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I am wife and mom to four beautiful children. I have been marked by the love of a relentless God who never stops pursuing me. My desire is to encourage you on your own journey, giving you glimpses of His love and sprinkles of His grace along the way.

The Weekend Brew: Lead Me To The Rock

By Barbie   /     Sep 19, 2014  /     The Weekend Brew  /     11 Comments


I’m not much for rock climbing.  Actually, I’m not really the active, outdoorsy type.  I love to be outside, breathing in fresh air and allowing a gentle, cool wind to brush against my cheeks while I listen to the leaves crunch underneath my feet.  But rock climbing is not my idea of fun.

Sometimes, God calls us to climb.

I am learning that the higher I go, the easier it is to breath and the clearer it is to see. Getting to the top though, is often met with resistance, fear, exhaustion and feelings of wanting to turn back and run to lower ground.

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Featured Friend: Shari Miller @ Living To Leave A Legacy

By Barbie   /     Sep 16, 2014  /     Featured Writers  /     6 Comments
Welcome to Featured Friend Wednesday where I  introduce you to one of my beautiful writing friends.  I hope you will take the time to read, get to know the writer and visit her blog and social media links.


by Shari @ Living to Leave a Legacy


I’m thrilled with delight because my favorite season, autumn, is almost here.

It’s a time when God takes out His paint brush and changes the colors of His canvas to lemon yellow, apple red, and russet brown. The beauty around us grips tight to the change as we reap the harvest of God’s bounty.

Soon winter’s chill will set in and cover the ground with its freshly fallen snow. For me, winter is a season I do not look forward to. The cold and snow are nice for a while, but the long, dark days soon grow weary on my restless soul.

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Journey To The High Places: Great Precipice Injury (Week 9)

By Barbie   /     Sep 15, 2014  /     Book study  /     5 Comments


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This chapter brought so much emotion out of me this week. I’ve been looking at my own “precipice” (a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one) and wondering if I have the strength and faith to ascend the mountain. I am in awe, continually, as to God’s timing in my re-reading of this book. Every chapter so correlates to where I am on my own journey. I can almost feel the hands of Sorrow and Suffering on either side as they come along side of me on this journey.

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