Category Archives: New Beginnings

Sorrow Walked with Me

One of my daughters gifted me with personalized daily scripture cards. Yesterday, mine read: Think about me, Bernie! “I will keep in perfect peace all those who trust in me, whose thoughts turn often to me, the Lord.”  Isaiah 26:3 … Continue reading

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20th Year Anniversary – Celebration!

2017 – 20th year celebration – I’m ready! Heart – open, free, faithful and anticipating. Hands – raised high in gratitude and praise. Feet – firm, stable and sure in the Gospel of peace. Eyes – set and fixed on … Continue reading

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2017 – Goodbye to the Daily Grind?

Did you start off 2016 with hopeful resolutions to exercise more, lose weight or clean out the overstuffed garage?  How did you fare? Mine was the year of change.  Not necessarily from a resolution, but necessity.  The necessity for more … Continue reading

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Facing the Giants – to Freedom

Psalm 34:17-19 – “The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.  The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.  The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Life – A Mother’s Day Tribute to my Daughters

Ephesians 3:16-19 ” I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.  And I pray that you, being rooted and … Continue reading

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10,000 Would Change Our World

Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” NIV The Lord said,”Go, write My words on … Continue reading

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Come, to the Garden Alone

Genesis 2:8-9 – “And the Lord God planted a garden toward the east in Eden (delight); and there He put the man whom He had formed (framed, constituted).  And out of the ground the Lord God made to grow every tree … Continue reading

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He is…

Matthew 1:21 “She will bear a Son, and you shall call His name Jesus [the Greek form of the Hebrew Joshua, which means Savior], for He will save His people from their sins [that is, prevent them from failing and … Continue reading

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Transformation of the Heart

I Samuel 16:7 – But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The Lord does not look at the things men look at. Man looks at the outward appearance, … Continue reading

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Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

*”My oh my, what a wonderful day!” As a morning person, I can’t wait to rise early to meet with the Lord. Anxiousness, stirred on by pure joy and gladness while anticipating the Lord’s still small voice.   To be assured, daily, of the hope … Continue reading

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