising, rejoicing, and bubbling over with joy. The music, this jubilant song of praise, flows through … Continue reading

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Making the Common Profound by Pausing – edited from the archives

Today is a federal holiday; it is a day off work, a day to focus on the numerous list of things I feel I never have time to do, and yet lunch passed and I felt as though my day was just slipping away … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Every Day

Today the last of the leftovers that were not frozen or eaten became fare for the chickens. The feast we enjoyed with family is only a memory, the day set aside by our nation as a time to remember and … Continue reading

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A friend posted this quote by C.S. Lewis on Facebook today, “ A landscape, a symphony, a meeting with friends…. Our Father refreshes us on the journey but will not encourage us to mistake them for home.” It is one … Continue reading

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Wounded and Bruised

Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. 5 But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace … Continue reading

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