Category: love

No more Bible studies? What about you?

It was definitely a defining moment. I counted over 52 competed Bible studies! Before you make any assumptions, please know that I’m not bragging. Becoming a Christian for me came much later in life. I was “saved” numerous times throughout my childhood. But it wasn’t until my 30’s that I got serious. All of those

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Why you can’t “make it happen…”

  I’ve seen countless people working so hard to “make things happen.” I’ve been guilty myself of getting in a hurry to spring into action with my latest crazy idea. Worthy causes, great people, even better innovative ideas. Yet until God is clearly moving in our midst,  we are best to wait. Read a great

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Dear Christian, this is NOT how to win the world…..

Few things make me angrier than when someone in the Body of Christ “falls” or sins and other Christians begin to attack. I’ve seen it numerous times but recently I could not contain my frustration. Seems someone somewhere had determined Beth Moore was no longer fit to be amongst their options for Bible study authors

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Mastering the moment in minutes…

  It only takes one. All too often, we think we have to have it all figured out. Our life planner ready, goals written in ink, with a busy calendar to match. While that can be good, we master the moments in minutes. How? By being present IN the moment. Being kind to someone. Smiling.

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Easter, altar calls, and embarrassing moments!

He is Risen! 

New life! As the country says goodbye to the cold winter months and trees that appear lifeless, behold! New life bursts forth once again. Resurrection is in the air, and Easter is our time to celebrate a risen Jesus! But Easter can last all year! When I was in my early teens

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Did your January just become mid February? Quit playing around with this stuff.

Decisions, Decisions! January is all about decisions. Goals, resolutions, and changes that bring desired results. While that is good, it can also be much like going on a diet. Without developing healthy eating habits, as a consistent way of life, weight and health management are just momentary good ideas. Such it is with goals. Most

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Authenticity…How to share your story and why it matters!

The Realty of Reality TV Recently I attended a luncheon with a few hundred business people. The main attraction of the gathering was a speaker who stood at the podium to share her life story. Without shame, she shared with transparency. She didn’t tone down her mistakes nor did she shy away from personal decisions

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If? Not if. Definitely not.

Thought for the day. What would happen if we really believed this? How would our thoughts and actions change? They would change radically!  God is for us. God is for YOU. He is in our corner….our guide, advocate, Father, and  helper. Picture Him with you. Because He is! The more you practice His presence, the more

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Cliff hangers! This is THE leap of faith. Brilliance below.

One of my favorite pastors used to say, “there is a brilliant moment in every Christian’s life where their faith intersects with God’s faithfulness.” Those are the rare but necessary cliff top moments where you step off in faith and find that He is faithful. It is when and where we have nothing to depend

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Created for Creativity. Are you?

Wow! Today I attended the second of a Beth Moore Bible study called Breath. It’s about the Holy Spirit. Today’s lesson was on creativity and it was amazing. While I can relate to Beth when it comes to country accents (and overcoming life challenges) I can do her teaching no justice. But to not share a few

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