Tag Archives: Savior

Even the Sparrows

I recently moved into a new home in a somewhat rural area. My room has a nice large window that allows me the opportunity to look out over the front yard. Fortunately, the trees in my front yard provide homes … Continue reading

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Why Easter is My Favorite Holiday

***Originally posted April 20, 2014*** Easter has always been my favorite holiday. My mother always thought it was strange that while other children were looking forward to Christmas or even Halloween, I always had my sights set on Easter. When … Continue reading

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Consider the Lillies

I was born precisely nine days before the fiftieth birthday of one of the people I admire most, my maternal grandmother Lillie May Estes. I know this fact very well because she often expressed her disappointment that I didn’t “wait” … Continue reading

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Judging Myself

Have you ever read a quote or an excerpt from a book or an article that just seemed to hit you like a ton of bricks? Something that seemed so simple, so obvious, yet so profound? Something that made you … Continue reading

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I Am Only One

I am only one, but I know that one person can make a difference in the world. If we strive to change the world for good, we will. We can make the world a better place one smile, one thought, … Continue reading

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The Christmas Chasm

This year, like many others before, I have found myself caught in what I refer to as the “Christmas chasm”. This chasm is the great divide between the ideal Christmas in my head and the Christmas that I actually have … 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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My Gift

This is the last weekend before Christmas. For the past several years, this has traditionally been the weekend that I have traveled to Texas to visit my mother and deliver her Christmas presents. This year, my mother is in Heaven, … Continue reading

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Choosing My Reflection

There is a 50-story skyscraper near the town where I live. It is an impressive, three sided glass tower that can be seen from miles in all directions. I drive past it twice a day on my way to and … Continue reading

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Why Easter is my favorite holiday

Easter has always been my favorite holiday. My mother always thought it was strange that while other children were looking forward to Christmas or even Halloween, I always had my sights set on Easter. When I was a child, I … Continue reading

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