A visit from Mavis Pearl…

As Mavis and I walked into one of the cancer centers in town for a therapy dog visit, I could see she was acting a bit different.  Her focus was off and she was looking around as if she was looking for someone.  As we sat to talk to the patients and fam

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JUMP!

  Are you going to a foreign country Lisa? What? I was asked this question last night not understanding quite why. But it was then that I realized a friend of mine heard me talk about getting outside of the box,  that I was getting out of my comfort zon

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Clara’s Pot Roast

When Clara entered the room, you knew she was there.  She had a raspy voice and profanities flew out everywhere.  She was loud, and she was abrupt.  She was the cleaning lady that worked for the apartment complex I was managing years ago.  She was rou

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The greatest of these…..is love.

He was gruff, serious, and never talked.  The neighbors always commented to me that they were scared of him.  I knew there was a story here, and I prayed for him everyday as I ran by his house on my morning runs.   I would see this man out mowing his l

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The picture that brought me to my knees….

I have taken many pictures this year, and live each moment through them. I think that is why I love my camera so much. It catches those moments that words just cannot touch. But I have to say, there was one picture that unexpectedly took me to my knees,

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Love Wins!

  A few years ago, I asked the Lord to open doors for me in the area of getting to know my neighbors better.  We have lived in the same home for 10 years, yet hardly knew anyone in our neighborhood.  Isn’t it funny how that happens?   It was through

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JUMP ON!

“Lisa, why do you jump so much.”  I think I hear that every day, and each time I hear it, it makes me smile.  Why do I jump?  Oh my goodness for so many reasons. I will never forget going to a Dennis Jernigan night of praise concert years ago, and

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A Life Lesson From my Dogs

I have learned so much from my dogs. Yeh I know…sounds funny huh? For all you dog lovers out there, you know what I mean. I wasn’t always as much of a dog person as I am today. My dogs are a joy to my heart. When my kids left the nest, we filled t

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Heavenly Interruptions

  Have you ever had a song stuck in your head and it played and played over in your mind throughout the day? Well yesterday I was singing “raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens….brown paper pack

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