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Friends with God

  I am often asked about prayer and how we know that God is speaking to us. It’s always funny to me how little we trust those moments when we hear God’s voice or see a sign that He sends. … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Make You Feel My Love

Okay, one more Music Monday. I heard this one last weekend as our high schoolers sat in adoration for an hour. One hour, over one hundred teens, none of them on their phones, none of them talking, all of them … Continue reading

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Up close, and personal

I beg you, O Lord, to remove anything which separates me from you, or you from me. Remove anything that makes me unworthy of your sight, your control, your reprehension, of your speech and conversation, of your benevolence and love. … Continue reading

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The things we carry…

Have you ever been with someone who complains and refuses to acknowledge any way to change their situation? It’s so frustrating when we adamantly stay in our misery and refuse to look at anything that might get us out. I … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Oceans

Okay, I usually only do Music Mondays in the summer, but I have to add this one today. I love the faith and confidence that comes in this song. When we step out, when God calls us to something difficult, … Continue reading

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Acquire the Spirit of Peace

  It’s amazing how often my bad mood or high level of stress is exacerbated by the people around me, and especially by those in my family. If I am short with them, they are short with me and with … Continue reading

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Guidance

One of my “things” is to tell people to listen in prayer. And the question that follows most of the time is, “How?” It takes practice and it takes intention. We can invite God into a moment, but we rarely … Continue reading

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That small, quiet voice

Another of my favorite readings is the one of Elijah waiting in a cave for the Lord to pass by. He’s fleeing from a pretty bad situation, and a queen who is determined to have him killed. It has gotten … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Drops in the Ocean by Hawk Nelson

“I want you as you are, not as you ought to be.” There are days that I just don’t measure up. There are days when I lose my temper, fall into doubt and fear, lose my way, or just simply … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit

  The fruit of silence is prayer. The fruit of prayer is faith. The fruit of faith is love. The fruit of love is service. The fruit of service is peace. This philosophy was Mother Teresa’s calling card. It’s quite … Continue reading

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