Tag Archives: God’s faithfulness

Why Being Real Is So Stinkin’ Hard…






Authenticity is not a new word, it’s been buzzing around in Christian circles for some time. We’ve been told to be authentic. Be the real deal. The Bible makes it clear that our love for God and others should be … Continue reading




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But It’s Broken…






Some of the most heart-wrenching tears of my children were cried in their toddler years after a toy would break. One was dropped accidentally, another cracked unexpectedly. Sometimes one was thrown in anger, only to shatter after hitting the floor … Continue reading




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A Letter to My Always Father






Dear Heavenly Father, my Papa, Happy Father’s Day to You–my always Father! You have always been so faithful to me. You have always loved me with an everlasting love. You’ve never harmed me. You’ve always kept me safe. You’ve never … Continue reading




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Post-Surgical, Patient, Praising & Prayerful…






John Piper once wrote, “We do not choose suffering simply because we are told to, but because the One who tells us to describes it as the path to everlasting joy.” And I’ve been walking that path. As Christians, we all are in one way or another…but our suffering is not meant to be wasted. It has purpose, as it leads us closer to Christ.




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A Piece of Spine With Peace of Mind//My Health Update






If the saying is true that “You are what you eat,” then I most definitely ate a cactus last summer. That explains everything. Who needs a doctor anyway? Unfortunately, I did not eat a cactus. But praise the Lord, He … 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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Bullseye…Straight to the heart






I never want to fall into a trap of winking and grinning at sin just because I know God’s grace is available. But the Truth is that when my regret leads to repentance, God is glorified, and I’m good to grow on, depending on the Holy Spirit to guide me in the right direction.




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In Hiding?






Why is it I want to hide when I get to the end of myself? And I get there often. It’s big things, small things, anywhere in-between things. But I think getting to the end of myself is exactly where … Continue reading




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The Young & Restless Days of My Life






When my oldest child was an infant (over 15 years ago), I had a deep, dark secret: I watched a couple of soap operas religiously. Now there’s an oxymoron for ya. It was strange. All it took was turning on … Continue reading




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Puzzled?






This I know, dear Father: That problem or PREOCCUPATION. That predicament. That stronghold or SIN. That struggle. That attitude or ANGST. That aggravation. That confusion or CONFLICT. That commitment. Ah, Sovereign LORD, You have made the heavens and the earth … Continue reading




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