Worship While You Work

One day this summer I said to my son, “What on earth makes you think I’m even going to consider getting you that video game when you don’t value the ones I’ve already given you?” Well… you know how sometimes words barked at your children while compassionately child...

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When I Get Where I’m Goin’

After my Grammy Rose’s wake and funeral, I’ve found myself intensely introspective. My heart’s been quiet, but my mind is in overdrive. In the midst of my mourning, something was revealed to me that I bet some of you already know. Some people are scared to death of...

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My Saltwater Assignment

Finally July arrived and all 7 Prehars were headed to our former home, Boston MA for the Fourth. My mom and dad and I hopped a flight with Gracelyn and Andrew. Troy, Christian, Nathan and Dominick willingly drove 2000 miles – each way. One of my best friend’s husband...

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Swimming Upstream

So as May finally wraps up, I have to vent a ‘lil. May Day is celebrated on May first. But by May 31st, it’s the reoccurring theme of my self-talk: “Mayday! Mayday! Mayday!!!” According to Wikipedia, "Mayday" is an emergency procedure word used internationally as a...

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Make A Splash

Now that I hit the bottom of the bottle – of Dreft – as yummy an aroma as baby laundry detergent might be, I can honestly say I don’t see myself waking up one day and missing the smell of the stuff. This week I finished the last of 11 years of Costco-sized bottles of...

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A Good Friday Prayer

Heavenly Father, Thank You for this day. For the good we cherished, the parts we failed to find good in and for all Your help through it. But Lord Thank You most of all for Your Son Jesus, our Lord and Savior. We have shown You time and again that we are wicked...

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The Love of Your Life

Folks, music therapy is a powerful thing. Over the past three weeks, I’ve featured some wonderful love songs on the blog for you to listen to and help encourage you in your sacred marriages. I hope they reminded you that although your marriage is broken (just like...

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Love is a Battlefield – Fight the Good Fight

Here’s the second installment of the music I hand-picked to set the mood for Mt. Olive’s Art of Marriage retreat coming up at the end of the month. Forward these words to someone in your life that might need this encouragement in their relationship, or soak ‘em up...

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Share the Love Songs – A Marriage Playlist

Friends, I will be dedicating the next 3 blogs to the 3 weeks leading up to our first Marriage Retreat. I got a little carried away when putting together a playlist to set the mood for love. But the lyrics say it all, so I thought why not “Share the love songs”? Read...

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Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Valentine’s Day is this week. My Dominick told his sister, “Valentines Day is all about love.” Ahhh. What better thing to celebrate? In my best attempt to be God’s love cheerleader, I issued 3 friendly suggestions to Mt. Olive’s Married Couples Ministry group each...

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