Category Archives: Life

Extravagance

“Relax, cease striving and know that I am God.” I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!” Psalms 46:10 “Our Lord made the way for every Son of Man to come into communion with God. The Saints do not end in crucifixion; by the Lord‘s grace, they end in …

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“For Such A Time As This”

When I read the story of Esther, I’m always struck with one profound thought: that the Lord is always preparing us, all of our lives “for such a time as this”: That tucked in every corner of the Living Word of God, we are being taught “for such a time as this”. I know that …

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Faith Over Fear

I’ve seen the phrase Faith over Fear on social media and it’s something we should all be whispering to ourselves. This is a new set of circumstances for the communities in which we live and as a nation. No one knows for sure how or when this will ultimately unfold. But in the meantime we …

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It’s a Matter of Perspective

Do you know what is frustrating? Toilet paper not being put on the right way. And you know what is even more amazing is that there are people who aren’t aware that there is a right way to put toilet paper on the roll! How’s that for focused frustration? But this speaks to the struggle …

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Wild Imaginations

“Casting down imaginations, and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ” 2Cor: 10:5 (I memorized it in KJV in college) It’s one of my often quoted, memorized verses. Especially when struggling with fear! Sometimes when I worry my mind goes …

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Bring Honor to the Family

I was struck by that phrase in a preview of the new live-action Mulan movie that is coming out in the Spring. Children, in their culture, were taught to bring honor to their family. The phrase struck me to the heart, to the point of tears. Why? It’s New Year’s Day and of course we …

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The Deep Magic of Christmas

My daughter made a comment, during a Hallmark Christmas movie, that they seem to be more religious-inspirational this year. That struck me because I happened to be thinking about Christmas and how sad it is, for the most part, that everyone is trying to erase what the Holiday (“Holy Day”) is about. Whether you love …

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