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Music Monday: In My Blood

I was a little hesitant to include this song in my Music Monday posts. My daughter recommended it excitedly, and after listening to it, I wasn’t sure what message was coming across. I like the strength in it and the … Continue reading

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Receiving the Gift

  So that we might obtain this life of happiness, he who is true life itself taught us to pray, not in many words as though speaking longer could gain us a hearing. After all, we pray to one who, … Continue reading

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United

  My third pregnancy was incredibly difficult. Morning sickness grabbed hold of me early and hard and didn’t let go until the day my daughter was born. The medication I took only got me up to the level of feeling … Continue reading

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Take a little time…

  Jesus spent forty days in the desert preparing for His ministry. Alone. No distractions, away from everything and everyone. I don’t get the impression, though, that it was a planning session. He didn’t spend the forty days creating a … Continue reading

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How should we fast?

  Fasting is a traditional practice of Lent. We fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday by abstaining from snacks, and only eating small meals. On Fridays during Lent, we abstain from meat. Some people do a true fast of … Continue reading

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Lent is Coming!

One year my daughter gave up soda for Lent. The rest of the family thought it was a way to get out of really giving anything up, since we didn’t drink soda in our house. Sure enough, though, she had … Continue reading

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Reset

Every once in a while, we just need to push the reset button. Life is busy. Kids are crazy. Emotions are rolling. Things are moving in the wrong direction. Everything is in the right direction, except it’s all just a … Continue reading

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One day is like a thousand years

With the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day. (2 Peter 3:8) I heard this and sat for a moment while it really sunk in. If one day is like a thousand … Continue reading

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Answering the Call

This weekend, we heard the story of Jonah and Ninevah. I love Jonah’s little temper tantrum response and how it doesn’t get him anywhere. God calls him to go to the people of Ninevah to convert them from their wicked … Continue reading

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Bless This Mess

I love how we don’t want to bother God with our messes. Maybe it’s just me, but I’m pretty sure it’s you, too. There’s all this mess, and we’ve got it. Or we don’t, but we sure don’t want to … Continue reading

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