Tag Archives: stress

What Parts are Broken?

When we first designed the kitchen a built-in dish soap dispenser at the sink seemed, well, fancy and cool. But it quickly became a pain to scrunch down, and blindly reach underneath the sink, disposal, cords, and drain pipe in … Continue reading

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God’s Prescription

An updated eyeglass prescription means this writer recently picked out nifty, and hopefully stylish, new frames. Distant vision had improved while close-up took a dive. That, or print is simply shrinking and arms are much too short. I’m excited for … Continue reading

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What Happens When Holidays Aren’t Happy?

The Holidays are not always happy times.  The painful loss of loved ones knocks us down. Crushing memories draw us further into sadness, grief, and regret. Illness, pain, traumatic diagnoses, and surgery shred hope.  Broken families rarely reflect perfect “Hallmark … Continue reading

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Eyes on Jesus

Yesterday I followed my husband down two-lane highways and onto a busy multi-lane freeway on the way back from an outing. I felt confident in his knowledge of the roads, turns and curves, stop signs and lights, speed limits, and … Continue reading

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Deleting Spiritual Spam

1 John 3:7, “Little children, make sure no one deceives you; the one who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous;” Deleting ‘spam’ is a daily chore even with the best of computer filters. It’s something we’ve come … Continue reading

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The Righteous Alignment

Blessings of right living! Prayer requests? Colossians 3:1-2, “Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on the things above, not … Continue reading

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The Stressless Life – Proverbs 12:25, Philippians 4:6

Blessings of stress-free living! Prayer requests? Proverbs 12:25, “Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs it down, But a good word makes it glad.” Philippians 4:6, “Be anxious for nothing…” Disappearing airliners, Crimean crisis, Putin versus Obama, wacky weather systems, even … Continue reading

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