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Applying The Text

Applying the Text

Yesterday in my time with God one verse captured my attention.  I mulled it over, wrote it on an index card, and even scribbled out a blog post about it.  A few hours later I found my thoughts going back to that one verse.  Later in bed I clung to it as I preached it’s…

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A Tranquil Heart

A Tranquil Heart

Some days my heart is anything but tranquil.  Most days it yearns for what it does not have. It craves the goodness I see in the lives of those around me. Not the bright green envy that is so obvious like… …wishing I had her new mini-van or…wishing I could afford the same brand of…

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Come To Me

Tired. Weary. Heavy Laden.

Some days these words do more than just describe me…they seem to be me. Yes, as I type I know they are not really me.  But there are days when my mind can’t seem to grasp that.  Days when tired…weary…heaven laden…is who I am. “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and…

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Rubber Meets The Road

Where The Rubber Meets The Road

“Okay girls…this is all good but let’s get to where the rubber meets the road…”  I declared passionately to the group of 10th through 12th grade girls sitting in front of me. “She always says that!” said one girl to another in whispered mock exasperation. I grinned, tilting my head to the side.  “Really?!” “YES!”…

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Every Day

Daily Cup Of Grace

Every day we are given is a cup of grace. Some days are tall.  Some days are grande.  Some days are venti.  And then some…well they stand out like a trenta. Today I am enjoying a cup of grace…sipping slowly…savoring each breath…as I reflect on the day twelve years ago that stands out like a…

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