Dedicated to feeding the souls of those who care for the orphaned, the vulnerable…the least of these.
Kim de Blecourt

 

God Bless America

July 3rd, 2015

I find inspiration in song lyrics. I find comfort in singing them. I often sing favorites while working…at least the lines I remember. Unsettled times in our country lately. May...

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    “You want me to do what?!” I was instantly filled with disbelief, pain, confusion and anger….all at once. That was my intensely human response to God’s calling for me to…

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    My husband and I actually took a little time out for just the two of us and saw a movie Saturday afternoon. He had wanted to see American Sniper for…

  • Finding JOY in the Mess

    “Fight Back with Joy. What?! I’m in the middle of so much pain, grief and sorrow. Joy? You must be kidding?” That would have been my response to Margaret Feinberg‘s latest…

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    Happy New Year! One of my more popular from 2014, this post seems the perfect way to begin a new year. If you are feeling a bit…frazzled – there’s hope….

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    Observations from 12 Days of Ringing the Kettle Bell for The Salvation Army My eleventh day of ringing the kettle bell introduced me to my own family’s Salvation Army ties. While…

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    Observations from 12 Days of Ringing the Kettle Bell for The Salvation Army My tenth day of ringing the kettle bell brought a story regarding The Salvation Army’s Senior Services….

  • BEHIND THE BELL – Ninth Day of Ringing

    Observations from 12 Days of Ringing the Kettle Bell for The Salvation Army My ninth day of ringing the kettle bell brought an inside peak of our local Salvation Army…

 
 

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