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Love: Living Out The Ten Commandments the Way God Designed

We all know about the Ten Commandments. We grew up learning about and knowing they are important. I honestly never gave them much thought growing up. Yeah, don’t murder, don’t lie, only have one God. It all made sense but I never truly thought about them in light of the New Testament and the fulfillment of the Law.

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Even If: Remembering that God is Always Faithful, Able, and Mighty

Sometimes it seems that the answer to our long awaited prayer is no. It is important to remember in these times that even if it is no, God is still good. Last night I was driving home from one of many meetings of the day. As I was driving I was listening to a local… Continue reading Even If: Remembering that God is Always Faithful, Able, and Mighty

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Alone: Learning How to Combat Loneliness in a Godly Way

We can go through seasons of loneliness. It is important to surround ourselves with trusted people when we feel alone and remember God is always with us. Loneliness is something that many of us deal with at one point or another. I know I have. Being single often leaves me feeling alone. While others my… Continue reading Alone: Learning How to Combat Loneliness in a Godly Way

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Religion: Distinguishing between Obligation and Relationship

There are times we question our salvation. In those moments we must rely on the Bible to distinguish between religion and relationship. I have been a Christian for much of my life and like many Christians have doubted my religion and even my faith. “Is this real?” “Am I actually connected to God?” Those are… Continue reading Religion: Distinguishing between Obligation and Relationship

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Empowered: Modeling Jesus’ Example to Strengthen Others

Jesus not only empowered His disciples but He empowers us! He is who we are to model when it comes to strengthening one another. Jesus’ ministry was to empower others. He empowered His disciples, was empowered by God, and finally, He empowers us. Jesus’ example of empowerment is one to live by and never be… Continue reading Empowered: Modeling Jesus’ Example to Strengthen Others

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Care: Caring for Our Whole Selves in a Godly Way

Self-care is a hot topic these days. It is difficult to assess what it looks like to take care of ourselves in a Godly way, but when we practice self-care we honor God and His incredible blessings.  There are days when I do not feel like taking care of myself. Taking a shower doesn’t seem… Continue reading Care: Caring for Our Whole Selves in a Godly Way

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Anxious: Casting Our Worries on God to Allow His Kind Consolation

Anxiety is something many people deal with. When we are anxious it is important to bring it to God, and when those around us are struggling we need to come alongside them with kindness.  I have dealt with anxiety for much of my life. It has been one of those issues that seems to ebb… Continue reading Anxious: Casting Our Worries on God to Allow His Kind Consolation

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Dirty: Bringing the Darkness of Trauma into the Light of Hope

The feeling of being dirty can cause us to feel like we are in a sea of darkness. When we are in these times it is important to remember that light is never gone and hope can always be found. We must stand with women who have been through trauma and we must speak out… Continue reading Dirty: Bringing the Darkness of Trauma into the Light of Hope

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Comparison: Finding Validation in Christ and Not Others

Comparison is something that we all battle. It is crucial that we focus on what God has given us so we can break loose from the bondage comparison brings. “Why did they get that and I didn’t?” “What do they have what I don’t?” “Must be nice.” “I wish I looked like that.” How many… Continue reading Comparison: Finding Validation in Christ and Not Others

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Helping: Sharing God’s Love Through Actions and Generosity

God calls all of us to provide helping hands whether it be in our schools, churches, or neighborhoods. We must all take part in providing for the needs of those around us. A couple of weeks ago, two members of my church family, my community, helped me in a time of need. I previously wrote… Continue reading Helping: Sharing God’s Love Through Actions and Generosity