Tag Archives: Christianity

The Problem With Rules

A lot of people think that religion and faith are based on rules. If you do all the right things, you are living out your faith and following your religion, right? And when you mess up, then you have somehow … Continue reading

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Going Organic

Right now you’re saying to yourself . . . what? I thought this blog was about getting closer to God and taking your faith to the next level, not about eating healthy! Before you start to worry that I’m shifting … Continue reading

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Praying Together

What a week this has been! My daughter was at drama (day) camp, which she loves, and that gave me the first good chunk of time for writing that I have had since school ended 4 weeks ago. I am … 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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Faith That Permeates

I was reflecting today on the fact that my faith, my love for God and His for me, permeates everything in my life. There’s a popular church song for kids that goes like this: “Deep and wide, deep and wide; There’s … Continue reading

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Prepared to Give an Answer

Teaching Bible to 10 and 11 year olds is at the same time scary and amazing. It is the last full week of school, and we had pretty much reached the end of our Bible curriculum (and their attention spans), … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day–The People Challenge

I want to ask you a question today. Do you have people around you who encourage you, even challenge you, to think about your faith in new ways? I think it’s very important to our relationship with God to have … 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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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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