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“Faith sometimes means knowing God can, whether or not He does.” I have no idea which pastor or teacher said this, but I wrote it down in the side space of my Bible, right beside the story of Shadrach, … Continue reading
I used to be able to remember everyone’s name…give me a phone number or a street address? Yep, I’m your gal. I was so good at math and numbers. Memorizing facts (as long as it wasn’t about dates in history) … Continue reading
Psalm 56:8 (New Living Translation) “You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in Your bottle. You have recorded each one in Your book.” Whether you’re in the middle of a disaster, greatly distressed or … Continue reading
Early this am I had such a meaningful time in the Word & was brought low and overjoyed at the same time. Then in a New York minute, two short and ugly confrontations happened back to back that made me … Continue reading
I hope the way I love and live and lead brings others a faith-filled perspective. A perspective that knows that I’m the worst sinner of all, that the woman I’d like to wag my crooked finger at would be better served if I prayed for her, loved on her, encouraged her of all she is or could be in Christ. A perspective that knows that Jesus truly is the answer for all that’s broken and ugly in this world, in that person, in you…in me.
As Christians, so often we forget that the simplest pleas can lead to right answers and effective spiritual growth. Weary? Need strength? Frustrated? Stuck in a sin? Ticked off by a situation or a relationship? Then read on…
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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Sometimes I can get in a rut when praying for my family and friends. Beyond their specific and requested needs, it encourages me to know that the Bible gives me the best words to pray of all. Besides Jesus’ prayer … Continue reading