Author Archives: sincerelysandra

There will your heart be also

In the far back darkest corner of my closet, wrapped in plastic and gathering dust, lies one of my greatest treasures. It is a patchwork quilt. It is not fancy. It has earned no blue ribbons, no awards. It is … Continue reading

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Up on the Roof

One afternoon recently, I accompanied my husband on a visit to the doctor. The appointment was near the end of a very full, very hectic day and as usual I was rushing to get there. I hurriedly drove around and … Continue reading

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Wandering Out of the Wilderness

Do you ever have those days or weeks when the stresses and problems of everyday life leave you feeling a bit lost? At times, the world is just so hectic and fast paced that I find myself at a loss … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Way Home

Driving down the road recently, I came upon a big yellow sign with a bold black arrow warning me that the road ahead was about to take a sharp turn to the right. Shortly after, the road joined a larger, … Continue reading

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One Ticket For the Ark, Please

May is always a stormy, rainy month in Oklahoma and this year has been no exception. In fact, this month it has rained so much and so often that we have had massive, widespread flooding throughout the state. All of … Continue reading

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Memories of Last Mother’s Day

This time last year, I spent a wonderful day with my mother. She got to meet and hold her newest great-grandson for the first time and we took some great pictures including one with all four generations. I would have … Continue reading

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X Marks the Spot

On the little, two-lane, rural road near my home, just beyond the bend, there is a big white X painted on the pavement. I pass by this X almost daily and for some time I have wondered why it was … Continue reading

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Remembering Blue Skies on a Cloudy Day

On a clear day, if I sit at the end of my driveway, I can see for miles. Looking to the East I can see the upper tiers of the football stadium and taller buildings of the University of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Finding Beauty Right Under My Nose

I like to think of myself as being a fairly attentive and observant person. I make a conscious effort to look for and take time to appreciate the beauty of this world. Even so, I often find myself either too … Continue reading

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Writing with the Savior

I love to write. I love the way it makes me feel. I love being able to express my thoughts and feelings in words on a page. It is not always easy. In fact, I often struggle to choose the … Continue reading

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