Monthly Archives: July 2014

Garment of Praise

Isaiah 61:3 (NIV) … to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. They will be called oaks of righteousness, … Continue reading

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Headaches and Happiness

I thought I was supposed to have this post up last week, but I spent most of Tuesday trying not throw up. I get migraines when it storms. I take medication to prevent that, but it doesn’t always work. I also … Continue reading

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Tapping into Your Creative Self

Watch a preschooler for any length of time and you’re sure to see fanciful worlds displayed. They can fly! And fight off stones turned into dragons, their limitless creativity forms entire worlds from tissue paper, leaving your bathrooms rather bare. But … Continue reading

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Blessings from the Top of the Tree

Delia Latham © 2008 It was a humdinger of a windstorm—unusually rough for around these parts. Not anything approaching tornado severity, but enough to knock down a few trees, tear off a bunch of roof tiles and stir up some … Continue reading

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Today is a milestone birthday for me. I’ve now been alive for 600 months. That’s 2,609 weeks . . . or 18,262 days. Yet no matter how I break down the math, I’ve lived a half century. There! I admitted … Continue reading

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