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Fully Known. Wholly Loved.

  Have you ever thought to yourself, “If they knew everything about me (and I mean EVERYTHING), they wouldn’t like me so much.” So you hide your skeletons in the closet, shut and lock the door, then throw away the key. Around certain people, you

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After the Grammy Awards . . . Same Love

Did you see the Grammy awards the other night? How about the wedding ceremony conducted by Queen Latifah? Queen Latifah started with, “We’re gathered to celebrate love and harmony.” Then she led the union of 33 marriages – some heterosexual, many same-sex. Before the wedding

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Praying For A Sick Child

  Garden of Gethsamene; Jerusalem, Israel Sometimes things happen that don’t make any sense. What do you do with the pain and anxiety in your heart? How do you pray when your child is seriously ill? “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and

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Embracing God’s “Immeasurably More” in 2014

It’s a crisp new year. The days are blank and unwritten – waiting to be filled. As you move into the days of the new year, how about opening yourself to God’s “immeasurably more” and letting him write a new chapter in your life?”  Eight

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Finding Peace When Things Don’t Go Your Way

Hi friend! Do you feel like you’ve been waiting on God for far too long? Have you been questioning why he’s allowed certain things to happen? Do you ever wish he’d speed things up? Do you experience frustration when things don’t go the way you

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For Those Who Need to Know They Can

Today I’m sending some encouragement your way. Thought you might be able to use a little of that today! First – something to make you smile. Last week I drove into the school parking lot to drop my son off. We pulled up next to

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Scripture Prayers For Your Home and Family

  Whether you’re part of a blended, single-parent, foster, adoptive, or traditional two-parent family, your family is important to God. You can ask him for anything in regard to your family as long as it’s in line with his heart, his desires . . .

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Getting to Heaven

Have you ever heard the complaint circulating these days regarding the path to heaven outlined in the Bible? The complaint that there can’t be only one way because that would make God horribly insensitive and unsympathetic.  Last summer I spent an afternoon talking to a

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Wonderstruck

“Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.” Jeremiah 32:17 Lisa~  Other links you might like: The Greatness and Majesty of God by David Platt The Greatness and Closeness of God (The Gospel Coalition)

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What You Can Do in the Aftermath of the Oklahoma Tornado

I can remember a time several years ago, when I drove to the high school to pick my children up after school. As I waited in the car line, the emergency sirens went off – tornado warning. School personnel urged parents inside to take shelter.

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