Rejoicing in the Misfortune of Others

I heard some not-so-good news recently about a friend. Although I found myself curious about this “so-called iniquity” and slightly tempted to “spread the word” to others…I stopped myself and prayed, because I did not want to believe what I was hearing. Then, two days later I was listening to Turning Point on KCBI on my […]

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Gift With Purchase

A few months ago I was out shopping for a new dress for an upcoming event and I stopped at the Lancome counter to check their mascara several friends had recommended. Once I decided I wanted to buy some the sales clerk suggested I come back the next week when they’ll be having a “Gift […]

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Back-to-School Drama Mama

How do you feel about sending your kids back to school in a few weeks? Are you ecstatic, anxious, fearful or stressed? I overhear a lot of moms remarking about how excited they are to be sending their kids back to school; about getting their peace and quiet back so they can finally read that […]

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Ace That Test

I can’t imagine having to participate in the STAAR testing when I was in school. I was not a good test-taker. I struggled during my Freshman, Sophomore and Junior years because I had no clue how to study and I definitely was NOT organized. Homework was such a huge chore for me and kept me up […]

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God is Good All the Time

So I ran into a friend the other day who has been unemployed and we exchanged our “How are you’s”. I tell her how sorry I am for her situation and that I continue to pray for her, knowing full well what it’s like to be unemployed. I was unemployed as a single mom for […]

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Proverbs 31 Reality…I Am Not Supermom!

I don’t know about you but when I first read Proverbs 31:10-31 I thought, “Wow, that’s some woman!” Then, when I was told I had to live up to those standards I was completely overwhelmed. “There’s no way!” I thought. First of all I don’t know how to sew and when I had to work […]

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Good and Plenty

Very little is known about the 1621 event in Plymouth that is the model for our Thanksgiving. The only references to the event are two letters reprinted below: “And God be praised we had a good increase… Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after a […]

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Exposed

  Our house was affected by the tornados that hit our city a few weeks ago. Not seriously, mind you, we lost a lot of shingles and everything on the patio, including furniture, grill and a refrigerator. Believe it or not, the insurance adjuster was actually quite surprised to find a refrigerator in our backyard. […]

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