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My blog is the place where I love to share what God is teaching me along the way. Like you, my life is full of struggles, stumbles, victories and set backs - and yet, He is always faithful to place a lesson right smack in the middle of it all!

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Finding The Why

By Laura Acuna

  Hey There! Are you enjoying the summer? It’s hot and humid here, but I understand the weekend will be glorious! I hope it is glorious where you are too! I made a video…

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When The Wind Blows {Four P’s For Hard Times}

By Laura Acuna

Hi Girlfriends!  I hope you are all having a great start to the week! I thought I’d send today’s post in little video I made for you this afternoon. Sending love to all! PS.…

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Unfinished Business: A Good Friday Devotion

By Laura Acuna

Hello Girlfriends, As promised, here is a short devotion for Good Friday. I hope you are able to settle in and not rush on to the Easter celebration. Today is a good day to…

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Consider the Source {when a friend hurts you}

By Laura Acuna

Hi There, I know it’s late — it is after 11:00 PM my time as I write this to you. I figure some of you are up and having a little quiet time after…

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Don’t Be The Rock

By Laura Acuna

We finally had a snow day yesterday! It’s been a snowless winter until now – I was so grateful for a day off work and to myself. As I puttered around the house, I…

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If The March For Life Was Painful

By Laura Acuna

The March for Life was last Friday and, if I didn’t have to work, I would have been there.  Washington D.C. is only 45 minutes from my home and it’s an easy trip. I’ve…

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The Truth About Your Sweet Feminine Self

By Laura Acuna

There was a lot of commotion out there this past weekend regarding our role as women in our society and in this world. If we are not careful, we can get ourselves caught up…

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Long Walk Part Of The Gift

By Laura Acuna

An African boy listened carefully as his missionary teacher explained why Christians give presents to each other on Christmas day. “The gift is an expression of our joy over the birth of Jesus and…

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Bitter And Sweet

By Laura Acuna

Happy Thanksgiving Girlfriends! Even though today is a busy day for many of us, I wanted to jump on and wish you all the happiest of Thanksgivings! I am so thankful for each one…

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Gathering Stones

By Laura Acuna

This morning, Pat and I are heading down to the beach for a few days. We’ve been keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Matthew, but it looks like he is going to stay away…

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Unexpected Blessings

By Laura Acuna

 [My friend and ministry partner of 18 years, Donna Bowles, is guest-blogging today. I know you will love the sweet story she is sharing – be blessed!] Sandy was not just any bus driver.…

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Three Women {three haunting beautiful faces}

By Laura Acuna

Happy Tuesday dear friends!  This week, I am so very happy to have my sweet friend Cyndi Word guest-posting on my blog! Cyndi is one of my all-time heroes. There are many reasons for…

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When You Lose The Horizon

By Laura Acuna

Pain is a great teacher. It is not a journey any of us would volunteer for, but once there, it can reveal valuable truths that we cannot learn any other way. When we go…

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Giving Up The Right To Be Right

By Laura Acuna

Last summer, my family and I took a trip across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge to the Eastern Shore of Maryland. It had been many years since we laid eyes upon the farm where my…

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The Push/Pull {of letting go}

By Laura Acuna

I made it! If you read my post last week, you may remember that I was struggling a bit. We had a whole bunch of life events that were hitting at once and I was…

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Time Got Away From Me

By Laura Acuna

I’ve got a lot going on. I don’t know how it all snuck up on me, but it has. I lost a week at the end of April when my dad was in the…

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What Will They Inherit From You?

By Laura Acuna

In most families, precious treasures are passed down from one generation to another. Such things are irreplaceable. Having been lovingly cared for over the years, they are part of an inheritance that goes from…

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One Year…

By Laura Acuna

It is hard to believe, but today marks one year since my mother went to heaven. I was going to write ‘since I lost my mother’ – but, as my friend Debbie reminded me…

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The Key To Doing Life Well

By Laura Acuna

Where did all the time go? As February winds down and March appears on the horizon, I feel as if the months are just racing by. Everyone tells you that, as you grow older,…

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Buried {under layers of snow}

By Laura Acuna

We have been buried under 30 inches of snow! Our little town of Damascus was right in the bullseye of Snowzilla, Winter Storm Jonas, or whatever silly name the media bestowed upon it. All I…

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