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Wednesday Wisdom – SWEET

Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. —Proverbs 16:24 (NIV)   Kids are honest as the day is long. I wish, wish, wish honest always meant SWEET. (Can I get an Amen from the Mommas out there?) But on occasion, those super-honest and super-witty kids will shock you… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – SWEET

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Wednesday Wisdom – FULL

For God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in him. —Colossians 1:19 (NIV)  Father’s Day is a lovely-tough time for us. Lovely to celebrate with my husband and father-in-law, but tough because we miss my Dad in special holiday weeks like this. My heart can feel like this graphic in weeks like this.… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – FULL

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Wednesday Wisdom – SUMMER

It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter. —Psalm 74:17 (NIV)  It’s the last week of school for many of us out there. And so, June starts off summer in our house– with trips to the pool, cookouts, bike rides down the country lane, and lazy,… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – SUMMER

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Wednesday Wisdom – HEAL

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. —Psalm 147:3 (NIV) Making the old new again: it’s the reigning subject of DIY blogs, TV shows, and endless Pinterest boards out there. And as a culture, we love it. There’s something almost magical in taking a few swipes of paint to something, and making a… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – HEAL

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COVER REVEAL— The Lost Castle (Coming 2018)

Bonjour, friends!  If you joined our monthly #FridayCafe Author Chat on Facebook Live video last week (if you missed it, CLICK here to watch), you knew this Writing Desk post was on the way. If you didn’t have fair warning that this post was about to drop—then surprise! We’re about to add some fun into your… Continue reading COVER REVEAL— The Lost Castle (Coming 2018)

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Wednesday Wisdom – MELODY

… Speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord. —Ephesians 5:19 (NIV)  I heard the music the moment I stepped off the elevator. I recognized the stringed melody because I’d heard that dulcimer playing for weeks, as I edited The Butterfly… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – MELODY

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Wednesday Wisdom – MOM

Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him. —Psalm 127:3 (NIV) This verse gives me such hope this #MothersDay week. I remember how special is it to be a mom of three boys. It’s a messy, real, lovely, holy, blessing to be called such. And with the joy of that title,… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – MOM

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Skipping Relevant Stones

I wonder how many times ‘relevant’ is referenced in the Bible? Curiosity bit and I was helpless but to find the answer. So off I went. Digging. Seeking. Wondering later just why that question had managed to hook me so. Because it’s zero. A big, whopping, culture-affecting zero. Relevant is an adjective we use to describe that “thing”… Continue reading Skipping Relevant Stones

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Wednesday Wisdom – PEACE

You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. —Isaiah 26:3 (NIV)   On one of our first dates, my (now) husband took me out to the country to meet his 85 year-old grandmother. You can imagine how nervous I was to meet the grandmother he lived with, took pride… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – PEACE

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Wednesday Wisdom – PATHS

For he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones. Then you will understand what is right and just and fair—every good path. —Proverbs 2:8-9 (NIV)  As parents, we’ll probably say we’d prefer to save our kids from making the same mistakes we did when we were young. I… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – PATHS

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Wednesday Wisdom – LEAN NOT

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. —Proverbs 3:5-6 (NIV)  I remember the conversation like it was yesterday. The work friend sitting across from me in the restaurant. The shock in her face… Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – LEAN NOT