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Have you ever noticed that there will always be someone around you who is in pain?  Sometimes the pain is inflicted by words, sometimes by actions, sometimes it’s self-inflicted.  We are all living in a fallen, broken, aching world and … Continue reading

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mourning

What do you do when the plan you had is 180 degrees away from the plan God is leading you toward? Tonight I wrote to a dear, sweet friend who is struggling with the loss of some life-long dreams and is trying to … Continue reading

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consider this…

One of the craziest verses I have ever read in the Bible is James 1:2-3,  Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces … Continue reading

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In the name of self or in the name of love?

Today the United States remembers Martin Luther King, Jr. Schools are closed, so are many banks.  People post quotes from him on Facebook and many public radio stations broadcast speeches King made during the Civil Rights movement. I grew up … Continue reading

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give it anyway

I may have commented on this before, but it seems to bear repeating– in my heart at least. I am learning more and more about the way God “wired” me inside, especially since we began this crazy journey of Faith … Continue reading

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Merry Morn

I have been awake for a couple hours now and find my spirit content, which usually means I begin humming.  Today’s hymn of choice, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.” I love the verses of this hymn, the simplicity of the … Continue reading

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three words must go

Three words need to be banned from my vocabulary.  Should. Would. Could.  I am learning the simple truth that these three words are not in the Bible.  Nowhere does God say, “Well, you should have done that.  If you did … Continue reading

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the whisper and the wind

The weather is changing across the plains.  The snows are coming to the Rockies and the upper plains states into Minnesota.  Winter is really on the way. Paving the way for this great weather change is the wind.  The wind … Continue reading

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Awesome

It has been seventeen years since a ragamuffin man went about the world in bare-feet and cutoff shorts sharing his vision of who God was and could be in our lives. Acts 17:28, “For in him we live and move … Continue reading

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breathing

As I scrolled through my Facebook feed today I read post after post that mentioned being overwhelmed, having prayer concerns, needing/seeking direction or a hunger for peace in the midst of turmoil. With each post I felt my spirit grow more … Continue reading

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