Tag Archives: Children

SUICIDE – “I thought my love had your back covered”

  Yesterday I attended a memorial service of a fifteen year old girl who had taken her own life. As I was driving to the service I asked myself “where was God as she was dying”. The answer came back … Continue reading

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“WHATEVER MY LOT”

Often when I feel hard done by and discouraged, when nothing seems to be going right and I find myself repeatedly saying to God “Why, Lord?” my thoughts will drift to a man by the name of Horatio Spafford. He wrote … Continue reading

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I LIVE IN A WORLD THAT TRIES TO SELL ME UMBRELLAS

How I feel about turning 18 A poem by Amy Curry There are many reasons I don’t want to turn 18. One, turning 18 means becoming an adult and I don’t like the way adults seem to look without seeing, … Continue reading

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ALMOST DIVORCED…..

In the seventh year of our marriage my husband and I were contemplating divorce.We had reached a stage where we were finding it difficult to be civil to each other and all pretense of praying together or caring for each … Continue reading

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MOTHERHOOD AND PRAYER

One of our main ministries as mothers is to pray for our children continuously.  I think it was Billy Graham’s wife, Ruth, who, when asked how she had managed to raise five children with her husband being away so often … Continue reading

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“HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS”

I was once asked the following question:  “What feeling does the word ‘home’ invoke in you?”  My first thought was Steven, my husband!  The word home represents a place of safety, acceptance, warmth, love, and security.  I find all these … Continue reading

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ANSWERED PRAYERS……..

I came across this prayer the other day that one of our daughters wrote many, many years ago when they were nine years old: Pleace lord convince our dad to get us a hamster, gineepig, mouse or parrot.  Amen Well, … Continue reading

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HOW EASILY WE FALL FROM GRACE IN OUR CHILDRENS’ EYES

I am, and always have been, a firm believer in the following verse “But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that your giving may be in … Continue reading

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FROM MY DAUGHTER…….

Was shown this by my daughter with the comment “This so applies to you and I, Mom!”  There is an inkling of truth in there somewhere ……….. Photo courtesy of google

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OUR ‘BABIES’ ARE THREE WEEKS OLD TODAY

Just had to show them off!

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