A Moment with Our Creator: 1 Peter 3:4

Maxine (Adi's littermate) & Lady (their mama) "You should be known for the beauty that comes from within, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is so precious to God."1 Peter 3:4, NLT May is the month for celebrating mothers.  Thus, Adi’s mother Lady is featured in this month’s scripture photo.  Our …

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A Moment with Our Creator: Jeremiah 29:13-14

"You will seek Me and find Me, when you seek Me with all your heart. I will be found by you," declares the Lord.Jeremiah 29:13-14a Dear Lord, Thank you for each person who has stopped to view this scripture photo.  May they each seek You today.  Thank you that Your creation points us to You …

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A Moment with Our Creator: Psalm 42:5

"Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise Him, my Savior and my God."Psalm 42:5 The photograph used in today’s scripture photo was captured by my youngest daughter.  Summer was waiting for morning lessons to finish so the kids would be …

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Desires of the Heart: A Reflection

Five years ago this week our black Labrador Retriever joined our family.  (Click here to read her homecoming story)  Our sweet Adidas (better known as Adi) came as an answer to prayer.  She’s the dog of my girlhood dreams.  A dream I buried away in the recesses of my heart as a young adult.  One …

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Flowers, Ferns, and Ticks. Oh My!

Spring is my favorite season for hiking.  The air is pleasantly cool.  The wildflowers are at their peak, and the forest’s undergrowth has not yet grown up to hide the mosses and ferns.  Already, my kids, father, and I have ventured out for numerous hikes to enjoy spring’s grandeur.  Our Labrador gleefully traipses alongside us …

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Dirt

Over the course of a couple hours my Labrador went from coal black to chocolate brown.  Each round of chase and wrestle through our winter worn yard with our neighbor’s dog added yet another layer of red clay dust to Adi’s coat.  I knew I couldn’t usher her into the house in this state, so …

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