Investing, Then Divesting

I Had to Let You Go

I struggle with it all now. But, I had to let you go. You were staying here for me. I thought about a thousand things and all the reasons why I needed you to stay. But, suddenly one night, while praying for you, I realized that everything I asked for really had...

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The Tomboy

I’m a tomboy, and I’m not ashamed to admit it.As a child, instead of playing dolls or hopscotch with the rest of the girls, I spent recess “galloping” across the playground as a “horse”. Instead of lying in the sun and enjoying the ocean, I passed my time at the beach...

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Even in Control of Basketball

Morning would either bring an excited 9-year-old boy, or one that was very disappointed. It all hinged on a phone call. "Help them to call, Lord!" I prayed as I tucked the portable handset under my pillow. "Please help them to call!"I don't know what spurred him on to...

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Avoiding Detours

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. ~ Proverbs 3:5-6I turned off the interstate to get gas for my car. I was returning from a speaking engagement and it...

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The Horse Show

I was told the day was perfect, that the gentle breeze was just enough to take the edge off the heat of the afternoon sun. They said the horses' coats shone, their tack glistened, and the riders were well prepared. Even our seats were said to be just right. My husband...

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High Office

I read one time the story of Ambrose, a great figure in Early Church history. He was the Roman governor of Liguria and Aemilia, a great scholar who ruled with such loving care that people were said to regard him as a father. The area's bishop died and discussion arose...

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