Author Archives: debdearmond

About debdearmond

Deb: Christ follower. Writer and speaker. Optimistically mid-life, experienced - not necessarily "mature". Young enough to discover, explore, teach, serve, mentor, and old enough to know how to do it well! She serves as a writer for the online magazine Destiny in Bloom and she is Co-Founder of MyPurposeNow.org, a website dedicated to helping women over 50 find their purpose in Christ. Deb is optimistically mid-life and excited about the next stage of life and what God has for her now. Her latest print project is a book about the relationships between mot hers and the girls who marry their sons. Deb is wife to her high school sweetheart, Ron, who told her about Jesus and led her to the Lord 39 years ago. Mom to three incredible sons. Gigi to two perfect grandboys. But Jesus is her favorite, and the guys have learned to live with it.

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

By Jesi Steiber− This is certainly our Thursday night tradition. We don’t partake of the experience every week, but when we do it’s one of our favorites. It was just the four of us, as we played games together on … Continue reading

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LOOKING BUT NOT SEEING

By Karen DeArmond Gardner─ Jesus grew up in Nazareth; he was the oldest son of Joseph and Mary with many brothers and sisters. He apprenticed under his father to learn to be a worker of wood. The town-folk watched him … Continue reading

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GOD IS IN THE REFRESHMENT BUSINESS

by Jayme Hull- Are you a person who continues to give and give until you run dry? Have you ever wondered secretly, is what I’m doing really worth it? Or maybe your silent question is; why do I even care and reach out … Continue reading

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THIS IS MY STORY

by Deb DeArmond− Sandy walked toward me following the Sunday morning service. “I’m coordinating the women’s Spring Tea this year,” she said. “I know that you are a professional speaker, and I was wondering if you would be willing to … Continue reading

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THE SANDWICH GENERATION

By Mona Shriver- July is Sandwich Generation Month. Members of this group care for their children as well as their aging parents. Sometimes it feels more like a tug of war with parents on one arm and your kids on … Continue reading

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I WILL NOT BE MOVED

By Deb DeArmond- “I will not, I will not, I will not be moved!” Remember that chorus we sang many years ago? It could be my theme song in the last few weeks. We are moving. We’ve moved. We are … Continue reading

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A TRIBUTE TO MY DADDY – PART II

By Melody Fawn Heal− In honor of my father, who has gone to be with the Lord 10 years ago now, this is my tribute to him. I wrote and read this at his celebration service after his passing. I … Continue reading

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