Author Archives: Judy Squier

About Judy Squier

Judy Squier born without complete legs, learned early on about God's presence in suffering. She's been an inspirational speaker since age thirteen with a passion to help others find God's gold in the rubble of their lives. Judy is the mother of three adult daughters and lives with her husband, David, in southern Oregon.

Setting Captives Free

Just home from another Broken and Beautiful Retreat. The venue was the Women’s South Coast Christian Conference held at Brookings, Oregon’s Church of the Nazarene. I prayed each time I was wheeled up the steep ramp to the stage: Lord, … Continue reading

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Where’s Judy? Haven’t heard from her lately.

Here I sit, afraid to open my eyes and behold my treasures in bins on shelves in three different storage units. Imagine all the calories David burned creating this organizational wonder, then lugging every box and bin to its temporary … Continue reading

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Merry Pre-Christmas 2015

Are you racing like I am? (If not, tell me your secret, please.) I invite you to stop everything! Apply the brakes for a moment. A favorite poem of Elisabeth Elliot’s stopped me in my tracks last week. It’s like … Continue reading

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The Speaking Tour of a Lifetime

My artificial limbs still recall the sensation of cold feet as I gave my first speech at age thirteen. Dad scheduled it, knowing his daughter Judy would earn no trophies in sports. “But wait a minute,” he reasoned, “she has … Continue reading

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My Favorite Oswald Chambers Devotion

My Favorite Oswald Chambers Devotion, August 2 in My Utmost for His Highest. I dedicate it to my Aunt Ruth, born on August 2, 1918, who loved Little Judy through thick and thin. The Teaching of Adversity August 2 In … Continue reading

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July Speaking Fun & Frenzy

It all began with this prayer journal entry two months ago: “Lord, would You please add some new venues to my speaking calendar for 2015?”    The Good Lord answered my prayer through my longtime friend, Jannai, who at the … Continue reading

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A Lesson from a Blackbird

My eyes follow the busy chatter of hungry finches and sparrows breakfasting at their suspended bird feeder outside our condo in Mountain View, CA. I love bird watching. I savor their sweet bliss… until I discover a feathery black bundle … Continue reading

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Out of No Where – Accidents Happen

Recently the Squier’s and our friends the Evans drove to Lake Tahoe to volunteer at a Joni and Friends Marriage Getaway. Enroute a deer leaped over the guardrail catching our left headlight, bumper. In shock we watched the dead deer’s … Continue reading

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Moving on to the Next Celebration…

2015 fleeteth … I can’t believe we’re in the merry month of May! Mom was right: “Time moves faster the older you get.” My birthday came and went with 70 balloons now a sweet memory and two gold shoe birthday … Continue reading

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Sunrise Sunset, Quickly Went the Years

Decade birthdays are not for the faint of heart.  Just the thought of my 60th birthday a decade ago paralyzed me. I told my three daughters to expect to find me comatosed that birthday morning. Daughter Elizabeth arranged a limo … Continue reading

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