Out of the Box

In Articles/Devotions

I’m kind of obsessed with personality tests. From  Meyers-Briggs to those random (and less than accurate) little assessments on Facebook, I love taking a questionnaire and getting a quip on how I’m supposed to be. I like boxes; fitting into…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

PRIDE

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Everyone talks about pride; you see it over and over in the Bible, and you hear it in countless sermons. Somehow, one of the most common sins is not taken seriously in my own life. I’ll hear the word pride,…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Fake Transparency and Instagram Posts

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Image from CreateHerStock.com, made with Canva.com We carefully place the coffee cup, danish, and an open bible (perfectly highlighted of course) in perfect alignment. Nope. Too perfect. We splash a drop of coffee beside the plate, now it looks more…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Live Like It!

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“Live out what you profess to believe.” Those words echoed in my head during the wee hours of the morning last Friday. But then, I thought about it: We claim to believe that God’s love is all we need, that…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Not In My Own Strength

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The first time God blew my mind and switched up who I thought He was, it changed my life. I had a dream that basically showed me that I should spend less time on social media, and more time with…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Resounding Gongs

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Image by Canva.com As I write this, I’m not for sure where it will go. I know the phrase “False Love”  popped in my head one day and I couldn’t help but write about it.  When something is false it’s…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Blurred Lines

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In a world full of tolerance, political correctness, and mounds of offense, it’s easy to feel as if you have to tiptoe around everyone’s feelings and beliefs. Our world has become a terrain of eggshells that we constantly feel we…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

What Are You Erasing?

In Articles/Devotions

I opened my bible and there were erased and worn off words. I also noticed that I had tried to write somethings in its place but they were also erased. I remember trying to understand what the verses were saying…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Looking for Home in all the Wrong Places

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I kept trying to find my way home after work, but couldn’t. I was driving way too fast and my car had a mind of its own. It’s like I couldn’t control the car or make it take me home….

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Resting and Returning

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I’m impatient. I am also a bit OCD, and a huge type A personality. Instead of just being patient with the process of things, I like to know exactly what’s going on.  God is always telling me:  “rest, trust Me.”…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Stumbling

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“He is the stone that makes people stumble, the rock that makes them fall.”[aThey stumble because they do not obey God’s word, and so they meet the fate that was planned for them.” 1 Peter 2:8 (NLT) You might look…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).

Where Are Your Accusers?

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I was handed a list of my weaknesses and accusations that had secretly been whispered to my heart. You know, that feeling when the  insecurities and secret failures you hope are not true are actually brought out in broad daylight?…

Ms. April Hargrove

Ms. April Hargrove

"God said, “My presence will go with you. I’ll see the journey to the end” (Exodus 33:14).