Monthly Archives: November 2010

Apple of His Eye

When it seems as if the whole world is against you,

the bills are piling up,

the laundry is never ending,

the dishes have formed a mountain in the sink,

the job you used to love is now a chain around your ankle,

the friends you thought would be there forever have stabbed you in the back,

the storms of life blow you from side to side as if you are merely a paper boat in the midst of a perfect storm.

When you feel like no one is left that really cares, cling to the words that David spoke as he prayed to God in Psalm 17:1-8 NIV;

1 Hear me, LORD, my plea is just;
listen to my cry.

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Another Ordinary Day

It’s another ordinary day.

You woke up to your three-year-old whining, “I don’t feel gooood.” You stumble into the kitchen to find last night’s dishes still piled in the sink. You are days overdue on the laundry, and your six-year-old is yelling from her bedroom, “Don’t forget, Mom, it’s my turn to take the snacks to Brownies today.”

Most of us have been there . . . waaaay tooo often!

What’s a girl to do when she has reached her last nerve and all she wants to do is climb back into bed and pull the covers over her head?…

Stop, breathe, and remind herself that she is not alone.

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Heart for Missions

Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. James 1:27 NIV

Never did I think a girl that grew up in a small town of rural Kentucky would ever have a heart for missions. Let’s face it; I grew up in a tiny little place that had one blinking red light, a roller rink, and a main street that was lined up with lots of mom & pop stores.

I loved growing up in a small town and still wish I had a chance to raise my boys in that small town life, but God had other plans.

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