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Lisa Potter
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Home, (Bitter)Sweet Home
As I walked through the quiet, nearly empty house, my mind was flooded with memories.  Twenty years of life passed before my eyes.  The near emptiness reminded me of move-in day when the possibilities were endless.  What a wonderful home to continue raising...

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Be a Sunday Family
After we departed the mountain stream in which the children had played for about an hour, we entered Gatlinburg. The wee girl in the car seat began to say, "Clothes!  I want clothes!"  Of all the things children ask for while in Gatlinburg, I have never had...

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May's Blessings
I am having a difficult time with the fact that it is the last day of May, 2017.  My mama always warned me not to wish my life away when I was yearning for the days to pass quickly to the next great adventure we had planned.  And now I know why; it seems th...

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Brokenness
"This then is how you should pray: 'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name,  Your kingdom come, Your will be done, (in me!) on earth as it is in heaven.   Give us today our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.   ...

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Life at The Potter's House
It is Day 19 in our new home.  We had kept our move quiet until this past Sunday.  It felt like a private thing.   Day 1 brought tears, heart wrenching, from the deep places of the gut, tears and wailing.  It  caused this mama to question every decision she...

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Ignorance Is Not a (Good) Excuse
I recently had a wonderful talk with a girl I have loved since she came into my life when I was the ripe old age of thirteen.  We had stumbled into a bit of an impasse in our communication with one another.  I had sent her yet another written message (my pr...

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When Daddy (or Mommy) is Gone
Last Sunday morning as we gathered for Bible study, the teacher asked if any of us had prayer requests; one friend in class held up her hand and related that one of her daughter's friend's mother had passed away that past week suddenly and unexpectedly.  Th...

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If Anyone Takes
Give to everyone who asks you, and if anyone takes what belongs to you, do not demand it back. Luke 6: 30 I know a man who had to be at work at 7 am on a Monday morning. But selflessly, at 10:30 Sunday night, he crawled out of his bed, put back on his cloth...

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Thoughts on God
In less than twelve hours, I have experienced three different individuals telling or asking me about God, asking or mentioning the "hard" things.  Only two of these encounters were conversations; the other was someone railing against God for all His wrongdo...
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