Category Archives: Friendship

The Dangers of Comparison

. “You need to watch your sister do vibrato, she’s better than you at it.” As soon as the words left my mouth, I regretted them.  Oh, I tried to make up for it, telling my daughter I wasn’t telling … Continue reading

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Link: Young Mothers Don’t Need God, They Need Help

I read a wonderful article today that I wanted to share… Desperate Housewives–No Laughing Matter: Why Young Mothers Don’t Need God, They Need Help I used to joke all the time about the Proverbs 31 woman.  I used to say, … Continue reading

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Saying (doing) what we SHOULD

It didn’t take me long to realize that in all the venting I did in Thursday’s blog post, I spent a lot of time talking about what shouldn’t be done, as opposed to what should be.  That really isn’t the … Continue reading

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Saying what we should not

They learn to be idlers, going about from house to house, and not only idlers, but also gossips and busybodies, saying what they should not. So I would have younger widows marry, bear children, manage their households, and give the … Continue reading

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A Whole Different Level of Friendship

“Friends are the people you let in to see the mess of your life.. and love you anyway.” That statement (or one similar) has been rolling around in my head a lot, lately.  I’m not sure if I heard it … Continue reading

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Faithful are the Wounds of a Friend

Tonight, a wonderful, loving friend took me up on my request for her to “walk in the light” with me.  She told me there were some things in my life that were, to put it simply, just plain wrong (although … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought – Rachel Evans … Accidental Fences

Today’s thought is actually a link to another blog post.  Almost a year ago, blogger and writer Rachel Held Evans started a project she called “A Year of Biblical Womanhood” in which she committed one year of her life “to … Continue reading

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The Lord, The Redeemer

Sometimes, I use my blog as a way to express my feelings, when I can’t express them in spoken words.  Sometimes, I use it as a way to communicate to someone, without having to address them directly, pouring my heart … Continue reading

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Love Covers a Multitude of Sins

Something interesting has happened recently between myself and a long-distance friend of mine.  Actually, she’s never really been a “friend,” more of an acquaintance, because… well, to be honest… she has always irritated me.  It has always seemed to me … Continue reading

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I have judged wrongly

I wrote this several nights ago, but had not posted it until now, because I wanted to take some time to pray about it and seek out the “wisdom of many counselors.” Mostly, I wanted to ensure that what I … Continue reading

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