Monthly Archives: February 2016

limping through grace

One of my favorite stories comes from Genesis 32:22-32.  Jacob and his family, flocks, and servants were travelling through his brother, Esau’s land. The brothers had not been on good terms since their father gave Jacob the blessing meant for … Continue reading

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The verse in 2 Timothy 1:7 hit me between the eyes today. For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment. Through the blood of Christ, I have nothing to fear. … Continue reading

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going home

Last night our family watched the movie The Hundred-Foot Journey. The story is powerful, rich, and resonated deeply with me.  The young man, Hassan, is challenged and encouraged to stay closely united and in someways, tethered, to his family. Hassan’s balance between … Continue reading

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nuggets

During my student teaching experiences I observed various English teachers. One of them, Mrs. J., had various learning prompts hanging from the ceiling. Simple reminders for grammar rules, punctuation rules and other often misused processed. One dangling reminder was about nuggets, … Continue reading

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shouting secrets

As my journey of Faith continues, I find myself hearing whispers from God.  Reminders of Whose I am and the Truth of who I am because of Him come to me through radio, conversations, a verse, a passage in a … Continue reading

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mountains and ant hills

My bedside has two dozen books that I have started, I am halfway through, or I have yet to read. I am continuing to work through the struggles and battles with anxiety and fear and I have often heard a … Continue reading

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act

For the past few weeks my old church has been speaking on the book of Acts and the Supernatural acts of the Holy Spirit.  It is incredible to read the stories of God moving so radically and powerfully through the … Continue reading

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today is the day

It’s Monday, a day when many grumble and fuss that they have to wake up early and go to work. This is definitely one way to look at the day. Or a person could look at this day in this … Continue reading

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Wrappers 

In this season of political agendas, award shows, and such the conversations quickly turn to the way a person presents himself or herself to those around them.  Columns, blogs, news shows, and so on will fill their time with commentaries, … Continue reading

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hold your head up

In the past twenty-four hours the impact of words and encouragement has come front and center in my circle of friends and family. I have watched as building up others helps them straighten their shoulders and lift their heads up.  Lightening their … Continue reading

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