LENT: GRATEFUL

Today, during our 40-days of Lent study, I️ am going to challenge you. What are you grateful for? Nowadays, it would be easy to sit-back, point-fingers, mumble and complain. When the going gets tough, we tend to get gripey. Our earth-bound, fleshy nature clings to the cup half-empty point of view. Expressing gratitude in Scripture…

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LENT: LIVE

I️ bought an insta-pot yesterday. It seems to be all the rage and this friend sold me on it. I️  mean, she just went on and on and on about how awesome it is. She claims to use it almost every day and it can cook anything (at least that’s what she said). She can saute, slow cook, pressure cook, and steam. I’m pretty sure after talking to her that it can also walk my dog…#readmore

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LENT: RECEIVE

There’s a lot of days where I can get stuck in my muck. I go through the motions. I get up. Make my coffee. Shuffle the kids off to school. And then, do it all over again. I live in a perpetual Groundhog’s Day. However, I am learning that God has a purpose for me…

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Advent Day 8: Beauty in the Waiting

During the hustle & bustle of Christmas, it seems counter-intuitive to think about waiting. However, life is brimmed with such moments. Imagine putting yourself in the shoes of the Israelites of old. They waited and waited and waited for the promised Messiah to arrive. And over and over and over, God promises that the day…

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Day 7 Advent: Deck the Halls with JOY

Have you lost hope because of hardship? Are your prayers less than they should be? Have you forgotten about God in this very moment, as you scurry and worry about?

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I DON’T WANT TO WAIT!

Until we recognize the blessedness of being wholly dependent on God, we won’t live with the abundance that is available to us….read more.

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