Tag Archives: trust

covered

For as far back as I can recall, my family has made nature a thing to study. My brother and I learned to watch clouds form, appreciate the changing of seasons, and find the wonder in how things are created. … Continue reading

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transcending

It has been an evolution for me as I have faced the unknown. As I have shared, anxiety had a stronghold on my life for over thirty years and nearly broke me. Thankfully, my husband reminded me that I was … Continue reading

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mercy first

I spoke with a woman recently, who was angry and frustrated about her situation. At first, I laid out the boundaries of what could and could not be done to assist her. She shot down every option I offered and … Continue reading

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hope-filled

Throughout today I have been reminded of the hope we have in Christ. It’s not a hope like wishful thinking, but a deeply rooted, sound and sturdy kind of hope, something we can stake our faith and trust in daily. … Continue reading

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who are you?

Not too long ago, I was living with debilitating anxiety. The smallest things made my spirit cower inside; afraid to act, afraid not to act, not knowing how to act. I would become paralyzed by the very idea of making … Continue reading

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brave

The media would have us believe people are brave because they did something that looks more like a gimmick to attract attention than to take a stand for something or someone. Bravery, by definition, is courageous behavior or valor. To … 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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foundations

I once heard that the number of levels/floors someone has in a building will determine the depth of the foundation. When I see a building going up I look to see how high the company wants to build based on … Continue reading

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It’s Time

My husband just got a new position at work. It means new responsibilities and new opportunities. It also means a different shift than the one he has been working for the past year. For these past months we have driven … Continue reading

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willing to love

The Bible teaches that all commitment is based on a loving relationship. Being loved leads to commitment and willful decision-making, not the reverse. (Cloud and Townsend, Boundaries, (c) 1992. bold mine). While in college I had a huge crush on a friend. … Continue reading

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