2019 Blogs

When you step out in faith, it pleases God and develops you.

One of the most difficult things for a Christ Follower to do is to step out into the unknown when you are unsure what the outcome will be. I remember hearing God clearly in March, 2002, when He led me to stay in my devastated marriage. I could not trust my husband, Chris, farther than I could throw him yet God, in His mysterious way, assured me that He had a plan and that it…

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2019 Blogs

When you mess up on your goals, simply begin again.

*Most of the content from this is from a post I recently wrote for Life.Church.We all have habits. Some propel us toward positive outcomes, and others do the exact opposite. The bad habits get our focus because, well, they’re bad habits and we need to eradicate them from our lives. So, we make the effort to not only stop the bad habit but also to construct a new habit simultaneously. Yet when we mess up…

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2019 Blogs

To trust God with my present, I will remember His faithfulness in my past.

I desperately want to rely on God and His faithfulness. When my life is not going according to some ideal I have constructed in my mind, sometimes I wonder what God is up to. And then I get frustrated with myself for not trusting Him in a certain situation when I’ve trusted Him and seen Him come through before.To trust God with my present, I will remember His faithfulness in my past.As I was processing…

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2019 Blogs

We must do our part & let God do His.

I have an immune system like a fortress, which means I rarely get sick. When a stomach bug or virus tends to land on those around me, I don’t usually fall prey to it. Except a cold. I usually catch one cold each winter season. Oftentimes this turns into a sinus infection and even bronchitis. And I throw a fit about it. Sometimes I even pout.Because I want God to just take it away. To…

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2019 Blogs

Consider Jesus, and you won’t lose heart.

Growing weary. Losing heart. Giving up.Seems to be something that a majority of the world will do at some point in their lives, doesn’t it? It could be something small like ditching a new diet plan on the second day or something not so small like choosing to walk away from a marriage. Big or small, we give up on things more often and way too quickly than we should.So, how do we stop giving…

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