Posts by pegarnold

Distraction of Dallas

My demands, obligations, and schedule were so tight, that when a detour or an accident caused a delay, I found myself annoyed and frustrated. Ironically, God often used those inconveniences to get me to slow down, be still, and draw me near to Him.

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Distraction of Dust

The picture above hung on the wall of my children’s nursery, a baby gift from my college room-mate. Little did I know how much this simple verse expressed a life time struggle for me.

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Distraction of Delivery

I look at the first Christmas and how little Mary and Joseph had when Jesus was born. I am sure they did not feel prepared for the massive responsibility on their shoulders, but they continued to trust the Lord and His plan.

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Distraction of Deprivation

 I will praise you with all my heart, O Lord my God; I will proclaim your greatness forever. Psalm 86:12 I walked in from errands and saw a blue bag on the kitchen counter. Curious, I asked my husband about it. He answered by announcing that we were embarking on very restricted diet. The intriguing…

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