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Loved: Knowing God Desires Us for Who We Were Created to Be

We believe so many lies. One of the easiest to believe is that we cannot be loved. But God desires and loves us for who He created us to be! I’m a pretty good driver. The only accident I’ve ever been in was entirely not my fault. I’ve never received a ticket. Never even been… Continue reading Loved: Knowing God Desires Us for Who We Were Created to Be

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Unafraid: Trusting God to Take Control of Our Lives

Fear is crippling. We must surrender the reins of control to God. In order to live a trusting and unafraid life, we must accept His grace and mercy, daily. Trust. Five letters. One simple concept. We utilize it on a daily basis… We trust that our alarm clock will go off in the morning and… Continue reading Unafraid: Trusting God to Take Control of Our Lives

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Idols: Seating God on the Throne of our Hearts and Lives

Idols can surface in the most innocent of ways. Our lives can quickly revolve around things we love, but God must sit on the throne of our hearts and lives. All who make idols are nothing, and the things they treasure are worthless. Those who would speak up for them are blind; they are ignorant,… Continue reading Idols: Seating God on the Throne of our Hearts and Lives

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Exchange: A Wonder-Full Trade of Beauty for Ashes

God calls us amidst our sorrow, pain, and despair. He invites us to exchange this life’s suffering, with His beautiful gift of freedom. Excerpts From: Zimrah Dream Singer by Susan Valles In the spring of my fourteenth year, Master Jesse came back from a long voyage at sea. I had not seen him since the… Continue reading Exchange: A Wonder-Full Trade of Beauty for Ashes

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Noise: Allowing the Lord to Carry Us Towards Ultimate Peace

It is difficult to truly find stillness with all the noise surrounding us. In the darkest of seasons, the Lord will carry us towards His ultimate peace.  How I longed for the feeling of peace. To be able to sit in stillness and feel the Lords comforting arms wrap around me like a warm blanket.… Continue reading Noise: Allowing the Lord to Carry Us Towards Ultimate Peace

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Assurance: When Having Faith Doesn’t Change Our Circumstances

Having big faith doesn’t always mean our circumstances change. We can have assurance in the promises of the Lord, even we do not see His plans.  Just have faith… Over time the phrase almost became offensive. Like the squealing of dull brakes. You knew it was coming, but the way each word came grinding upon… Continue reading Assurance: When Having Faith Doesn’t Change Our Circumstances

Devotional · Stay Sane

Perfection: Accepting Our Limits to Pursue Holiness

Seeking perfection becomes an obsessive way of life. Striving for our own excellence robs the Lord of what is only meant for Him…true perfection.  Perfectionism. It’s a common lie indeed; one that plagues the lives of many women and has certainly not left my own life untouched. It’s a tricky little lie, often disguising itself… Continue reading Perfection: Accepting Our Limits to Pursue Holiness

Devotional · Stay Sane

Guide: Resting Our Futures in the Hands of a God Who Cares

Life can throw many hardships and heartache at us. There are times it’s hard to trust in God, but He cares immensely for us and will guide us towards a hopeful future.  It’s a Tuesday morning, and I’m at my ladies’ Bible study, sitting in a circle of wise women who are on average 30… Continue reading Guide: Resting Our Futures in the Hands of a God Who Cares

Devotional · Stay Sane

Significant: Overcoming Anxiety and Embracing Our Unique Gifts

We are all uniquely created and hold significant roles in the Kingdom of God. We often play down our gifts and feed anxiety’s lies. It’s time to overcome… The number one lie in which I have believed in my life is the same lie that millions of others have believed, maybe even you… Because I… Continue reading Significant: Overcoming Anxiety and Embracing Our Unique Gifts

Devotional · Stay Sane

Comfort: Learning Who to Trust Will Transform Our Lives

Trust can be extremely difficult. But, drawing close to God can truly bring us out of our comfort zones and into the comfort of His faithfulness.  “If you behave, you’ll get some candy.” We’ve all probably used some form of blackmail. Especially if you’re a parent. Most of the time it can be harmless, but… Continue reading Comfort: Learning Who to Trust Will Transform Our Lives