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Faith, Inspired

I used to count sheep…

Can’t sleep?  I’ve been there too! I guess that is one of the many joys of being in my fifties.  All of a sudden I find myself wide awake in the middle of the night!  I’ve tried many remedies like counting sheep, drinking a glass of warm milk or reading a book, but none of them have worked.  The longer I try to quietly lay there coaxing myself back to sleep the more restless I become. When we were young we may not have wanted to go to bed because we were frightened of the  ...

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Create, Faith, Inspired

I crochet… and I PRAY!

How do I pray?  I don’t know what to say .  Is there anyone out there that has felt the same hesitation towards their prayer time? My first introduction to prayer was the Lord’s Prayer. I’m thankful for my early school years where in our classrooms we began each day by singing “Oh Canada”,  followed by “God Save the Queen” and then in unison we recited the Lord’s Prayer. Little did I know that a foundation of beginning each day in prayer was set for  ...

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Faith, Inspired

Fix Your Eyes Above

I have yet another learning experience to share with you today! A good sign that I’m tired and may have piled too much into my schedule is that I tend to get irritable and don’t understand why others don’t see things my way.  I admit I can get inpatient, moody and quite bothered that they don’t recognize just how busy I am!  I fool myself in thinking that I keep these frustrations to myself. I try to watch what comes out of my mouth but in reality my actions and the  ...

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Faith, Inspired

In His Time…

It’s so reassuring to me when I see God’s teaching displayed in my regular daily activities.  It seems lately that I am resting in a theme of choosing to trust in the Lord and his perfect timing. What I may think is perfect for me today is not necessarily what God’s will is for me. He may have something completely different in store and it most certainly will be far better than I could ever plan or dream!  It’s not surprising to me that God would use something like a Learn to  ...

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