Beloved You Are

Beloved. The address stands alone on the first line of Sunday’s reading from 2 Timothy 1. Beloved It needs no qualifier, no explanation, no direction. It simply addresses the reader as the reader is: Beloved. Yet for those who have had their hearts broken, the word Beloved, can be something of an enigma. Love, we’ve …

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Me - Unfiltered

Honoring The Testimony

Sooooo…here I am once again attempting to write for Single Mom Smiling, my blog begun in 2011. Maybe “attempting to write” should be exchanged for, “…attempting to write brazenly for Single Mom Smiling.” Let me explain… Single Mom Smiling was begun in the midst of trauma. In 2009, I was a SAHM and had just …

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Palm Sunday & the Tough Road to Love

Palm Sunday always gets me. It’s the day Jesus rode to Jerusalem heralded by His adoring fans. People lined the streets laying palm fronds before Him the same way we lay out the red carpet before Hollywood elites today. But all that changed quickly. The people turned on Jesus. They did not simply watch the …

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