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Faith

Beauty from the Broken

Mosaic heart

I find mosaics intriguing.  Beauty created from broken.  Perhaps you’ve seen table tops made from broken pieces of china or art work made from sea glass formed out of fragments of discarded bottles.  Stained glass windows which adorn cathedrals and churches would not be possible without the individual and many times oddly shaped pieces of…

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In the Quiet Knowing

We sit across the table from each other.  He calls out the heaviness in my heart, and it is only then that I realize its full weight. It’s been a season of change, of loss, of new places, and of growth. The corners of his mouth rise in a gentle smile.  The kindness in his…

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Go Get It

  One day I found this letter board on clearance.  I knew I wanted to put it in my breakfast nook where I often have my quiet time with the Lord. I asked God what I should put on it, and immediately this verse came to mind.  I had to look it up because I wasn’t…

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