Author Archives: Karen Campbell

About Karen Campbell

Life provides lots of experiences to write about. My goal is to share how God works through them.

Right Now

Life circumstances can threaten to overwhelm me at times. Stacks of responsibilities and deadlines simultaneously pull me in multiple directions. The best (actually worst) example for me lasted a number of years. My husband was very ill, eventually requiring a … Continue reading

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Anxiety

Anxiety: an abnormal and overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about one’s capacity to cope with it. (Merriam Webster) I met a woman recently who … Continue reading

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The Great I AM

It’s easy for me to empathize with someone stepping into a public forum who is visibly rattled by nerves. It’s painful. I really dealt with it growing up because I was so self-conscious.  And, when the focus was on me, … Continue reading

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The Shield

Our country is permeated by a climate of hate and fear. Many are anxious as they take in the increasingly popular reports of evil. Watching the news I can’t help but think of Don Henley’s song, Dirty Laundry: I make … Continue reading

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Advocate

Have you ever had someone go to bat for you?  That’s exactly what Laurie did for me many years ago. My husband had been ill for a while and his situation took a turn for the worse. After visiting him … Continue reading

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“Look at the Dolphins!”

I set out for a brisk walk along the beach this morning with lots of missions to complete – get some much needed exercise, feel the sand between my toes, enjoy the sound of the waves, watch for sea life, … Continue reading

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Simple Joy

At night I often journal what I’m thankful for.  It’s so easy to overlook how God has blessed me, so I try to be intentional about it. Tonight I walked a couple laps around the block after dark tonight. I was feeling … Continue reading

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