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Hidden Treasures

This morning I looked out the back window to see two birds hopping from branch to branch.  They were burying their beaks in clumps of flowers in a busy way.  I was trying to see if there was a pattern to which branch they choose.  The only thing I could tell was they were purposeful, … Continue reading

Testimony from the Hospital

Once I heard a pastor say “you should have a three minute testimony ready at all times”. Yeah, that wasn’t about to happen.  I couldn’t sum it up in three minutes.  So, my testimony was only shared in bits and pieces.  Some people know my whole story.  Now you will too. Some time as Christians, … Continue reading

Lily of the Valley

Lily of the Valley

Dainty cups of white, heads bowed low On tender stems that bend with weight Push through the dirt and grime Surrounded by strong broad leaves Drink living water Burst forth heralding a new life And bow before the risen King

Hear me now, I am redeemed!

This sorting and packing has me finding a lot of different things.  Squirreled away were some notes from my sister about why she and the rest of the family wouldn’t be attending our wedding, my journal from the months my Mom struggled with cancer, her funeral, all the feelings I was having around the time … Continue reading

The Promised Land

Today I was lowered into a tub of water.   Renewed, refreshed, and washed cleaned. I was 15 the first time I was baptized, young, giving my life to God as I understood him; however I was also a Jehovah’s Witness.  Being baptized as a JW means you are baptized into that cult.  At the time … Continue reading