Author: Karen Pickering

Looking for Home

It was a magical place full of imagination and memories. On a recent visit, I discovered that my childhood home was gone, replaced by a tangle of roads and buildings. I can’t shake the sadness…these emotions that well up. I was trying to find some link to my past…some proof that we had lived there. That my father had built a good life for us there. That we had been happy and safe. Instead, I found progress…I can’t see it improves things when fields and gardens and climbing trees are wiped out for the sake of an industrial park.

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Multiplying Mercy, Peace, and Love

I have to say my mood has changed. My circumstances aren’t any different, but after reading these truths my thinking has been adjusted. How or what I think affects my mood. When discouragement sets in it is good for me to remember that I am called, beloved and kept secure; and that someday I will have some amazing stories to tell of God’s abundant mercy, peace and love in my life.

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