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December 2022 - Share Four Somethings

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Join me as I link up with other writers for this month's journey as we come to the close of 2022.

Something Loved: I have loved being part of this community of "Share Four Somethings" for the past 2 years. Heather Gerwing hosted for 5 years and now is passing on the hosting duties to Jennifer Goodwin, who will . . .

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December 29, 2022


Day 3 of Write 31 Days 2021

Silvrback blog image"Peace I give you, not as the world gives," but My peace; beyond your finite understanding. Abide in Me, rest. You will find and experience My peace. It's like a calming blanket that settles your mind, heart, and body in the raging storm of life's circumstances. My peace enables you to stand and watch Me work. It's not a cop-out, but a place . . .

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October 09, 2021

A Proverbial Journey - Day 3

Write 31 Days - Proverbs 3:24

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Read: Proverbs 3

Verse: 24 (NLT)

"You can go to bed without fear; you will lie down and sleep soundly."

I love the promise in this verse. So many times I rehearse my day as I try to fall asleep and that doesn't help. The Lord is slowly helping me make a new bedtime routine, trying to wind down a . . .

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October 03, 2017


A Five Minute Friday Challenge

Silvrback blog imageThis week's Five Minute Friday Challenge prompt was "future". Go! 

When I was younger, I always thought about my future...I wanted to graduate high school and college, I wanted to get married and have children. You know, the basic stuff. However, I was always looking ahead. Some days, I was more anxious than others about what . . .

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June 03, 2017


My "one word" for 2017!

I have taken these first weeks of January 2017 to reflect on 2016 and to ask God what He wants for me in 2017. I had a couple of words in mind but settled on "peace" as my "one word" for 2017.

This word was firmly placed in my mind and heart on January 3rd. This year I'm re-reading Sarah Young's devotional  Jesus Calling and . . .

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January 16, 2017


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