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The Holy Spirit’s Role in Christian Life

Worship Sundays . . . because God is beautiful. With incomparable glory and goodness, he steals our breath and fills us with awestruck wonder. He is more than worthy of our adoration and praise.    “Now it is God who makes both us and you

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Spiritual Motherhood: A Lifelong Calling

Two of my children have flown the coop. They’re soaring now far from home. A day’s drive away, there are no quick visits for lunch, dinner, or shopping. I miss them desperately. Our youngest is just two years away from college. We’re soaking in the

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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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A Prayer When Your Child is Seriously Ill

In my last post, Praying for a Sick Child, I shared the story of my son’s heart surgery, how God answered my whole-hearted request, and graciously taught me how to pray. Our God, proving once again how real he is . . . providing glaring evidence of

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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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Jesus: Fully God/Fully Man and Why It’s Important

Hi friends! The Christmas season always leads me to ponder the entrance of our holy God into a broken world. Have you ever been curious about the fact that Jesus was a human who claimed to be God? Have you wondered how that was possible,

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Satisfaction of the Deepest Yearnings of the Heart

You, God, are my God,     earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you,     my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land     where there is no water. I have seen you in the sanctuary     and beheld your power and your glory. Because

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All-Out Faith

Welcome! In my last post I talked about our crazy flight to Italy. Today I’m sharing the flip side – the adventure of the return home.  After an unforgettable adventure throughout nine Italian cities and two towns in Switzerland, we began our westward journey home. On

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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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