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Yay! Kudos for The Essence of Humility

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! The Essence of Humility (via Celebrate Lit) toured 20 blogs over the last two weeks! Each of the bloggers spent their time reading and reviewing the book. How humbling. And they left so many great comments. A few are shared below. If I included all the kudos, the post […]

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From “The Essence of Courage” – Cinnamon Goodness

What follows is an excerpt from Chapter 6: Cinnamon/Goodness from The Essence of Courage. Two previous devotional readings in this chapter pointed to cinnamon representing the fruit of the Spirit: Goodness. God led me to choose Eve as the woman of the Bible displaying this fruit in her life. Thank you for keeping that in […]

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The Most Magnificent Christmas Lighting Display Ever! An Unrivaled Birth Announcement!

On the first day of December my plans for the month came to a crashing halt — literally. My car was totaled. Severe pain and trauma to my body necessitated a total reevaluation of personal, business, and holiday priorities. But not before I bemoaned all that was lost. Car: A TOTAL loss. Time: All of […]

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The Essence of Joy on Tour This Week

My grateful heart extends a very big THANK YOU to Livy Jarmusch at Crown of Beauty Magazine for assembly this amazing blog tour for The Essence of Joy. The intinerary boasts a lineup as varied as the colors in the 64 count crayola box. Recipes, book reviews, devotions, giveaways,* and excerpts from the book. Step […]

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Get Ready: Find Your Advent Inspiration

Advent. The word provides a reminder to live in a state of anticipation, foretaste, expectancy, joy and hope. As October winds down, look around. Holiday decorations appear almost as quickly as Halloween disappears. Where’s the anticipation, the foretaste, the expectancy, the joy and hope in the waiting for Christmas Day to arrive? Most are so […]

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Which Woman of the Bible Celebrated Well?

“Miriam celebrated, leading the dance with tambourines after the Egyptians were drowned in the Red Sea,” suggested Jennifer. Melanie chimed in, “Elizabeth felt the baby in her tummy jump in delight when the mother of her Lord came to visit.” Lynn needed suggestions for the next volume in their inspirational collection. Women of the Bible […]

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