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Meditation: Holiness

This week 1 Corinthians rocked my world! Often, we study single verses out of context, and they begin to reflect what is inside our hearts. When, we take the time to read through the whole letter, God uses his word to display himself into our hearts and supernatural healing begins. See what I did there? Reflection is  natural to humans. We were designed to … Read More Meditation: Holiness

Not Loved, Not my People

Chosen! “Not You” these two words would slash and dice my self-image over and over as a child as an adult as a wife as a mother as a friend.  Come to think about it, there isn’t a situation that I can think of that these two words weren’t said to me. Once, I was invited to a birthday party so that a girl, … Read More Not Loved, Not my People

You can’t have my sugar.

The disciples said to him, “If this is the situation between a husband and wife, it is better not to marry.” Jesus replied, “Not everyone can accept this word.” Matthew 19:10-11   Jesus set a higher standard for us than we are able to live out, and He was far more divisive than Christians want to admit sometimes. He reserved his harshest words for … Read More You can’t have my sugar.

God Loves You!

Someone needs another sneak peek at the devotional I’m writing about learning to rest, Whispers of Rest in the Storm. Day 23 Rest in the Love of Christ Romans 5:8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were sinners, Christ died for us. What beautiful words! God demonstrated His love. When my son died, I hurt so much I … Read More God Loves You!

Learning to Rest is Work.

I’m writing a devotional about learning to rest. God calls us to rest in Him, but what does that mean and how do we do it? I have learned that learning to rest in God takes work. It doesn’t happen naturally . I’m giving you a sneak peek at the devotional today. Day 1 Rest in a Prayer for Renewal Colossians 1:9-14 “We are … Read More Learning to Rest is Work.

He’s prettier than I

You are beautiful! You are. Woman is. We were designed for beauty! Although context matters, 1 Corinthians 11:7 speaks to this. Yes, this is a problematic verse, and I will dive into that a bit. Hopefully, clarifying a few things for women who need to hear of their beauty. “ A man, in fact, should not cover his head, because he is God’s image and … Read More He’s prettier than I

Sojourner Truth: If she can, I can!

Every student in America is familiar with the names of Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, John Hancock, George Washington…etc.  The Founding Fathers inspire us. Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence was ground breaking in both breadth and scope for the individual. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that … Read More Sojourner Truth: If she can, I can!

From Powerful to Powerless??!??

Power is intoxicating. Always has been. Eve wanted to be like God knowing good and evil. Taking on a role that did not belong to her, she ate the forbidden fruit to find wisdom. Isn’t that what we want? We want to be in control of our lives in every way. She wanted exactly what we want, “to be like God.” We are in … Read More From Powerful to Powerless??!??

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