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Brook Powell
I am a woman, wife, and mother. Writing about all three at
I am a woman, wife, and mother. Writing about all three at

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Of Things Excellent and Praiseworthy
.....brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable-- if anything is excellent or praiseworthy--think about such things. [Philippians 4:8] Sweet readers, recently I h...

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Sun Bather
Most every afternoon this girl can be found in my bedroom. She shifts and moves as the sun tracks its way across the sky..... ......seeking out the bright sliver of light. Her fur is almost too warm to the touch.....but not for her.....she wants to be warm....

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My place in the family.
Everyone in the family has their place. Just by the order we are born - we are given the place 'oldest', 'youngest', 'littlest'...... Not to mention all the 'places' that are attached to us because of our personality. Oh, she is the 'reckless one'....or the...

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Catch Up
Hello. It has been some time now.....especially since I did a photo journal. Life is full and that I love, but I have missed writing and posting here - I just haven't found the time. I finally sat down and gathered some photos from the past couple of months...

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Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World - Mary Heart / Martha World [Week 12]
I haven't arrived, but I know where I am headed. [pg. 193] This book has changed my life in so many ways. More than anything, it has made me realize how neglected my relationship with Christ has been. That is the greatest gift from Joanna's writing - clear ...

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Balancing Work and Worship - Mary Heart / Martha World [Week 11]
Jesus was the most balanced individual the world has ever known. In fact, that is part of why he came - to show us how to manage the tricky balance between work and worship, between what we do and what we are. [pg. 176] Every time I read this chapter, it se...

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Mary's Extravagant Love - Mary Heart / Martha World [Week 10]
Something is wrong. And yet, somehow, Mary senses something so right. It goes against logic. She can see the Master's weariness. The men are clearly worried and befuddled. And yet Mary feels a tremor within, like a single strum upon a stringed instrument. L...

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Martha's Teachable Heart - Mary Heart / Martha World [Week 9]
Martha thought she had value because she was productive. Jesus wanted her to learn she had value simply because she was his. [pg. 138] This truth is still sinking in for me. It is hard for me to get off of my hamster wheel. I have value apart from what I do...

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Lessons from Lazarus - Mary Heart / Martha World [Week 8]
There's no easy way to find out how the story ends. We just have to hang on tight as the plot line unfolds. [pg. 117] Even though sometimes we want one, there is no crystal ball or predictive test we can take that will tell us how our lives will turn out fo...

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The Better Part - Mary Heart / Martha World [Week 7]
In past chapters we have...... - reviewed the story of Mary and Martha, learning the difference between these two women. - explored the rebuke given by Jesus to Martha and how that applies to our busy lives. - discussed the need for choosing 'the better par...
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