Preparing Your Heart

We’re halfway through the second week of Advent. A time of preparing our hearts for a renewed focus on the reason Christ became man. In the midst of the busyness we call Christmas, our hearts get tangled up in where … Continue reading

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Friendship, Heritage, and a Lemon Tree

Climbing the hills on the Isle of Capri in Italy on a funicular, I saw them almost everywhere. Sprouting from square patches of small backyards, this fruit tree graced the hillsides of the Italian island. In what seemed like a … Continue reading

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Friendships That Go the Distance

One of the biggest blessings in my life is sharing time with family and friends, especially when they come to visit at our home.  “Friends and family make time spent together a beautiful treasure.” Lisa Blowers (click to tweet) The … Continue reading

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The Holiness of Rest

My feet touch the criss-cross brick pavers with sentimental recollection. Memories of salt air brushing against my face. Walking hand-in-hand with the man I’ve loved for more years than I thought I could count. Sunsets sinking into the ocean’s horizon … Continue reading

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