Posts in the Category: writing

good friday

By Posted in - general & writing on April 18th, 2014 1 Comments

Good Friday

Who am I, that you’d suffer and die
That your innocent blood would let
So that I’d be redeemed and now be free
To be the person I am not yet

The nails that …

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By Posted in - general & writing on January 21st, 2014 2 Comments

Refine me as silver, Lord. Make me your own
Mold me and shape me  from your righteous throne
Jesus, my Savior, my trust is in you
To take this old sinner and make something new
Without you, …

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By Posted in - general & music & talks & writing on December 11th, 2013 0 Comments

Ever since I was little, I have been a sparkle and shine kind of girl.

I am not a total froo-froo, but I do love pretty, shiny things. I especially love pretty, shiny little houses.  And since …

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By Posted in - general & writing on October 9th, 2013 2 Comments

I wait all year long for that morning; when the world somehow shifts outside my window, and overnight, a brand new world blows in. 

Some people’s favorite day is Christmas, or their birthday, or some …

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By Posted in - writing on September 19th, 2013 8 Comments


there was an emptiness inside of me
that hungered for sweet relief
it called like a chasm, it burned like a fire
from loneliness, heartache, and grief


i tried to feed it the world and its lies
its theories, quick-fixes, …

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By Posted in - general & talks & writing on August 29th, 2013 7 Comments

I have a “thing.” This one itty-bitty thing that I go to for comfort when I probably shouldn’t. It’s not a big deal; really it’s not. It’s not like I do anything really bad. I …

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By Posted in - general & writing on August 15th, 2013 9 Comments

I’m a “you’re not the boss of me” kind of girl.  I always have been.  I am the girl who, growing up, did the exact opposite of what I was told, every. single. time.  Lessons …

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By Posted in - general & writing on July 18th, 2013 0 Comments

Every September, my hubby and I pack up our gear and set off for a week in the mountains. To us, there is nothing more healing than that week of quiet, nothing more likely to …

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By Posted in - general & talks & writing on June 18th, 2013 6 Comments

My dog Woody is a service dog flunky. Try as he might, with all his smarts and tricks and personality, he just couldn’t make the cut.

Originally chosen by Texas Hearing and Service Dogs

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By Posted in - general & music & writing on June 5th, 2013 7 Comments

you guys are such troopers. each week, you have diligently read on and on (while i droned on and on) in these long dramatic posts. so this week, let’s keep it short and sweet and …

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