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Hold: Learning to Love and Enjoy God’s Waiting Room

Sitting on her pillow, holding her knees in her chest, she rocked herself back and forth as tears streamed down her face. She tried to journal, tried to pray, tried to worship, but all she could do was cry. “Why?!?” she screamed inwardly! “God, I’m trying to trust you. I want to hear you! I want to obey, but why aren’t you speaking? Why am I still waiting?”

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Empty: Supplying Everything We Need from Our Limitless God

If you constantly run, you’ll grow tired. If you’re always running out of gas, but never filling back up, you cannot go anywhere. Why choose to be empty when we can choose to overflow with the love of God? Running On Empty Lately, I’ve been living from moment to moment. What’s next? What am I… Continue reading Empty: Supplying Everything We Need from Our Limitless God

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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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Journey: Knowing God is With You Every Step of the Way

Starting a God-inspired journey can seem so daunting. It will take you out of your comfort zone, but God is with you every step of the way.  I keep hearing phrases like: get out of your comfort zone, make a change, become more involved. This can be exciting, scary, and exhausting. It can also be… Continue reading Journey: Knowing God is With You Every Step of the Way

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Resolute: Learning to be Unwavering in Our Purpose

Many times we go into the New Year with resolutions, but lack actually being resolute. How much would our lives change if we lived with purpose and acted it out in every aspect of our lives?  Year after year I have made many New Year’s Resolutions and year after year I have not succeeded in… Continue reading Resolute: Learning to be Unwavering in Our Purpose

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Mentor: Teaching Through Intentional Relationships

To mentor is to teach through relationship. It’s having someone to go to with questions, who will be honest. This is the purpose of Oh Lord Help Us.  For most of my life I have loved people, but feared their rejection. When I went into high school I was desperate to fit in. And after… Continue reading Mentor: Teaching Through Intentional Relationships

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

Agenda: Godly Responses to Being Slowed Down

We all have a plan nestled deep in within us. For me, that agenda typically serves to provide me with comfort and ease. Let’s take a look at Scripture to see how the Father’s agenda is superior to ours and how it brings glory to Him and blessing to us!  A few weeks ago, I… Continue reading Agenda: Godly Responses to Being Slowed Down

Devotional · Stay Sane

Calling: Who We’ve Been and Who We’re Becoming

The Lord knows who we’ve always been, who we are, and who we’re becoming because He created each one of us with a specific calling. This morning, I felt the Holy Spirit nudging me to go upstairs to finally open up an old box. The box has been sitting in a cabinet for nearly three… Continue reading Calling: Who We’ve Been and Who We’re Becoming

Devotional · Stay Sane

Surrender: Focusing Our Hearts and Eyes On the One Who Calls

Jesus isn’t after our successes, but our hearts of surrender. When we fix our eyes on Him, all the BIG things simply become One thing. What are we called to? As Christians, what are we really called to? I have spent a ton of time asking God for “my calling.” What is the one big… Continue reading Surrender: Focusing Our Hearts and Eyes On the One Who Calls