7 Surprising Lessons from the Dentist’s Office

Pearl Allard

Pearl Allard

A quiet invitation to glimpse and embrace God's love.
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I was laying tilted back with my mouth agape, sporting the ever fashionable dentist napkin-thingy, while the dental hygienist poked and prodded with assorted tools. “Do you brush vigorously?” she asked, scraping away. I cautiously shook my head, to avoid getting stabbed. She tried to figure out why my gums  receded and commanded me to Read More

When You’re Desperate for Just One Drop

Pearl Allard

Pearl Allard

A quiet invitation to glimpse and embrace God's love.
Pearl Allard

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This story still moves me. I discovered the thoughts in an old journal, but I pray God uses it to breathe fresh hope. I’m getting just barely enough to survive. Drops of grace. Just when I think I can’t hardly take it, along comes one encouragement. But it’s just ONE. But at least it’s one. Read More

Happy (or Not-So-Much) Mother’s Day

Pearl Allard

Pearl Allard

A quiet invitation to glimpse and embrace God's love.
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I want to be happy on Mother’s Day, but I also want to be sensitive. So many raw territories to navigate: the first Mother’s Day without your mom, or feeling around the edges of the fissure that was left years ago by her death, Alzheimer’s, rejection, abuse, neglect, or serious strain. Mother’s Day when you Read More

When You Want to Give Up

Pearl Allard

Pearl Allard

A quiet invitation to glimpse and embrace God's love.
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Dear Friend, Wherever you are today, whatever you’re doing, may the nearness of God’s presence and His immense love for you soak deep. If you’re on the brink of giving up on something (or someone), may He bring comfort and clarity and infuse you with the strength to persist past your own limitations. Join me Read More