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Hey mom, I’m home”. The Prodigal Daughter walks into the door of the old familiar farmhouse. The smell of turkey and stuffing envelopes her like an old quilt.

Hey Mom, I’m Home



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Originally posted on Prayers and Promises:
Put your praise on for 2014! We are anointed with the oil of gladness from God and our cup overflows. Think of PRAISE as a garment, something you have to choose to put on or not. Like a jacket.…

101 Ways to Put Your Praise On

Originally posted on Broken Believers ♥:
? “You have given me many troubles and bad times,         but you will give me life again.      When I am almost dead,         you will keep me alive.” Psalm 71:20, NCV “He was despised and forsaken of men, A…

Please, Don’t Waste Your Sorrows

Bride of Christ

The password is “Thank You”. It will let you in. Bring your gift of laughter. Come to the secret place today.   (Psalm 100:1-5 MSG) On your feet now—applaud God! Bring a gift of laughter, sing yourselves into his presence. Know this: God is God,…

The Password is Thank You



Tomorrow is my dad’s birthday, got me reminiscing about growing up on the farm. I sure had fun. Horses and chickens and cats and dogs and lots more stuff. Here is a song I am working on with my friend Frank Radice from Danbury, Conneticut.…

Country Corner

Originally posted on The Seeker:
‘Half the harm done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm, but the harm does not interest them…or they do not see it, or they justify it…because they are…

We are not special. Just be you, ordinary you.

Guard your heart

Lady Wisdom. Wow, I wish I would have met her earlier in life.  Live and learn  I guess. I am grateful that today we are friends. I recently started reading Proverbs in the Message Bible. It really has opened my eyes to the “heart” matters.…

Have You Met Lady Wisdom?


WHITE KNIGHT Copyright 2014 Diana Rasmussen Ride into my world, I’m looking for a hero Toss your mane around Let’s win the triple crown Is everything black and white? Where are shades of gray and never ending grace? Will you look beyond your sight? I…

White Knight

I recently had the pleasure of helping my teen daughter get her final hours of drive time in before she got her drivers license. She took the class and did some drive time with the teacher, but us parents get to help out too, especially…

Life Lessons from a Teen Driver



Today we go meet our new landlord and get the keys to our new home. Got me thinking about keys. They open doors and lock doors. Each door has a different key. And when you close and lock one door, another key opens the next…

Here Are Your Keys

Diana. Walk forward. God promised to go before you and prepare the way. Just get up and walk. You will hear Him whisper the way. Our family is moving in the next 2 weeks.  Things happen. Things change. Lord, let me let go of what…

It’s OK to Let Go at the Crossroads




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