Archive for June 2022


Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. ~ Psalm 68:19 As hard as it is to hear your young husband’s brain cancer diagnosed with “no cure,” my late friend, Jennifer Kennedy Dean, told me that in that moment a divine blanket of peace descended on them both, and…

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For he satisfies the longing soul, and the hungry soul he fills with good things. ~ Psalm 107:8-9 “I did not know then what I would learn over many years—that he was a healer of souls.” John reflected upon his first visit with Dallas Willard. He later asked his mentor, “What do I need to…

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“I will make of you a great nation and will bless you. I will make your name respected, and you will be a blessing.” ~ Genesis 12:2 It took me a moment to recognize this holy moment, occurring in the midst of ordinary. I had just settled my first newborn grandchild into my eldest son’s…

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Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let’s continue to express our gratitude.  ~ Hebrews 12:28 They are the first words I see. The moment my eyes open from a night’s sleep. Stenciled on the gable directly across from my bed — “Each day is a gift from God.” Prompting me…

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