A Word of Encouragement · Book Reviews

How to Create a Lasting Legacy Gift

Looking For a Great Gift Idea? We’re winding up the graduations for the season and I’m thinking you may have struggled to find that perfect legacy graduation gift. I’m sorry I didn’t really come across this sooner for you but if I had, I would have had to think of it years sooner. My parents… Continue reading How to Create a Lasting Legacy Gift

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When You Don’t Get What You Expect

  This week’s Five Minute Friday   prompt is: EXPECT Setting my timer for five minutes, and … GO.         Have you ever tried to say something nice and it came out different than you expect? I have lost count of the times I have done it. I call it, “Foot-in-Mouth” disease. Yep!… Continue reading When You Don’t Get What You Expect

A Word of Encouragement · fmf · Hymns

I Sing Because I’m Happy and Free

Today’s post is inspired by Kate Motaung and the Five Minute Friday prompt, “Sing”. So we’re not giving up. How could we! Even though on the outside it often looks like things are falling apart on us, on the inside, where God is making new life, not a day goes by without his unfolding grace. These… Continue reading I Sing Because I’m Happy and Free

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God’s Comfort Makes us Comfort – Able

He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others.  When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. 2 Corinthians 1:4 (NLT)       Been There, Done That My husband is the most amazing servant of God when it comes to comforting… Continue reading God’s Comfort Makes us Comfort – Able

A Word of Encouragement · Random Thoughts

Excerpt From Waiting & Trusting ~ Speak Life

Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. Ephesians 4:29-30 (NLT) A Godly Woman I’m inspired by a godly woman from our church, Delores. A year or so before my illness, she… Continue reading Excerpt From Waiting & Trusting ~ Speak Life

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Follow Christ ~ Abandon Everything

There is this way of living: abandon all worries and abide in Christ — all is well. The relief’s in the release of everything into the hands of the God. Isn’t it all safer in His hands anyways?[sic] Abandon and abide — all is well. -Ann Voskamp Will you follow Christ and Abandon Everything? abandon2  [uh–ban-duh… Continue reading Follow Christ ~ Abandon Everything