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New Beginnings

 “This year is a new year with no mistakes in it!” Those are the charming, hopeful words of my kindred spirit, Anne of Green Gables. I chose her  words to express my joy in new beginnings when I began…

Those Darn Cravings

Cravings are a daily challenge in my life, like the craving for dark chocolate. I have to manage that one, and a few others, so I can keep re-losing the same five pounds that are my old “frenemies.” After…

singing for joy

Don’t Save Your Song For Sunday

I’m often struck by how Bible writers describe God’s creation singing to Him for joy, and with great exuberance. I’m not referring here to God’s people, but the trees that “clap their hands” and the ocean waves that mount…

making God sing

Making God Sing

The following is a Journal Entry from March, 2011: I awoke to the Spirit singing to me this morning….a joyful song about dancing, and sadness fleeing away. I’ve awakened with music in my spirit before, but usually it is clear…

Surprising Answers

My friend God is very good at surprising me with answers to my questions. This morning: Lord, how can I love you today? Answer: Lean on me. Acknowledge me. Need me. I really don’t need to elaborate much on…