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Advent Day 19: When You Feel Insignificant

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Spending time with God is worth our time. Many days are full of hustle and bustle…and I want you to know that is okay. God knows your heart and your desire to be close to Him. And on those days you are struggling to…

Advent Day 9: The Ultimate Test

The older I become, the more I realize that my story is less about me and more about God. He is writing my narrative. And if I lean into the voice of the Holy Spirit, I can see the story of redemption being penned. My prayer is that you see God working in your life today too.

Advent Day 6: The Pursuit of You

We are seeing God calling us into a personal relationship. Not because of anything we have done or ever could do. Simply because He wants to.

Be Present

I wonder what would happen if we put our phones away. Stop obsessing with who’s who and Hollywood. Put aside politics and the daily news. And rather…start looking across the table. Listening to what is being said.

Day 35 – The Graduation Speech

Today we read Paul’s final benediction to the somewhat unpredictable Corinthian church. His closing remarks in 2 Cor. 13:11-14 remind me of ones you might hear at a graduation ceremony. Poignant. Succinct. Meaningful. If you recall over the past few chapters, Paul has addressed…

Day 11 – Waiting to go Home

Many of us feel at odds when we consider “What will happen when I die?” We don’t think longingly about heaven because we’re not intimate with Jesus right now. Instead of our future home bringing us comfort, it seems like a far-off land. 

Day 4 – Build a Firm Foundation

It’s easy to lose our bearings and start clinging to the things of this world. Things we can touch with our hands and see with our eyes. Today we see Paul urging the Corinthians to stand firm. Let’s join him for the ride…

What can you learn from a puppy and a toddler?

We got a puppy for Christmas…thinking it would be a good idea. I think the jury is still out. Especially since I am the one who wakes up to take her outside when the whimpering becomes overwhelming. Plus, there are these sharp spikes protruding…

A Prayer for 2016

May we not forget that the celebration of Jesus is not something we should do only one day a year. We can live each and every day with thanksgiving.

The Best Way to Live a Life that Matters

Simplifying life doesn’t have to be complicated. It simply means living a more-balanced life…

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