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About mbr319

Loved by God! In my 50's, enjoying the adventure of life with my husband of 36 plus years, my 5 kids and 2 daughters in law, one son in law, and my grandkids, Cay and Canaan! Experiencing the variety of places and people God is putting in my life. I'm grateful and excited about the days ahead..."What's next, PaPa?"

Judging – I am good at it

This is a fact of my life.  God’s children, me included, all around me, and I judge them. I know Jesus has been judged for me.  I know that because I am in Christ, I will never be judged by … Continue reading

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Stories are to be told

I would like to tell stories of people and places and ordinary life, but life lived fully and freely with whatever God allows.  For all is grace, and if God isn’t in all of life, then He isn’t in any … Continue reading

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Will we raise our hands?

Recently, I heard a compelling story that I have not been able to forget.  The story is of a pastor who was visiting a rehab center for men with sexual addictions.  One of the residents was sharing his personal story … Continue reading

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Where I’m From

I am from country boy and city girl from preacher’s kid and “secret orders” I am from the bottle brush tree in the front yard I’m from climbing trees and riding my unicycle. I’m from the church pew and the … Continue reading

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Truth

Truth is, as a human living on this planet, I have been created in the image of God. Truth is, I am loved, I am beautiful to God because He made me to be with Him. Truth is I don’t … Continue reading

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TREE

There are 3 trees that come to mind in significant ways for me. The sycamore tree in our yard that I climbed again and again as a child. I climbed higher and higher and became braver with each step up. … Continue reading

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Grace

God, That’s the beginning of grace. He always initiates His kindness for us. We are made in His image and dearly loved. We can’t earn His grace, it comes to us. Jesus, the God man, He is the embodiment of … Continue reading

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