Category Archives: Reflections

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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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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When the Fall Comes, The Apples are on the Trees.

Last week, my 7 year old son brought home some artwork from his 2nd grade class. Very simply, it was his drawing he colored, of a tree with lots of apples in it. Above his artwork was the sentence “In … Continue reading

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Re-Birth

What does it mean to be born? The process of birth is a crisis that is at once given worth, not by an army of wise men, not through centuries of human knowledge, but in the very seconds of a … Continue reading

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How God Uses Our Dreams

Ever have a dream that you forget upon waking, but revisits you in the afternoon? It is as if somehow,  the events of the dream seep into our memory in living color from the gray recesses of our subconscious. This … Continue reading

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