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Do You Want Me to Pray for Your Toe?

Several years ago my daughter Traci dropped a heavy block of wood on her foot and broke a toe.  The pain was agonizing but there a was a deeper disappointment that drove her to tears. She had trained to run a half-marathon to benefit Cooper Trooper an organization dedicated to helping the families and siblings of children who have faced life …

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Two Steps to Recharging Your Life

As I look forward to this summer at the cabin I decided to repost a blog from the summer of 2012. It describes one of the many times God spoke to me through his breathtaking creation. I hope you enjoy pondering these points again – or perhaps for the first time… I was sitting on the porch of our Colorado cabin …

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[Repost] Michele Cushatt: When You Need to Get Your Fight Back

As I opened my computer to write todays post, my eye was drawn to the most recent post of my dear friend, Michele Cushatt, who is fighting cancer.  Here at the beginning of the new year, whether you are riding the crest of success or gasping for breath and seeking a ray of hope, this honest and courageous story will …

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What is there to be Thankful For?

I opened my eyes this morning. I heard the soft breathing of the women I love. I touched her cheek with my fingers. I smelled fresh coffee brewing. I tasted the sweet joy of God’s forgiveness. His mercy and grace are new every morning. This was a new day and anything is possible.