Could This Be YOU?

Could you have a heart attack that required open heart surgery? Could you lose your job as sole support of your family? Could you lose your home because you could not pay your rent because you were months recovering from open heart surgery? Could your child be bullied to the point of thinking suicide was his only…

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Young Bloods and Old School

The private home where I work, eat, sleep and breathe for 168 hours per week was in need of some serious carpet cleaning.  The carpet had been cleaned six months earlier with the warning there was no hope to improve things and new carpet was needed.  One should not walk through the house with white…

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All In How You Look At It

My dear friend Sharon thinks my life is an amazing and exciting adventure.  She has to check in at least once a week to keep up on what God is doing with me.  I told her this life could be anyone’s life.  It is all in how you look at it.  I could have written…

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A Sip of India and Africa

A rare night off while stationed in Bloomington allowed a risky visit to one of my favorite Restaurants FARMbloomington.  Billed as an independent restaurant with the slogan “Don’t be afraid of flavor.”  Real Food – Unique Celebrations…which is exactly what I craved.  I cook for my clients and love it but there comes a time…

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Fragrant Aroma

The new adventure begins with the transition from corporate work to God’s work.  God blessed me with a job that satisfies the desires of my heart as well as many practical ordinary needs.  But after the first day of on-site training, I see this is truly a calling from God. unexpected assignment I found the…

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Well Worth the Wait

Semi-Retired 26 Weeks of Vacation Lottery Winner I am #50 in the Exodus God parts the Red Sea Again in 2016 Blessed for Obedience Dream So Big it Requires Divine Intervention There are so many accurate and appropriate titles for this blog post but the one which most applies is Divine Intervention.  I have not…

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Big Guns

That moment when you are sent some news that hits you right between the eyes, you are punched in the gut, you get a little light headed and under your breath you say “Oh No!”  What course of action should you take?  I elected to enlist some mighty prayer warriors.  I sent a note of…

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Green Pastures

I take on too much and when God sees I need rest, He does indeed MAKE me lie down.  In my case, when God makes me lie down, my green pastures include sending me to bed for 3 days unable to move but able to read. I have been at the foot of Jesus for the…

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Deep in the Trenches

Yesterday I was overwhelmed by how many people I know and love were in the deep funk of the trenches.  Slings and arrows come from our everyday ordinary life and from our everyday coworkers, family, friends and even strangers in the next car over.  Our very own church family can get prickly and irritated with us.  Our…

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