1000th Posts and Prize Give Away

Today is my birthday and I figured it was time to celebrate.      Earlier this year, we celebrated both our 1000 posts and recently hit the 150,000 mark for visitors. I also celebrated two monumental personal anniversaries earlier this month–15 years since I began my writing journey and 10 years since I gave up my rebellious ways and rededicated […]

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Afraid to Dream

I was so beaten down my the abuse that I was afraid to dream. Afraid to hope.   After all, I was told constantly that God did not love me. My abuser wanted to do all he could to keep me down and under his control. He wanted me to lose hope. With each ounce of hope that was lost, […]

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Behind the Song: If That Isn’t Love

If That Isn’t Love is another song that often runs through my heart. This is a song that I accompanied Daddy on many times and have performed myself on numerous occasions. If That Isn’t Love was written by Dottie Rambo. Rambo wrote over 2500 songs including hits such as He Looked Beyond My Fault, Sheltered in the Arms of God, Holy […]

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David had many wives & concubines

We know that David married many more wives other than the seven listed by name.  However, we don’t know how many more. 2 Samuel 5 says “David married more wives in Jerusalem.” The Brown commentary states “In this conduct David transgressed an express law, which forbade the king of Israel to multiply wives unto himself in Deuteronomy 17:17.” We do […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day! Mothers and Daughters often have a very interesting relationship.  There are times when the relationship seems like a love/hate affair.  I know when I was younger I didn’t believe my mother knew anything.  Now I find that she is one of the first people I turn to when I need to discuss things.  We still have our […]

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Blog Tour

      I’d like to thank J. Hannah Lloyd for inviting me to join her blog hop.  Her new books Tied to Terror and Escape from Abuse share her victory over domestic violence.    She invited me to answer the following four questions for you: 1)    What are you working on? Caregiving has made it difficult to write in […]

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Jesus Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

Today is Good Friday, the day Christians remember the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross. We often talk and sing about Jesus being on the cross, but there are times when the magnitude of His sacrifice does not seem to register. Passion Plays always bring me to tears, but they do not do justice to the depth of suffering Jesus […]

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