Category Archives: God

Finding Beauty Wherever We Are

“Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” – Ashley Smith … Continue reading

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Walking the Talk

“How can you sing of amazing grace and all God’s wonders without using your hands?” – Mahalia Jackson  Thanksgiving Day is over in the United States, and we’ve talked about thankfulness a great deal. But do we act grateful? A … Continue reading

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Christmas Past

“This is the message of Christmas:  We are never alone.” – Taylor Caldwell  The Advent season this year had its ups and downs for me. During the first week in December, I seemed to have two weeks of activity packed … Continue reading

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Overcoming Inertia

“All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is to act as if it were impossible to fail.” – Dorothea Brande I’ve been struggling with inertia lately in the areas of fitness, blogging, and writing in … Continue reading

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Good Times, Bad Times

“I’ve always felt that life is a novel, and part of it is written for you, and part of it is written by you. It’s up to you to write the ending, ultimately. I’ve had some tremendous adventures, good and … Continue reading

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Emerge Into the Light

“Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.” – Helen Keller  We in the United States are still reeling in the wake of the senseless shooting spree by a Connecticut gunman who killed his … Continue reading

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Thankful in all Things

How can anyone doubt there is a God after seeing nature such as a flower, sunset, or a peacock? This is a reblog of S.E.R.V.A.N.T. Sisters post, “Thankful in All Things.”                     * * * What are … Continue reading

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