Daily Thought

If you have a past that is haunting you, remember this: A life you can’t relive isn’t worth sacrificing for a past you can’t change.

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November 30, 2015

Yesterday, as my husband and I reflected on our long Thanksgiving weekend with our family, we talked about the moments that blessed us most. We made Christmas cookies and decorated the tree. We sang songs, went out to eat, celebrated our daughter’s birthday, played games, […]

November 27, 2015

I lived in Colorado Springs, Colorado for six years, then God moved me. After I relocated, I made a list of lessons I learned while there. Some of the lessons were hard, but all of them were a blessing. Maybe you’ll relate to a few. […]

November 25, 2015

I have spent a few Thanksgivings alone. I could have visited my family, but as a single adult, there were years I couldn’t afford to fly home for Thanksgiving and Christmas so I always chose to travel in December. During these years, there were often […]

November 23, 2015

I once spoke with a man who said, “I did everything I could in the twenty-one years I was married to be a good Christian husband and father. I attended men’s Bible studies. I went to church. I learned about parenting. I loved my wife. […]

November 20, 2015

There have been times when I have been guilty of trying to put God in a blessing box. I mean, I have decided where and how He will be able to bless me. Maybe you’ve done the same. “Lord, I will be blessed if I […]

November 19, 2015

When I was an el­ementary school teacher, one of my coworkers received red roses. I asked, “Ooo—who sent you the beautiful flowers?” She sighed. “They’re from my ex-husband. He cheated on me, and I divorced him two years ago. Now he feels bad about what […]

November 18, 2015

Lately I have been thinking about how many of us, present company included, sometimes have “train trouble.” What I’m referring to is a concept a friend of mine explained several years ago. While we talked, he laid three cards in front of me: one had […]

November 17, 2015

God has led me on many adventures in the last twenty-five years. I have lived in England and Germany and Colorado and Texas and Georgia and Idaho. And then, after I married in September of last year, I moved to Illinois. I have visited Africa, […]

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