A few days ago as I was in the middle of fixing dinner I turned on my Pandora app and listened to my favorite Christmas station.
As I listened the following lyrics from “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” caught my attention:
“Hail the heav’n born Prince of Peace!
Hail the Son of Righteousness!
Light and life to all He brings
Ris’n with healing in His wings
Mild He lays His glory by
Born that man no more may die
Born to raise the sons of earth
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“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10
If you were to look into my guest room last weekend you would have found a chair piled high with little-girl clothes.
I’m sad to say that if you had dug beneath this pile of dresses, t-shirts, and shorts left over from summer, you would have unearthed my Bible, my current devotional book, and my journal.
As you can probably guess, this
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It’s summer! While this fact comes with many good and wonderful things for us to enjoy, (For example: cookouts, camping trips, beach trips, vacation) it also comes with just as many things that can be incredibly overwhelming (For example: cookouts, camping trips, beach trips, vacation.)
Everywhere I turn there are people in my life who are approaching meltdown status due to an overloaded summer schedule.
One friend, who is a teacher and mom of two small children, is already counting the priceless days she has with her kids
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It’s amazing to me how the start of the week can dawn so bright, full of hope and potential. Each Sunday I dream of how the coming week will be different. How I won’t get behind. How I’ll get this and that accomplished, but before the ink is even dry on the calendar, the planner, the long to-do list, my head is spinning like load of laundry No. 1 of 10.
My daughter has recently fallen in love with a picture book by Rebecca Patterson titled, My NO,
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