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In keeping with my personal tradition to choose a passage of Scripture each year instead of making a resolution, I’m thankful the Lord finally landed me on one. I don’t completely understand why I get stuck in spiritually dry desert … Continue reading




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A Fresh Pair of Eyes, Please






Psalm 27:7-8 “Hear, O LORD, when I cry aloud; be gracious to me and answer me! You have said, ‘Seek My face.’ My heart says to You, ‘Your face, LORD, do I seek.’“ I greatly long to have a heart that … Continue reading




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Thorn in my Flesh






To keep me from becoming conceited because of these surpassingly great revelations, there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from … Continue reading




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Just My Size






As I went to tuck in my girls at bedtime one evening when they were younger, I found two pairs of my clothes on the floor–clothes that they had sorted through and put on after having promised to return them … Continue reading




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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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Grow.






I was humbled and ministered to by Spurgeon this morning from his Strengthen My Spirit devotional. Had to share and ask you to walk alongside me in this: “Grow in grace, & in the knowledge of our Lord & Saviour … Continue reading




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Back to School “New”s






As a young girl, I remember being so excited at the start of a new school year. The first day of school for me was as New Years was to the grownups I knew. It was a time for vows … Continue reading




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Friday’s Faith-Filled Friend/Adele O’Reilly






I asked my dear old friend, Adele O’Reilly (she’s not old, we’re old friends) to guest post for this Friday’s Faith-Filled friend. She is one who lives by faith, and I learn from her in each and every conversation. She … Continue reading




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A Patch From My Past/my faith-colored glasses testimony






When I was a kid, I had horrible eyesight. One eye was lazy, my right eye, so I had to wear a patch over my left eye for most of my first grade year. It was black like a pirate … Continue reading




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Friday’s Faith-Filled Friend/Marita Thelander






I’m BUSTING at the seams to introduce you to my very 1st guest post on FaithColoredGlasses.com. She’s Friday’s Faith-Filled Friend, my dear friend, Mari Thelander, aka Mari LaVell. I’ll say no more, except Mari is one viewing life’s circumstances by … Continue reading




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