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Lord, When Did We?

by Monica

About 6 months ago my mother-in-law went into a home for long term care due to Alzheimers. Every Sunday we make a trip to see “Bea” [That is her grandma name.] As her memories of us have faded, we’ve all been grieving and missing her. After several of these trips […]

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Where Is This Story Going?

by Monica

Grace loves stories. She loves to read, write and tell her own made up stories. Almost all of her play time, with friends or dolls, is spent in the imaginative, creative stories she spins. One afternoon she began to tell me one of her tales, only this tale was dark, […]

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Choose What Is Better

by Monica

For a year and a half the drive to school each day was frustrating… and it wasn’t because of the traffic. No, it was because Gracie learned how to tell time. The entire ride she would watch the clock and worry about getting to school by 8:15. If there was […]

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A New Legacy

by Monica

“I love you!” I called from the front seat. “I love you too.” [quick and curt.] I looked back and saw Gracie’s serious face, mouth moving, a rush of words rolling out under her breath. “What are you doing, buddy?” I asked. [fierce tone]“I am talking to Satan.” [I think] […]

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These Things

by Monica

I am amazed at how often Gracie goes about her day in songs of praise. The interesting thing is that these are little songs she is making up in the moment. She sang a song a few months ago that had one line in it that has ingrained in my […]

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Guard The Throne

by Monica
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We were snuggled close together and Gracie asked: “Mama, when we get to heaven will we have new bodies?” “Yes, we will…” I replied “Will God give us new clothes all in white?” “I suppose…” “God will give us a new body and a new name!” She proclaimed with the […]

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