Acrostic Poem by Penny McGinnis

                        Thankful for: Treasured time with my husband. Houseful of children—now grown. Amazing grace—Jesus love. Nature Knowledge and wisdom. Family— immediate, extended, church, work, friends. Unconditional love from my dogs. Lovable grandchildren. Colossians 2:6-8 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him,rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as…

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Thankful: Jennifer Slattery’s Romeo and the Fire in His Eyes

When my husband and I first started dating, I spent hours dolling myself up in the mirror. I wanted my hair to look just right, my lipstick the perfect shade, whatever it took to see his eyes light up and hear him say, “You’re beautiful.” Now, sixteen years later, my hair’s streaked with gray, laugh lines fan from my eyes, and it’s harder to find clothing to compliment my not…

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Two Years Later and They Are STILL Talking About This…

It was two years ago July when I wrote a guest post for the site, Adding Zest to your Nest. This is a Christian site that encourages women in married se*uality. The contents might be uncomfortable for some and I absolutely understand that. What I won’t do is say it is wrong. I grew up with a generation that didn’t talk about anything. The good, the bad, the temptations, problems,…

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Character Confession: Frazzled. I Think That Fits.

I promised God that when I started writing no matter what I’d be transparent and honest. Saturdays are all about my Character Confession and so here it is.         Summer vacation is days away. I think. I’ve heard 5 different versions of when the last day is. I wouldn’t care except I will be traveling almost immediately after whatever the last day is. The doctor isn’t liking…

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