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Thanks for joining me, I’m glad you’re here!  May you find something of interest to encourage or inspire.  May you enjoy a story, or appreciate a new insight.  You are here now…what direction will you take?

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Now, Where Did I Put That??

I've been looking and looking for something for hours. Hmmm...I wonder where it is? Ah, yes...I know where it is.  It's in a safe place! Wherever that is. Yes, my son learned to dread the phrase "I put it in a safe place".  He usually…

Overwhelmed

The lyrics appeared on the screen and, unable to stop them, my tears began to flow… "God I look to You I won’t be overwhelmed" My thoughts cry out: but I AM overwhelmed! I stand surrounded by people during a Sunday morning service, sobbing, warm…

Leaving Troubles Far Behind

Who doesn’t want to leave their troubles far behind??? As a very young girl, one of my favorites movies was The Wizard of Oz.  The song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” really spoke to my bruised, yet hopeful, little heart.  A childhood wrought with abuse I…

The Shadow Man Revealed

If you haven't already, read Part 1 - The Shadow Man HERE In honor of Valentine’s Day, this is a repost from my previous blog on 3/21/11. The Shadow Man stepped from the shadows and revealed himself in full light. Ah, my Shadow Man, how did…

The Shadow Man

In honor of Valentine’s Day, this is a repost from my previous blog on 2/22/11. My life as a single woman can be quite entertaining when it comes to dating.  Some of my friends stay very entertained!  Oh, the stories I could tell.  There's the…

Whisked Away

Ah, those lovely ruby red slippers, how I love them! What woman doesn’t love a beautiful pair of shoes?!  Pretty, sparkling and delicious, they call to us.  To be chosen, to be worn, to be transported.  These iconic shoes are symbols of adventure, as well…

My Riff on Oz

Ever since I was young, one of my favorite movies has been The Wizard of Oz.  As a wide-eyed little girl of six years, I sat on the floor transfixed by the story unfolding on the screen.  The emotions overwhelmed me and wouldn’t leave. My…

The Prayer & Praise Bowl

It is all too common to "just know" that God answers prayers, and to sing praises to our Heavenly Father. However, all too often it is easy for us to forget just how many prayers He answers, and how deserving He is of our continuous…

What Direction welcomes you

Where you’ve been is a part of who you are, but doesn’t have to define who you become. Embrace lessons learned cherish the good grieve the losses treasure the blessings mourn the sorrows understand what you can let go of the rest value the love…
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