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Are You on a Mission?

I was listening to a song on Sunday morning before church, and it somehow (I’m still not quite sure how) impressed upon me something that had been escaping me for a while now. You can listen to the song below, … Continue reading

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Are We a Christian Nation?

President’s day is being celebrated today. I know some of my Christian friends like to say that we are not a Christian nation, while others claim that our country was founded on Christianity. I think that both of these viewpoints … Continue reading

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Smile, God Loves You

The adult women’s Sunday School class I teach is doing a session on prayer. And I tell you that it is a session on prayer rather than a study on prayer because we decided to just do a short devotion … Continue reading

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The Soul of Music

Music has touched the souls of its listeners for as far back as anyone has been able to determine. It is at the center of so much that is meaningful and important to our lives. We choose songs carefully for … Continue reading

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In the Weeds

When my son was small, I worked part time as a waitress. I had a teaching degree at the time, but I didn’t want to work full time, and the family needed some extra income to make ends meet. It … Continue reading

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Can We Avoid God?

Currently, I am participating in Jon Acuff’s 30 Days of Hustle campaign. I can’t even give you a link because he posts on his blog giving people 48 hours to sign on to the “adventure” and then deletes the post. … Continue reading

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Never Hopeless

Lately, it seems like my life is one problem after another. In the past year we’ve dealt with extremely tight finances, problems with health insurance, a car accident that totaled one of our cars, and now most recently, an electric … Continue reading

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When Procrastination Isn’t

The theme of my week has been procrastination. It’s a problem I’ve had ever since I can remember. Usually, I procrastinate to avoid doing things I find unpleasant (like paying bills), boring (like cleaning) or overwhelming (like learning WordPress so … Continue reading

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Taken to Task

In general, our society is very task-oriented. Most of us have to-do lists, honey-do lists, and calendars telling us what we should be doing at any given moment (and we never get everything done, but that’s another post for another … Continue reading

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A Breakthrough

I posted on Facebook that today it feels like a switch has been flipped in my soul. As my last post showed, I have been struggling with ongoing discontent and worry in my life for a long time now. I … Continue reading

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