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Giving up something you love

In 2012, Alivia discovered she loves volleyball. She tried out for VCN, a club volleyball team and made a team. And that’s where we saw her interest in the sport turn to her passion. It was her first team sport, … Continue reading

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So prepared

Last Saturday morning, on June 27th, everything changed in our family. My mom’s little brother, Donnie left this earth after a very short battle with cancer. Only 58-years-old, he had so much life to live…so we thought. It all went … Continue reading

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I will never pretend to relate, but I’ll listen and pray

So how will you handle it when you experience racism toward your children? the pastor asked me. I wasn’t expecting that question as I sat in our pre-marital counseling session next to my husband-to-be and across from the pastor, both … Continue reading

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What did you say?

Last Wednesday, my sweet little granddaughter Juliana turned 6, but I promise you she’s 50. Every parent and grandparent has bragged at one point that their toddler is smart. I don’t know if I’ve ever called her smart as much … Continue reading

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Our Father Watches Over Us

In April, our family took a vacation to Florida to visit my husband’s side of our family. Our oldest daughter Alyssa organized the trip and did such an outstanding job, that if she didn’t want to be a nurse, she … Continue reading

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Can I be honest?

The other day I posted this on Facebook and it struck a chord of agreement with many…   Man. This journey with God is something else.  If you are a new believer let me be honest with you. Accepting the … Continue reading

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Are you feeding your soul?

The Saturday before Easter, the Nebraska Chealey’s arrived in Florida to spend time with my husband’s side of our family. It was the first time Grandpa Chealey got to meet his great grandblessings and was our first holiday together in … Continue reading

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She was ALWAYS preapproved

Friday night at the beautiful Lied Lodge in Nebraska City, Nebraska, speaker and author, Amy Breitmann from Georgia opened up the Refresh my Heart conference with a message on how we are all beloved. I loved her entire message, but the truth that … Continue reading

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I believe God IS all about women’s ministry and women’s conferences

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Faithful Friend

Recently, our granddaughters spent a Friday night with us. Amiyah, 6-years-old is sitting in the chair next to her sister Juliana who is 5-years-old.  At 4 o’clock in the morning, my husband and I were suddenly interrupted from sleep. Amiyah … Continue reading

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