A Journey To Hope

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  These things don’t happen to regular people – or, so I thought until our phone rang one early July morning in 2002. The morning was already thick with humidity making even the upholstered chair feel damp – the windows…

When Your Plan Fails

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In their hearts humans plan their course, but the Lord establishes their steps. Proverbs 16:9 Oh boy, did God ever make this verse come to life for me recently.  I recently joined the “New Mama Club” at the end of last year. Abigail…

Learn to Be Content in All Things

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Philippians 4: 11-13 (Amplified) “Not that I speak from [any personal] need, for I have learned to be content [and self-sufficient through Christ, satisfied to the point where I am not disturbed or uneasy] regardless of my circumstances. I know how…

The Ultimate Love

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Single people (myself included) can sometimes make Valentine’s Day out to be the enemy. While everyone around us is getting chocolate hearts and teddy bears that say “I Love You,” we’re stuck grabbing a handful of M&Ms from our secret…

Love your Neighbor

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Luke 6:27-28 (NIV) But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. This is a very important instruction from Jesus…

John 11:4

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“This sickness will not end in death but is for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified through it.” John 11:4 This verse is my life verse, which I never really had one until I read…

Expect God to Move

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I’m willing to bet your newsfeed and social media accounts have been flooded with post after post on the New Year. I know mine have. I’ve read many of them and felt inspired.  I’ve had that excitement stirred up in…

Coach’s Daughter

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I grew up in Texas, and high school football is a BIG DEAL! On top of it, I was a coach’s kid. We are kinda like our own little gang. But I love football. Doesn’t matter the kind of football,…

If He Only Knew

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If Only He Knew When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this, he said to himself, “If this man were a prophet, he would know who is touching him and what kind of woman she is—that she is a sinner.”…

Thinning Out the Seedlings

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When spring finally creeps back into my corner of the world, I will do what many others do and plant a garden. For several years now, I have planted a vegetable garden in my backyard. It’s not particularly large, just…

Steady Anchor Stabilizes A Drifting Life

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As our world spins a little more out of control each day, we look around and shake our heads in amazement.  Worry fills our hearts for our kids’ futures.  Worry fills our minds with the crashing of our country’s morals. …