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Benedictions

Growing up, the pastor would give a benediction at the end of the weekly church service. I didn’t know at the time that is was from Numbers 6:24-26, I just knew it was poetic, encouraging and felt a lot like … Continue reading

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tired and tried

This week has been a long one. Nothing overly dramatic, just a lot of activities and chores to do and little sleep in between. I find myself on my knees in gratitude for Friday and willing myself to stay awake … Continue reading

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I have seen the enemy

In the past few days I have watched the enemy slip into the boundaries I had forgotten to check.  He has slithered into the hearts of those who have grown dull to his touch and now he sits coiled, ready … Continue reading

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how dangerous are you?

As believers we are often told that we have the Power of God inside of us (greater is He that is in me, etc). We hear these words from the pulpit on Sunday and shout, “Amen” and nod our heads … Continue reading

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Missing lessons

I've managed to read two books this week- it's been quite some time since I was able to read like this. The second book I read was Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton. It is gritty, powerful, and insightful to … Continue reading

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keep watch

Many people have commented on how my husband and I are almost finished with our parenting role. I often reply with a smile because to me, our role is only changing. Yes, our children are going off to college within … Continue reading

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40 days

I am going home for a visit in forty days. My boys have spring break during that time, I took the days off, so we will head east. I am looking forward to spending time with my folks, brother, and … Continue reading

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take heart

Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord (Psalm 27:14). O Best Beloved, have you ever had prayers inside of you that were so deeply knitted to your spirit you could hardly form the words for … Continue reading

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unfilled

There is nothing missing when it comes to God. He is not absent from my life, my experiences, or my world. I may choose to not include Him, but He does not remove Himself from me. As His child, He … Continue reading

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battles

Prayer has been foremost on my mind and heart lately.  It isn’t enough for me to just read devotionals and smile at the sweet or profound words and move about my day. I don’t want to read the words, I … Continue reading

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