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Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Calling All Angels

We are surrounded by angels. Some we can see, some we can only detect by a brush of a wing, and some come to us completely undetected. It’s hard to see them sometimes, when our world doesn’t look quite the … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

  “Jesus does not call Thomas ‘The Doubter,’ in the same way that he does not call Peter ‘The Denier,’ or Andrew ‘The Deserter.’ The devil calls us by our sin. God calls us by our name and gives us … Continue reading

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Let me do it.

I have been dealing with some health issues with my youngest child lately. I hate when my children suffer. As we work our way through doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, referrals, and tests, I have thought about why this is so … Continue reading

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Before you go…

  I have never been present at the end of adoration on Holy Thursday night before tonight. I’ve always gone at the beginning, as Jesus enters the garden with the apostles after the Last Supper. I’ve always been there in … Continue reading

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Believe in Yourself

“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.” St. Augustine As a music therapist, I know that we put ourselves into the music we hear, the art … Continue reading

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Let me Love you

It’s funny how such a small change can make such a big difference. Move a plant over three feet, from the shade to the sun, and it can make a difference whether it lives or dies, especially here in Texas. On … Continue reading

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Paralysis

A paralyzed man is brought to Jesus by his friends, and Jesus tells him, “Your sins are forgiven.” (Matthew 9:2) Has that ever bothered you? The Bible doesn’t give the man’s response, but it does mention that the scribes were … Continue reading

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More

A friend of mine is on this incredible journey. Diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, the entire process has been one of watching God work, which is really not what you would expect at all. Her latest God moment is an … Continue reading

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Believe it or not

  My husband was an atheist when I married him, and one of the things that bothered him was that you had to believe in Jesus in order to be “saved.” To him, it was a complete power trip and … Continue reading

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