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Forbidden Fruit

I was tucking one of my daughters into bed the other night. I kissed her pretty face and told her that I loved her. It was a sweet moment until she said some all too familiar words, at least as … Continue reading

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She speaks…

I’ve found if I memorize scripture, the Lord uses it to pop up at some pretty inconvenient times. If I memorize something about patience, I get all sorts of opportunities to “practice” my new verse, usually with a toddler who … Continue reading

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Take a side.

My heart has been heavy lately. I find myself sad as I talk with friends and disappointed as I check my Face book homepage. I’m finding that as I open my Bible, the same message is being delivered to me … Continue reading

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What does God owe you?

We don’t often say these sorts of things out loud, but many of us live with a sense of entitlement. When life is hard, we feel it should be good. When finances are tight, we become shaken. When difficult things … Continue reading

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Get your praise on!

One of my favorite Bible characters is King David, who wrote the Psalms. I think I just love the simplicity of who he was and who he became, because of God’s grace. A simple shepherd boy who killed bears and … Continue reading

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Redeem the time

We each have callings on our lives. There’s the place you live. A role you fill. A position you carry. You are Mother or Father or maybe have to do both. You are a sister or a brother. A daughter … Continue reading

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