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Two Words on My Birthday

Two Words on My Birthday  Lucinda Secrest McDowell   It seems to happen in the blink of an eye. One day you’re young and out to change the world, and the next day you turn around and six decades have flown … Continue reading

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God’s Safe House

God’s Safe House Lucinda Secrest McDowell The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.  Psalm 9.9 Where was your safe place when you were a child? I had a tree-house with walls and a sturdy … Continue reading

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Waiting with Hope

Waiting with Hope Lucinda Secrest McDowell Let all that I am wait quietly before God, for my hope is in him. Psalm 62.5 It never seems to come. That answer to prayer, resolution of a problem, or reconciled relationship. We want to hope … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Leave the Nest?

Are You Ready to Leave the Nest? Lucinda Secrest McDowell           Baby eagles do not just begin to fly because they want to be adventurous. Instead, they are forced from the safety of their nest.           By loving parents.           … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Climb

Helping Kids Climb Lucinda Secrest McDowell          “I cannot believe you actually climbed this mountain!” I exclaimed to my son under the shadow of the Grand Teton near Jackson Hole, Wyoming.           It was huge. And majestic. … Continue reading

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Is There Any Quiet in Manhattan?

Is There Any Quiet in Manhattan? Lucinda Secrest McDowell After only one day of navigating New York City I am exhausted. A cacophony of sounds – horns, yells, loud music. A mass of humanity – crushing crowds, tourists stopped in … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Help

A Lifetime of Help  Lucinda Secrest McDowell When in doubt, read the Psalms.  This amazing book is found smack dab in the middle of your Bible and I suspect that if you open it every day, God will have a … Continue reading

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