From Rags to Roses

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“Come on, Mommeeeee,” she plead, stomping her little foot. “Alright, alright.” I wiped the counter furiously. “Just let me finish cleaning up in here and I’ll be right out.” “But that’s what you said an hour ago,” she pouted. “I want to plant the roses, Mommy.” Her father had given her a rose bush as […]

Beautiful Mess

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As the holidays approach, our mind’s eye sees the finished product of all our preparations. The table is set elegantly. The food is cooked to perfection. The children are contentedly playing games and the adults are enjoying quality conversation. In the background, music plays as the camera of our mind pans out in satisfaction. It’s […]

“Grateful”

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“I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds.”  Psalm 91:1 As I prepared for the latest edition of SCW Magazine, I found myself praying for God to give me direction for the theme we should use. When I received His confirmation on the theme […]

I Got Caught

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  “Ok God. I’ll do this. I’ll pray but . . .” I paused, “But I really don’t think You are listening. It’s like I’m talking to myself here.” Feeling ridiculous, I went on spilling my awkward, choppy and garbled thoughts in the privacy of my living room. It was spiritual baby talk, no eloquent […]