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The Dance

About a year ago, my seven year old granddaughter was certain she wanted to be a dancer after she watched Angelina Ballerina. Unfortunately, for the dancing world that has since changed when the movie Frozen came out. She heard Idina … Continue reading

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Introducing Christian Suspense Author Rachel Dylan

I’m excited to announce a new feature here at the Christians Read Blog. Each month, we will be introducing you to a different Christian author. This month, we’re happy to have Christian Suspense author Rachel Dylan with us to tell us a … Continue reading

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The Mountains Are Calling…

As a child, I grew up loving to go to the beach. Every vacation my family went on had to be to the beach…until one year when my husband and I visited the mountains. That was it. So long beach. … Continue reading

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Something New: New Release by Mary Alford

This month, I have a brand new release out from White Rose Publishing called Grace And The Rancher. At the heart of the story, is the belief in second chances. From God and from each other. Sometimes, we get so … Continue reading

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Lessons From Frozen…

Unless you’ve living in total isolation for the past few years, you’ve probably heard of the Disney movie Frozen and the hit song that came from the move entitled, “Let It Go”. All three of my granddaughters loved the movie, … Continue reading

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New Beginnings

New beginnings are everywhere around us. Some are small. Some aren’t. Each day is a new beginning. And just recently our country had a new beginning. We swore in a new president. Our personal life is filled with new beginnings … Continue reading

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True Love

I’ve loved the idea of creating things from nothing since I was a young girl. Whether it’s writing, or playing music, or crafting, I love all things creative. I grew up in a family of musicians. Oh, we weren’t famous, … Continue reading

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The Blank Page That Is 2017

  Do you make New Year’s Resolutions? I confess, I’m not one for making them, mostly because in the past, I haven’t been able to live up to my resolutions. If you make New Year’s resolutions and follow through with … Continue reading

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The Birth Of The Savior Through A Mother’s Eyes

It’s the time of year when we celebrate the birth of our Savior. An amazing time where God’s love can been seen in the birth of His Son. The Word became flesh and dwelt among us. When I think about … Continue reading

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It’s the kickoff of the Christmas season…

It’s that time of the year when we find ourselves tossed in a dozen different directions. With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s officially the Christmas season. While I love this time of the year, it’s hard not to be a little … Continue reading

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It’s that time again…

I can’t believe another year has passed. They seem to fly by faster as I grow older. Each year around this time, I recall all the wonderful holidays past and the joy they were. Now days, there are family members … Continue reading

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Old Things…

It’s finally fall in Texas, which means the humidity has left the area until next spring (for the most part). The days are turning crisp and the leaves are beginning to turn. This is my favorite time of year because … Continue reading

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It’s Graduation Day…to all the grandparents out there

The reason grandchildren and grandparents get along so well is that they have a common enemy. ~Sam Levenson I remember when I was a child thinking that people who were in their thirties were old. If you were fifty, you … Continue reading

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Are you running on empty?

    For most of us, life is extremely busy. Our days fly by with things we must do. Make the kids breakfast. Get them off to school. Work, run errands, carpool, chauffeur the kids to practice…and the list goes … Continue reading

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Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled…Easier Said Than Done At Times

Let not your heart be troubled. You believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go … Continue reading

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