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Marla Taviano

I love, love, LOVE The Message. LOVE. So fun that Toben worked w/EP on it!


"Coincidences are miracles where God chooses to remain anonymous."


Exactly what I needed to hear today. Thank you for sharing!

Helen at A Work of Heart

So real.

That scripture from the Message impacted me recently and I wrote a post called "Stuff" I can relate...

Peace for your day,



Oh my, Emma's precious response brought tears to my eyes.

Brynn in CO

Emma's spiritual insight is just what I am hoping to foster in my two little daughters (we're about 7 yrs behind your family). How precious. This post was an excellent reminder that we are truly not to worry. God has it under control!
Thanks and bless you!

Holly @ Crownlaiddown

You know, I'm praying. When will June get here? Anxiously anticipating your return.


So amazing of your daughter - wow!!

I have to say, I have never read the message. I wasn't sure I would really like the directness of it. But lately, I have found myself becoming interested.

Thank you for posting this verse. I have been plagued by worry for a while and I found such comfort in reading these words.


Hi there. I happened across your blog recently and have found so much to take in that it's now saved as one of my 'top sites.' So I thought I should introduce myself. Thanks for this post. If I have children, this is what I hope it will be like. Blessings to you.


I'm a little late to the posting, but had to relay God's thumbprint from this week. On my birthday this past June, I picked Ps 46:10 for my verse for this year (See Debbie Macomber's Knit Together). After a long battle with pancreatic cancer, my mother died this Wednesday. Thursday, as I was turning to a new page in my book, A Grandmother's Guide to Praying for her Family; I saw that the verse I was praying for my family the day my mother died was Ps 46:10. "Be still and know that I am God."


Part II-I popped back to my email after making this posting, my DIL had sent me a verse--Ps 46:10. God is so GOOD!

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