Becoming Love

In Articles/Devotions

  I could hear the shrill cries approaching from behind me. My mom ears perked up and the natural instinct to aid a crying child began to jump through my body. I watched as a middle-aged woman strolled down the…

Hurdles

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John 16:33-“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world” (NIV). One of the most beautiful things about each and…

Beautifully made.

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“Leave your fatherless children; I will keep them alive. Your widows too can depend on me.” (Jeremiah 49:11)   I was 14 when I met my biological father. I remember growing up around friends and classmates who had a “normal”…

Grace is Awesome

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Grace is awesome. Isn’t it? I’ve been thinking about grace a lot lately. I’m so very thankful for it. Especially this weekend. Yesterday, I sat down at my kitchen table and read a sappy blog about being a mother and…

Enlightening

In Articles/Devotions, Miscellaneous Blessings

I woke and thought of Philippians, remembering the time I’d been promoted to read the Book and consider what may be for me to glean.  So, before I got out of bed it was already on the agenda, forgo the…

Will you pray for me?

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Will you pray for me? This question is one that so many may have. However, our culture has taught us that asking for help and being vulnerable is a sign of frailty. Yet, the truth is, we all could use…

Wrestling with God

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Can you hear it rippling through the air?  Is the tingling on your skin getting your attention?  I don’t know about you, but lately the tension can be cut with a knife.  The stress is running up and down my…

Pursuing The Dreams God Gave

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“Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” (Proverbs 19:21 NIV) Most of us have expended a lot of energy pursuing the dreams God gave us.  Some may be content with the…

Need a Hero.

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I was talking with my book club last night about all sorts of things. Eventually our conversation came to current events and politics. We started talking about all of the “sins” the media has been exposing in all of our…

The Lord is My Shepherd

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  I love the 23rd Psalm because I think it covers every life situation we go through, and how our Lord is so faithful to us. I, also, love how it describes Him as a shepherd. He provides all that…

Finding The Light

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I hate to sleep in total darkness. There are reasons behind this fear—things that have happened in my past that cause me to seek the light if I wake up in the middle of the night. A few years ago,…