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Pray Without Ceasing

In 1 Thessalonians 5:17, Paul says we should “pray without ceasing.” Or in some versions of the Bible, “Pray continually.” In other words, all the time. Don’t stop. Ever. Does this seem impossible to you? It used to seem impossible … Continue reading

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Decluttering

I’m not sure blogging on 4 hours sleep is wise, but I am awake at 5:30 am and have time on my hands, so here goes. My husband and I are going through the process of decluttering the house. I … 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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Keep This In Mind

A couple of weeks ago I posted that I had had a breakthrough. Oh how I wish the joy and fullness of those peak faith experiences could last on and on! But eventually, the euphoria fades and real life settles … 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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Breaking the Holding Pattern

It’s been over 2 months since I posted on this blog. Life changes happen whether we want them to or not. I have had lots more driving back and forth across town since my son has started playing football again, … Continue reading

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Honor

When is the last time you thought about the concept of honor? Yesterday was Memorial Day, a time when many people do nothing more than have a picnic and maybe fly the flag, but the holiday was intended as an … Continue reading

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A Mom’s Faith

My church emphasizes the importance of sharing your faith, and my congregation contains many people who are comfortable talking to others about God and salvation. It’s kind of intimidating. I’m a writer, but not really the best speaker or one-on-one … Continue reading

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Are Christians Public Enemy #1?

I am usually the first one to point out the increasing hostility of society toward Christians and to lament it with great anxiety about what the future might bring for those following Christ. However, an experience I had yesterday gave … Continue reading

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