• Facebook and God

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    July 1, 2017 Lately I have been so hungry to hear from God. My heart has been aching because one of our children is entering into a relationship that God says is wrong. I have cried, wailed and asked Jesus, why can’t I hear you? One night I detected a…

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  • He Leadeth Me

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    4/3/17 The other morning I got quite a boost when I downloaded the song “He Leadeth Me” by the Martins. It was so perfect, their soothing harmonies filling my heart. I had just listened to the Christian comedian Mark Lowry, who makes us feel good with all his goofy stories…

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  • Oh I Just Love That!

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    Oh how I love chocolate almond Hershey bars. Yum! I also love my husband Ned’s cooking and rainbows and the sweet smell of creosote that fills the southern Arizona air after a desert rain. I love watching Fr. Dowling mysteries with my Ned or watching our two-year-old granddaughter Kai dance…

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  • What is Family?

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    A long time ago I heard the expression, "treat your family like friends and your friends like family.” That really stuck with me and I began to wonder if my friends saw how I treat family what would they think? If my family saw how I treat my friends what…

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  • Can U Do It?

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    When I was a little girl I used to dream of becoming a Maryknoll nun. I would see myself all dressed up in a habit with my sleeves rolled up, giving life-saving shots of medicine to long lines of children. I would hug each one and tell them how much…

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  • Leaning Into the Sun

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    My dear friend Liz gave me an aluminum plant for my birthday this year. I put it in our prayer room and set it on the window seat ledge. I have never ever seen a plant react toward the sun like this tiny plant does. Within an hour all the…

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  • The Treasure Chest

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    When you were a child did you ever hope to find a treasure chest, dig it up and find handfuls of beautiful glittering jewels of priceless worth? I did and I knew if I did I would give them to my mom and we would be rich and she would…

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  • How Merry is Your Heart?

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    One of my favorite scriptures in the world is Proverbs 17:22: “A merry heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” I did not feel like being merry the other day my heart was heavy. I had attended a dear friend’s anniversary party and loved seeing…

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  • Where are the Blessings?

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    Woman to Woman recently aired a very special show about blessing your family. Dr. John Trent is the co-author of “The Blessing,” a book that sold over one million copies. When he was the recent guest on our show we talked about his new book, “30 Ways a Mother Can…

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