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Reflecting and Searching

I realized that on many days like today, I spend much of the time in front of the mirror. I wonder, am I trying to find the woman I was before I met him? I pause to go back in … Continue reading

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Forsaking Facebook

Just over a day ago, I quit. It took some amount of planning. It was scary, actually, but today I am surprisingly blessed with this sense of freedom in my daily routine. Is it due to the extra time I … Continue reading

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Prayer

Time is short today. Tomorrow morning, God willing, the doctor has scheduled to induce my labor and deliver baby Abigail Joy. There is still so much to do. Today is when people celebrate Halloween. I don’t recognize it as any … Continue reading

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The Elijah Anointing

I love a sermon preached with power. Pure and from the Word of God, it stirs conviction and inspires me to examine my walk. (This wasn’t always the case). David Wilkerson is one example. I’ve sometimes wondered, what does it … Continue reading

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Learning From Children 

Last week, I heard the most pitiful, heart melting cry from the other side of the cash register.  Coming from just below height level of the counter, a plea for mercy from a four-year-old girl. “But. Mom. I…really..love….I reeeeally wanted.that..mooovie..” … Continue reading

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Though The World Grow Dark, You Will SHINE As Promised

… and a mighty God listening and acting on your behalf.
Receive your blessing and your reward. Because “If you were of the world, the world would love it’s own”. And boy do they ever love their own. but truly I tell you they already have their reward Continue reading

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A Time To Clean, A Season for Every Purpose Under Heaven

It’s time to do some intensive Fall cleaning. I walked around our home this morning and took inventory: cluttered closets, cobwebs, dusty corners and neglected nooks, and I felt overwhelmed. I was amazed how quickly it all became disorganized and, well, … Continue reading

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Don’t Take it Personally (They don’t hate you. They hate Christ, in you)

The narrow gate is a road of suffering. It is also a faithful promise of great reward. The fact that we are not wanted here, in this world, to us should be living evidence that we belong to a different … Continue reading

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Define Success.

I think success depends on who you are. Literally. What defines you? What is it that you or I believe gives us significance? I mean, I could be a successful business woman, but if the business went under I would … Continue reading

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They were all leaning to the left. The picture frames. The notebooks. The bottles on the shelf. Or was it her? She sat up, hugged her pillow, and straightened her gaze as she looked around the small cottage bedroom. She could … Continue reading

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