Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day! All you moms get to church this morning. Let’s worship and give praise to our God for the privilege of being who He made us to be. Count your blessings one by one and name by name. May we give thanks for all God has done. As Paul Tripp so wisely penned, […]

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Read But Read Well

Books are among God’s good gifts to us. In my last post, I shared my own reading preferences. But what’s a girl to do if she enjoys reading and is drawn to the “Christian” best seller list more than old theologians? She can choose by reading carefully and cautiously. Simply put, read but read well.  […]

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She Reads

The weekend took me away from my desk to moments of solitude: a gentle breeze, a striking view, and the brilliance of springtime foliage. So, what does a lifelong learner do while on the front porch of a hilltop cabin tucked away in the mountains of Van Buren County? She reads.  Unashamedly and unapologetically, I […]

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God Does Not Conceal Himself

Our backyard has come to life; water is steadily flowing along the creek, birds are singing, and rabbits are nestled underneath the hydrangeas. This week, I’m observing creation in all its splendor but my thoughts drift. And on the corner of my desk, I’m eyeing None Greater. I’ve merely skimmed Matthew Barrett’s book, yet I know […]

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Like a Box of Chocolates

Following last week’s intro, I am writing to clarify the blog I’ve created: You won’t see a lot of fluff or creativity but if you desire to peer behind the desk of a lifelong learner, you will likely be entertained. A hodgepodge of postings the reader will find excerpts from class notes, insights from Bible […]

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