Archive for October, 2015

Carrying Your Prayers to the Wall {Visiting the Holy Land}

Offering to carry your prayers to the Wailing Wall was a last minute decision yesterday. (I learned today that the preferred name is the Western Wall.) Very shortly, requests began to pop up in my private messages. As I began writing them on paper, one by one, word by word, heart by heart, the words came together – written by a
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Dormition Abbey {Visiting the Holy Land}

My taxi driver told me I really needed to see this church. I wasn’t disappointed.  Walking up the flight of stairs from where he parked, I turned to the left toward the wide cobbled walk way. All around me were other tour groups from all over the world. In the half dozen I saw, I have no doubt the majority
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Walking in His Steps: A Trip to Israel

For the next six days I’m in Israel with a group led by Lysa TerKeurst from Proverbs 31 Ministries. Although I’ve been to Israel once before, I look forward to walking in the footsteps of Jesus, guided by an amazing Bible teacher. I’d love to share my trip with you, sharing what God is revealing and how He’s working. You
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Sleeping With Strangers

  Sleeping With Strangers –  I’m not sure how else to describe the phenomenon of being on a plane in a row of three across for over ten hours. We left Newark at 4:00 p.m. and landed in Tel Aviv at 8:25 a.m. Time change of six hours from Newark. Like most people, this was not the first leg of
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Running on Empty

It is now Thursday of a week that has been chaotic – mostly in my head. Not so much anything external I can put my finger on. Just a whole lot of activity swirling around in my head- like a tornado.  I feel like a tiny little protester begging it to stop. Sound familiar in any way? While running errands Monday
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As They Walk Away

Mom was always anxious when our family would visit relatives and friends. Understandable with five kids in tow. Only one time do I remember breaking something that belonged to someone in their home. The little light catcher hanging from the lamp twirled around and around. Gently touching it, I was mesmerized, but, suddenly the tiny wire broke.  No one saw
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