Learning to Fly in Times of Waiting

  by Cindy Hester Okay, I’m not going to lie. This has already been a rough week and it is only Wednesday. I don’t mean it has been a “bad hair day” and “my clothes just don’t fit right” kind of week. It has been one of those gut wrenching, life altering, shake you to […]

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Enlightenment in Times of Waiting

Christmas came and went, and we survived. My ex-husband shared Christmas day with us, which proved more awkward than expected. Looking back I am not sure why I thought it would be anything less. The day had been filled with grandiose gestures attempting to prove that he had changed, that he thought I was wonderful, and […]

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Learning the Joy of Giving in Times of Waiting

What a beautiful day it had turned out to be. Days like this I truly appreciated the large store front window which spanned across the front of our waiting area. Main street in my home town proved to be the perfect location to work, particularly during this chapter of my life. Friends and neighbors waved when passing by, often […]

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Going Through the Valley in Times of Waiting

The gray skies matched my gray mood. I wrapped my sweater closer around my body attempting to keep the cold damp November wind at bay. The kids clothes were packed ready to go to their Dad’s after Thanksgiving lunch with my family. I felt grateful they would be with me for at least part of […]

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Thought for the Weekend, Restoration & Peace

  Isaiah 30:15  In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength… Jeremiah 30:17 For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the Lord 1 Corinthians 14:33 …for God is not a God of confusion but of peace… 2 Thessalonians 3:16 Now may the […]

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Learning About Friendship in Times of Waiting.

We all experience good days as well as bad. This day definitely qualified for the good category. One thing I had come to realize since being on my own was how isolated I had become from healthy friendships – especially friendships with women. Because I had lost sight of my intrinsic value in Christ, I had placed my […]

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Learning True Love in Times of Waiting

 by Cindy Hester I felt the autumn breeze upon my face And watched my parent’s sweet embrace Their love had stood the test of time Love at its finest hour, sublime They honored one another’s heart They stood together, not apart Yet free their souls to grow and learn As independent cogs do turn Within a jeweler’s watch of […]

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Learning to be Yourself in Times of Waiting

I still don’t understand it Lord. I tried so hard to be who he wanted me to be. I tried to look pretty. I tried to love unconditionally. I don’t get it. It was never enough. It hurt whenever  I was compared to others. I didn’t understand why he felt he had to do things […]

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Learning to Live in Times of Waiting

I stood by the fence looking back at the pasture my eyes following the dance of the falling leaves. I drew in the deepest breath possible. God’s timing. The words came from somewhere in my mind. I read or heard something in the past which had been stored in my memory for this perfect moment in time. Perhaps it […]

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Honesty in Times of Waiting

I pulled into the drive-through and placed my order. These trips into Houston took something out of me, but I knew how important they were. We had been attending marriage counseling once a week for six weeks since our separation. Some sessions went better than others, but the process had become increasingly frustrating. The problem ran much deeper […]

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