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God is Still God

I wanted to take a moment and let you know that God is Still God. I know that sounds simplistic, but, you would be surprised how many of us need to be reminded of this during this time. (Trust me, I get it.) I know right now, we are going through something, that none of us thought we would see in the United States in our lifetime. We are scared for our life, and the lives of our loved ones. We feel helpless and uncertain about tomorrow, and some of us, whether or not we are willing to admit it, are wondering where is God. Thats why I titled this blog, God is Still[...]

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The Other Side Of Christmas

At a time of year when people are singing Christmas Carols, shopping for loved ones, wrapping gifts, listening to Christmas music, drinking hot chocolate or whatever tradition people have for the holidays, there are also, hundreds of people who are depressed. Depression is a serious situation that if goes unnoticed or untreated can result in suicide. This particular holiday season is unfortunately when suicide rates are at an alarming peak. This season is also when people who deal with depression feel the most hopeless. I am, unfortunately  one of those people w[...]

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What God Has Joined Together…

  I recently attended a beautiful wedding in Dana Point, California at The Ritz Carlton Hotel. It had a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean. As my husband and I sat there listening to the vows I couldn't help but be transported back thirty years ago mentally to my own wedding. I focused on a vow in particular which was, what God has joined together, let no man put asunder. In my vows the pastor added, no woman, no circumstance, no child, no mother or father. I have remembered that all my years of marriage, and it has been a great guide to staying together[...]

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Happy Birthday!

October is a special month for me for a few reasons. I love the fall weather, no longer the heat of summer but not quite the chill of winter. Another of course being the month I was born, the month God choose to give me life. Also because it's the second time God blessed me with life. October 23, 2012 I had open heart surgery, that is a procedure where they take your heart out of your body, stop it from beating, work on it then put it back and hope it starts beating again. Since they ain't praying and they just hoping, I give the glory to God because his grace is[...]