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Three Free Gifts with Young Living Essential Oils Starter Kit

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Hello friends! Some of you know about my not-so-secret love of essential oils. These gifts from God have been a huge blessing to me over the years, and especially now. Some of you have asked me how you can join me on my quest-for-health journey. Well, now is a good time! This week (now until […]

My plan for strengthening the immune system until I decide about chemotherapy and more surgery

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. My first appointment with the gynecological oncologist will be May 10 in Peoria, Illinois. Here is my plan for nutritional supplements to build up my immune system while I’m healing from the hysterectomy and deciding if I’ll proceed with chemotherapy and […]

The God of love changes not

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Morning and Evening C.H. Spurgeon April 22, Evening Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night. –Psalm 91:5 What is this terror? It may be the cry of fire, or the noise of thieves, or fancied appearances, or the shriek of sudden sickness or death. We live in the world of death and […]

A crook in the path appears

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

He that rides to be crowned, will not think much of a rainy day. –John Trapp March 13 Foreign floating object found by ultrasound — 16 cm complex ovarian cyst Endometrial biopsy (ouch) = negative (this means there is no uterine cancer) CA 125 blood test = 49 (this result means pretty much nothing) Surgery […]

The lions were chained, but he saw not the chains

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

The lions were chained, but he saw not the chains. –J. Bunyan

Grammy, play swords with me

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Hunter: Grammy, play swords with me. Grammy: I don’t like violence. Hunter: Do you like cellos?

Read-alouds — strengthening bonds and minds

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Hello Laurie, These are adorable pictures! So sweet! The girl with fawn is a stunning photo with those colors and expression. Good job, photographer – and it was probably snapped in a moment! I am so glad we did all those read-a-louds. We still do them. Even the big kids love that. They are thinking, […]

You sometimes may not understand your own experience

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Excerpt from “An All Round Ministry” C.H. Spurgeon One Sabbath morning, I preached from the text, “My God, My God, why has Thou forsaken Me?” and though I did not say so, yet I preached my own experience. I heard my own chains clank while I tried to preach to my fellow-prisoners in the dark; […]

I remember my friend, walking with her down a trail every day for 14 years

Friday, April 7th, 2017

I have heard that I cannot picture in my mind a number approaching one million. It’s too big a number to hold inside my brain and comprehend at once. Just as well, I cannot hold in my mind the value of someone’s life. There are so many years, days, hours, minutes, and seconds–all moments making […]

We were lost in a labyrinth

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

C.H. Spurgeon Morning and Evening March 11 Evening Thou shalt be called, Sought Out. –Isaiah 62:12 The surpassing grace of God is seen very clearly in that we were not only sought, but sought out. Men seek for a thing which is lost upon the floor of the house, but in such a case there […]


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