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Where Have I Been?

Do you get curious about bloggers you read? What their “real lives” are like? Why they haven’t posted anything for 27 days? Maybe you don’t. Maybe you just want to read the content and don’t care about the bloggers’ personal … 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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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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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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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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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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The Simplicity of Salvation

Isn’t it a great blessing that God made salvation so simple? I don’t know any other religion that offers the saving grace that Christianity does. Other religions are full of requirements to fulfill. Mostly, you have to be good, be … Continue reading

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Truth and Consequences

We don’t often think about our lives introspectively. Everything we do is a choice, motivated by desire, or fear, or need. Do we ever think about which of our choices bring us closer to God? Or which ones interrupt that … Continue reading

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Confession: Good For the Soul?

My daughter Kathryn (5) took her Bible in the car to church on Sunday, and she wanted my husband to read her the story about the Ten Commandments in Exodus. As I was driving, he agreed to read it to … Continue reading

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