Category Archives: Spirit-filled living

2-0-1-7






Two weeks into a new year, and I am still struggling to say it or write it: 2017. Wowwww. I’ve had some serious life changes in the past year. TWO of our adult children have moved out of the house, … Continue reading




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Drawin’ A Blank…at the Internet Cafe






When I go before the Lord with an empty heart, He pens a personal message on it, a unique one just for me. While He is powerful and full of splendor and majesty, He is also personal. He longs to … Continue reading




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Love’s Friends






One of the things I cherish most about the Bible is how it sets itself apart from our natural view of right living, of morality and wisdom and love. Even though I know better, I still love a good Hollywood … Continue reading




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Grace Teaches…






The same amazing grace that saved us stoops down to us in the everyday, teaching us how to live as we eagerly wait for Him to appear and take us Home.




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Posted in Christian walk, confidence, encouragement, faith, faith-filled living, faithfulness of God, forgiveness, freedom, God's faithfulness, God's Word, grace, holiness, mercy, obedience, perfection, salvation, service, set apart life, Spirit-filled living, spiritual maturity, Truth, works | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Choosing Gratitude






Cannot recommend this book enough. It was my favorite read of the summer, and one of my favs of all time as far as non-fiction goes. It seems so basic a principle, “Choosing Gratitude.” Of course we know we are … Continue reading




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Unsettled, And I Can’t Keep it to Myself






I’ve been a Christ follower long enough to know that when themes based on God’s Truth echo repeatedly in my heart and mind, I need to let God use it to change me from the inside out. And I also … Continue reading




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Grin and Bear Them? Loving Difficult People






I posted this on my FB writer & speaker page, as well as my Twitter today: “Grin & bear it.” That’s the advice some give about loving the difficult people in our lives. But Biblical love is a fruit of … Continue reading




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