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Be Still and Know That I Am God

I'm a To-Do List,  planner, scheduled-day kind of person. I didn't realize how much until recently. It was early in the morning, about 6:00, when I let my dog, Bella, out the back door. Sunny skies, a gentle breeze, and the sweet sound of birds singing greeted me. I sat down on my little black… Continue reading Be Still and Know That I Am God

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Lord, Help Me Forgive

Are you struggling to forgive someone? Does it seem impossible?  You can do it. But before we begin, remember this: Unforgiveness will destroy you, not them. There is only one way to forgive the unforgivable. These Scriptures will strengthen and empower you to do it, as they did for me. Ask the Holy Spirit to soften… Continue reading Lord, Help Me Forgive

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It’s Just About Time – A True Story

When my son was 6 years old, we moved from the quaint rural town of Auburn (population 1,300) to the basketball capital of the world - Lexington, Kentucky! As a young adult, I had driven in heavy traffic in St. Louis, but apparently you can get rusty and I've never had a great sense of direction anyway. … Continue reading It’s Just About Time – A True Story

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Think You Can’t Hang On?

Is your heart breaking? Are you in deep despair? Is depression crushing you? Even when you think you can't hang on, God will hang on to you. No matter what life is throwing at you, no matter how weak your faith might be right now, God will hold you fast. How do I know? I… Continue reading Think You Can’t Hang On?

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Dear Christian Writer

When I do all the talking, I can't hear God! That's right. You heard me right. Do you ever have that problem? Prayer isn't just talking. It's listening, too. Sometimes, in my eagerness to write, I rush ahead of God. When I don't wait on Him, I make mistakes - not horrible mistakes, but my… Continue reading Dear Christian Writer

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How To Have a Powerful Ministry (No Matter Where It Is)

“Trying to do the Lord’s work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.” – Corrie Ten Boom Imagine Jesus going with you out the door every morning. Wherever you're… Continue reading How To Have a Powerful Ministry (No Matter Where It Is)

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Worry Is Like a Rocking Chair

Corrie Ten Boom was a prisoner and survivor of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp. If anyone ever had a reason to worry, it was her. Because they hid Jews in their home during WWII, Corrie, her sister, and their elderly father were imprisoned in "the deepest hell that man can create". Following are some quotes on worry from… Continue reading Worry Is Like a Rocking Chair