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When you are afflicted

Teenage girl praying outdoors at twilight. Shallow DOF.

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” Romans 12:12 (NIV)

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It is honestly hard sometimes to be joyful in hope, harder still to be patient during the rough times. Some days I want to give up. I am tired of trying and just want to hide out somewhere until the dust blows over … this never happens; the problem is always there waiting for me when I come out from hiding.  Continue reading

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Victory is mine … finally!

Photo by Gale E

Photo by Gale E


Photo by Gale E

Photo by Gale E


I am a girl with a little Olympus Stylus camera which I purchased in 2009 during a brief business trip to Miami. Not great on features or focus or awesomeness but I point and it shoots. In other words, I am definitely not a professional photographer by any means; actually I am not even an amateur! I am just a girl with a little … but wait … I said that already.   Continue reading