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In God Alone

In just a couple of days, we will be casting our vote in the Presidential election.  My heart has been broken as I’ve heard and seen all of the dishonor concerning the candidates and the issues surrounding this election.  Not only are people dishonoring the men who have been appointed for such a time as this, but they are dishonoring one another with their constant bashing back and forth of the issues.  We must remember to bless with our words and not curse.

Set a guard over my mouth, O LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips.
(Psalm 141:3)

I have been intentional in taking this

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Update on Katie – GOOD NEWS!

It’s been a while since I’ve updated you on Katie’s progress.  There is some GOOD NEWS to share!  I am re-posting the update from Katie’s blog here:

Two weeks ago they discovered that Katie’s port was inflamed, red, and irritated. This was cause for great alarm becasue of how the chemo tends to weaken the immune system. The concern was that the port had gotten infected. The doctors decided, after speaking to the Stanford team, that they would pump Katie full of super strong antibiotics and see if they could get the situation

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I Will Never Be The Same, I Will Never Forget

A beautiful sky line,
stately towers in the background,
the morning sun clouded by smoke.
They came so fast, how could we have been prepared?
Mass chaos, tears streaming, people running,
Fear so close you could breathe it in.
How can this be?  Surely, it must all be a dream.

A symbol of strength, they once stood proud and strong.
But now they burn, tumbling, crashing to the ground.
“Oh God, No!”, I cried.  “There are still people inside”.
I prayed for a miracle.  I prayed they would be saved.
I wept, I screamed,

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A Friend of God

Today I am linking up with Bonnie for the Faith Barista JAM.  We are sharing what God is revealing to us in our “White Space” (our personal time with Him).

I have been paying attention to how I pray lately.  One thing I notice is that I start many of my conversations with God by addressing Him as “Heavenly Father”.  Now, don’t get me wrong, He deserves that title and respect. But one thing God has been speaking to my heart is that I am often much too formal in my prayers.  He does not require formality or structure from me.  Sure, there is a time

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