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Getting Old

Guiding 1

In the spring of 2017, I faced the possibility I might not live to see my 70th birthday. I was in the cardiac ICU in a hospital in Branson, MO with complete heart block waiting for a pacemaker to be inserted. It didn’t feel like God was done with me …

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On Being Annoyed

Communication 1

Do people sometimes annoy the snot out of you? It happens to me. A lot. Usually, it’s another driver who refuses to drive the way I want him to. The nerve of some people. It can also be my spouse, one of our children, a neighbor, a friend, or a …

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When God Feels Far Away

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Ever have those moments when God feels far away? I mean really far away. Like on the other side of Mars. When this happens to me, it’s usually because I’m under a great deal of stress and pressure. For some, it could be a health issue or relationship problems. For …

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When Life Is a Struggle

Novel Rocket Photo for Wyrmholes

There are times when this journey called life is a struggle. And not just the pits and valleys. In a sense, life is a long journey upward, upward to heaven. There are times when taking that next step can seem like the hardest thing ever. Even if it’s only getting out …

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Continue the Journey

Silhouette Cowboys

Continue the Journey has been my tag line since I first became serious about writing and printed my first business cards. It stems from my debut novel, Journey to Riverbend. But there’s more to it than just a gimmick to remind people about the book. (Did I mention my first …

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Making Changes

Melissa Finnehgan's Sunset

I’m a bit of a control freak. Depending on whom you ask, the word ‘bit’ could cover a very wide spectrum. Sometimes it’s a good thing, like when I edit others or myself. I want the work to be perfect. Sometimes it’s not, like when I freeze over making a …

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When God Changes Our Plans

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Several years ago, I had a plan, and I was living it out. I planned to work my second career for a Christian ministry until I retired and then enjoy a life of leisure. I was also writing as a side gig. Even I knew better than to quit my …

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10 Rules for a Happy Life Part 2

Today, I am proud to present the conclusion of the article from Dave Willis of Marriage Today. His article discusses ten rules for a happy life. I pray it blesses you as much as it blessed me. 10 Rules for a Happy Life Part 1 Be an encourager; not a …

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Ten Rules for a Happy Life Part 1

Today, I am excited to present the first part of an article from Dave Willis of Marriage Today. His article discusses ten rules for a happy life. The first 3 are in this blog. The rest will be posted next week. I pray they bless you as much as they …

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