Time to face the holidays again. We meet this time of year with mixed emotions. Joyful anticipation and childlike wonder on one hand and feeling overwhelmed and stressed out on the other. We learn to shift our expectations into positive anticipation (hope) that doesn’t get disappointed. We learn to move beyond our previous hurts-intended or

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November in the USA reminds us of our roots—our beginnings –when Native Americans welcomed pilgrims onto the shores of this continent. Those pilgrims would have starved had it not been for the kindness of the original people. Our culture reminds us to be thankful and our leaders granted us a holiday for just that purpose.We

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This is the time of year for spooky stuff! I experienced a profound and humbling encounter with a dark entity some time ago, I do remote house clearings and often there are dark things causing disturbance. I used to just send them out/away by the authority of Jesus (more on that subject another time.) Then I

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Where the heck did summer go? Wasn’t it just a little while ago I planted my spring flowers? Some of those same flowers bloomed and are now spent.Time happens. Days slip into weeks and seasons materialize mysteriously without our consent. With each new season, we change. We get out our warmer clothes. We shift our

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Phil and I started a new training program with our dog, Delilah. (Our cat’s name is Samson.) Delilah was picked up from the streets of Houston nearly starving. Virtually a wild dog, she was fostered to get her to have some basic connection with humans. Due to her frantic energy, she was the last one

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A new day is dawning. Whatever time of day you may be reading this, a new day dawns somewhere on this planet. Somewhere, the sun’s first rays flood across their part of the world. Somewhere, someone sees vibrant colors in the sky. Even if the day finds itself as cloudy, the sun’s energy shines through,

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