Advent, Come Lord Jesus, Guest posting

He Will Mend

On October 18th, my 2nd book, Come, Lord Jesus: The Weight of Waiting releases!! For the next few weeks I have invited the members of my “street team”  to share their stories and reflections on the book, the topic of waiting, and Advent. Stay tuned in the next couple of weeks for the FREE download…

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Advent, Books, writing

A New Book And A Humble Invitation

Many moons ago, when I received the phone call that led to a rather trembling “yes” I had no idea what I was stepping into. I mean I had a small idea, but it was so small, it barely counts, because the reality of that one wild “yes” has become something of a journey, a pilgrimage…

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Advent, Christmas

Making Room

“Advent is the perfect time to clear and prepare the Way. Advent is a winter training camp for those who desire peace. By reflection and prayer, by reading and meditation, we can make our hearts a place where a blessing of peace would desire to abide and where the birth of the Prince of Peace…

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Advent, Food

A Bakers Advent Devotional

When my new friend Rachel asked me if I had a special recipe to share for her new Devotional, I immediately thought of My Granny’s Portuguese sweet bread. I don’t know how many Christmases I sat around her dining table savoring the tender, warm sweet bread that we always paired with her Portuguese sausage. These…

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When Christmas Crashes Down

We didn’t know how crooked the trunk was when we cut it down. The uneven ground, half mounded up around it’s base, the way it’s lower limbs dusted the surface of the earth, and the rows and rows of trees surrounding it, all helped to make the thing appear straight. It’s not the first time…

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Advent, Christmas, Grace, Growth

Just peeking in, just whispering to you, my good friends, would you please slip over here and read these inspired words by my friend Annie? You will be blessed.   *Thank you Momma Day By Day (Christina) and Annie for inspiring and encouraging me, you ladies seep Jesus and I am better for knowing you!…

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Advent, Christmas, Hope, Scripture

It’s been a long haul to this final week of Advent. The path hasn’t looked anything like what I imagined.  But God is so good. He is faithful, and He is drawing closer, and I am leaning in, listening, waiting- preparing Him room. I will be taking the rest of this week to spend time with…

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