Krista Lynn Campbell

Jesus

more than a story

Enormous sets of boats, towns, and landscapes changed before my eyes. Trained sheep, goats, and pigs entered and exited on cue without accidents. With a Mr. Sticky cinnamon bun and a padded chair, I settled in to experience the live stage performance of ‘JESUS’. For two hours, actors sang and performed as Jesus healed the blind, …

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Batman and Jesus

Mother Teresa. Corrie ten Boom. Eric Liddell. Parents, first responders, Sunday School teachers. These names come to mind when I consider the question,“Who is your hero? When my sponsored child from Mexico responded to the same question, I couldn’t help but smile. Angel’s response? Batman and Jesus. What a great answer! I love the honesty …

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dirty hands

I spent most of my childhood years dirty. My childhood farm offered many opportunities for play and work. In the summertime, my sisters and I spent hours creating play houses in the cows’ pasture. We used shovels and rakes to assist with construction. The limestone rock outcroppings functioned as the foundation and we added misshapen …

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just a touch

She knew it would only take a touch, just a quick one. She was determined and she was desperate. Who wouldn’t be desperate? Enduring a bleeding disease for 12 long years would test my patience and my sanity. How do you describe the feeling of  ‘beyond hopeless’? What does life look like when you are …

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fixer upper

Chip and Joanna Gaines are remodeling pros on the TV show, “Fixer Upper”. They save homes that look hopeless by renovating the imperfections. In the end, they reveal the home as  it always intended to be: beautiful. I was a self-anointed “fixer upper”.  I identified people, usually those closest to me, who were in desperate …

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March Gladness

Charles Dickens said it best about March’s changeable weather. “It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold; when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” Charles Dickens, Great Expectations Many of us are familiar with the phrase, “in like a lion, out like …

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A Pretty Big But

What’s that? I know what that is. Sandy Plankton saw one. He called it… uh… he said it was called a “butt”. That’s a pretty big butt.      When you are driving alone for 8 hours, you have a lot of time to think and to listen to music. My CD player was locked and loaded. …

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