My Resolution Redefined: Persevere

Some people hate New Year’s resolutions because they can never keep them. I know I won’t keep them faithfully, but I still love to make them. They give me hope. A pastor in Wilmington, Mike Ashcraft, came up with a great way to replace those pesky resolutions. He teaches about choosing One Word to inspire the year. Click on the blue … Continue reading “My Resolution Redefined: Persevere”

Trials

We have a new family member–well, a potential family member who we are keeping during a trial period. Trial to see how the cat fares. Trial to see if Drew’s allergies can handle it. Trial to see if my 21 year old daughter can manage being a dog owner. And it’s ironic that now that I’ve chosen to make … Continue reading “Trials”

Fill ‘er Up!

As I was listening to the radio the other morning, the announcers were talking about an old saying: “What doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” I have mixed feelings about this quote. What about you? If you’ve just faced tragedy, if you fight chronic illness, or if your life has been one trial after another … Continue reading “Fill ‘er Up!”

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