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Anger: Slowing Anger to Help Us Conform to God’s Image

The anger is rarely righteous and does not help us reflect the image of God. We must look inward and to His Word to inform how we act upon our emotion. As a child, I boiled over with outrage on a regular basis. I felt the anger so viscerally, I thought it was important to… Continue reading Anger: Slowing Anger to Help Us Conform to God’s Image

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Remembrance: Erecting Memorials in Our Hearts to God

Jacob and Joshua erected stone memorials for remembrance of the Lord’s work. Do we actively create memorials in our hearts for Him? My father passed away in November. It seems surreal to think that I am living a part of my life without him in my background. In a quiet moment, I might remember that… Continue reading Remembrance: Erecting Memorials in Our Hearts to God

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Steward: Finding Joy when Blessings Seem Like Burdens

God gives us many blessings. Once we move past our initial thankfulness, the weight of what we must steward can distract us from the source of our joy. Perception For a month or more, the Lord has been confronting me… I hear messages about my perception of His blessings. Most of the time, He returns… Continue reading Steward: Finding Joy when Blessings Seem Like Burdens

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Sufficiency: Finding Comfort in the Promises of God

The messages of the world can leave us feeling empty. We must seek our comfort in the promises of God and trust in His sufficiency.  If you subscribe to the concept of love languages, it would take you five minutes with my son to recognize that his love language is clearly physical touch. In a… Continue reading Sufficiency: Finding Comfort in the Promises of God

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Replenish: Accepting God’s Provision in the Depths of Depression

Seeking God while battling depression seems impossible, but God guides us to take strides to care for ourselves so that we will hear Him clearly. So He can replenish our souls.  Like many women, I have spent a good deal of my life living with depression. I liken it to parenting a toddler who you… Continue reading Replenish: Accepting God’s Provision in the Depths of Depression