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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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Distracted: Changing the Soil in Our Hearts to Allow God’s Good Work

The Parable of the Sower is still very applicable today. Our hearts can become distracted, blocking the good work God is trying to do in us. We must work to make Him first in our lives!  Listen! A farmer went out to plant some seed. As he scattered it across his field, some of the… Continue reading Distracted: Changing the Soil in Our Hearts to Allow God’s Good Work

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Sisters: Learning Priorities and Redemption through Mary and Martha

We can often become defensive when others point out our shortcomings. Jesus used both Mary and Martha to teach a powerful lesson. Our walk with God strengthens through the encouragement and example of our fellow sisters!  And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But… Continue reading Sisters: Learning Priorities and Redemption through Mary and Martha

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Call: Hearing, Obeying, and Following God’s Calling

We all have a calling from God. Your call may change, or it may remain constant. You may hear it when you are seven years old or when you are forty-three, but trust me God has a mission for your life. Phillip is back from Africa! I was so excited and relieved to have him… Continue reading Call: Hearing, Obeying, and Following God’s Calling

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Feed: Nourishing Our Spirit with The Daily Bread of The Word

Just as we need to feed our natural bodies with wholesome food, we must nourish our spirit with the daily bread of The Word of God.  O taste and see that the LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. Psalm 34:8 Folks, I’m sorry to announce this, but I’ve become one… Continue reading Feed: Nourishing Our Spirit with The Daily Bread of The Word

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Renewing: Training Our Minds to Seek the Will of God

We strive toward our own plans but we must allow God’s word and voice to direct us, daily. This provides a supernatural renewing and calm to our minds. Therefore, brothers and sisters, in view of the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God;… Continue reading Renewing: Training Our Minds to Seek the Will of God

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Prayer: Avoid Living Recklessly by Inviting the Lord’s Daily Leading

When prayer isn’t a daily part of our lives, it causes us to live recklessly. Lacking prayer causes us to fall asleep to the Lord’s leading.  I was standing in Home Depot with my husband when I received a text from our daughter. She relayed a glorious, long-awaited answer to prayer for a beloved friend.… Continue reading Prayer: Avoid Living Recklessly by Inviting the Lord’s Daily Leading

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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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Run: Fleeing from Anything that Stimulates Youthful Lusts

Sin can be sneaky. Especially in our minds. We must run, flee from anything that tempts us into allowing sexual sin power.  As women, we have been really sneaky about making men feel alone in their struggle against sexual sin. I don’t know how it happened, but it seems that men are just assumed to… Continue reading Run: Fleeing from Anything that Stimulates Youthful Lusts

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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