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About alora1018

As I face personal challenges, I find the more time I spend in His word, the easier I rest in His arms. I will use this blog to express thoughts and emotions as I spend time in His word.

Golden

The room was quiet. Her tiny, frail body lay somewhat lifeless under a pile of white blankets raising slightly with the rhythm of each breath. Two generations sat and waited for her to wake. Her eighty something year old body … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis Blurred My Vision – Sharpened My Focus

Most people don’t know this about me, but after our youngest was born, I began experiencing uncommon postpartum symptoms. The left side of my body, from the top of my head to the bottom of my feet became numb. I … Continue reading

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Curling up with the Good Book

For years I struggled with the lack of a desire to read God’s word. I knew as a Christian I needed to search and study scripture, but in all honesty, I just couldn’t want to.  I wanted to want to, … Continue reading

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Words Count

“The mouth speaks what the heart is full of.” Pretty powerful words. Jesus said this (Luke 6:45). He had a lot to say about our words. Everything that comes out of my mouth is a reflection of the condition of … Continue reading

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Running the Race in the New Year

For the first time in my life, I participated in a marathon. By participated, I mean I sat in my pj’s wrapped in a blanket, sipping coffee viewing the 55’ screen from the comfort of my couch, but participated none … Continue reading

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This Little Light of “Ours”

On December 26, 2015, my daughters, two stuffed unicorns, a Mini Schnauzer, the head of an English Mastiff and I crowded into a tiny shower.  We sang songs about Jesus and played with a flashlight while tornado sirens blared in … Continue reading

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Who’s Encouraging My Children?

I’m working to move a lot of my personal, pen and paper journal to this blog. This post was from my journal and was written to me from me. As a Christian parent, I am often moved by the supporting … Continue reading

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