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3 Steps to Peace and Joy

by Sandra Allen Lovelace   @SandraALovelace   #WallflowerWomen Tisha glanced out the window. It wouldn’t be long before her husband returned with their four children. The movie title was too crazy for her taste. Besides, she needed to finish getting ready for their anniversary getaway. She turned to the preening cat as if he were paying attention….

2 Ways to Follow God in 2018

by Sandra Allen Lovelace @SandraALovelace #WallflowerWomen I gave up on new year resolutions a long time ago. The word of the year concept caught me a while back though. So in December I reviewed all 2017 held and pondered what the next twelve months might bring. There were a lot of unknowns shrouding my vision…

Speak Up Without Fear

by Sandra Allen Lovelace @SandraALovelace Terri sensed it when she decided to tell her friend how the dress really looked. Sue caught it when she chose to give her boss an honest answer about his idea. They both trembled over possible reactions to their comments.

A Way Out

How long had it been since she gave in to her gut … responded to the cue whispered on the inside? Surely more than a year. Or was it two? Just about the time she started making excuses for him. The noise from the party next door invaded the kitchen and shifted her mind to memories of the extravagant…

Overwhelmed but not Undone

Life is busy and my days feel too short.  On top of my regular list of responsibilities I’m trying to sell this house. And there are the increasing threats to my safety that send my thoughts reeling. When my stomach ache hit on Monday I couldn’t remember the last time I was sick. I sort of held…