A Look Back and Forward for 2016

Last year I wrote on New Year’s Eve, my anticipation of what was to come for 2015.  Today on New Year’s Day 2016, I take a look back as well as a look forward. I wrote in a journal last year “the rewards will come through obedience and waiting.”  I got a real taste of how I…

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Final Arguments

It was a cold, rainy, black Monday night.  Not just any Monday, but the Monday after Christmas after you have thrown out the rest of the Christmas cookies because you looked at pictures of Christmas past and you wonder how you got so old and so fat. admitting I watch the 700 club So while making…

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Ladies and the Slipper

Halinka calls me from Lebanon as she makes her way from Chicago to visit me in Indianapolis on her way to spend the winter in Florida.  I usually get no notice when she is about to pass through.  She objects to making a plan.  At least it is the day after Christmas and I did…

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Christmas Alone With The King 2015

This is my third year spending Christmas Day Alone with the King.  The day begins with a special breakfast, a roaring fire, traditional choral and symphony Christmas songs (this year an upgrade to Spotify,) and new this year a collection of Christmas books to delve into to see where they would take me.  It was…

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Unexpected Christmas Gift

Every day during the four weeks of Advent, I went to my mailbox in hopeful anticipation of a Christmas card from my third ex-husband, (the one I did not marry.)  Last year he surprised me to my utter depths by sending me a Christmas card.  He is not a card person, he is not a holiday…

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One New Year’s Resolution January 1, 2013

Ahh…New Year’s Day 2013.  I have but one resolution.  Dedicate this year to letting God lead.  My dear friend and Pastor Gary Walker asked us to reflect on six points as we evaluated 2012 and how God has moved in our lives. A passage of scripture that has moved you in some way An answer…

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Reflections on a Year of Miracles 2013

Another New Year’s Eve to reflect upon another year.  Last year my dear friend and pastor, Gary Walker asked our new church plant to reflect on six points as we evaluated 2012 and how God has moved in our life.  The points to reflect upon on are timeless…so once again here we go. A passage…

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