Category Archives: Personal Growth

Thankful for the Gift of Fellowship

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.   I John 1:7 KJV Fellowship of Family … Continue reading

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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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Single this Valentine’s Day and Looking for Love?

Love sparked like a fire or planted like a seed taking time to grow, calls to our hearts. We look for love, often in the wrong places, with the wrong people or at the wrong time and find ourselves discouraged … 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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Will this be your first Thanksgiving to pardon?

This season opens the heart, anticipating time with family and friends.  However, not all can or are willing to open their hearts for everyone. Our great President, Abraham Lincoln, historically set the tradition of pardoning the Thanksgiving turkey. In 1863 … Continue reading

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What grounds you?

Like so many this time of year, I contemplate what I am thankful for. Memories of the past can be haunting, but distant compared to the ones which warm the heart. In my younger days, a reprieve from our home … Continue reading

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Are You Strong Enough?

A tremor of excitement and peace overwhelms the senses when standing on the mountain peak of a 14’er, bathing in God’s beauty.  How amazing to stand in awe and breathe in His calm and experience a small piece of eternity and … Continue reading

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Treasure Found in Letting Go

It’s time to “let go” – I held the box I kept for 17 years, reluctant to remove the tape knowing its contents held a flood of lost hopes and dreams. It held another piece to let go, to release; to … Continue reading

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2014 – From Sorrow, to Hope, to Gratitude

How are you saying goodbye to 2014? Was it the greatest year for success and prosperity? Was it the year for travel and adventure? Was it the year of joy for the arrival of new babies? Or perhaps, like mine, the toughest … Continue reading

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