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The More You are Given

The more you are given, the more you expect. The more you make, the more you spend. The more power you have, the more power you want. The more control you think you have, the more obsessive you become. The … Continue reading

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What a Mess

It is so hard to trust.  It is so hard to just let things go. Recently, I have been challenged by God to let Him take the lead.  It has been so hard.  It involves waiting, listening and holding my … Continue reading

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Parenting Teenagers: Focus on the Outcome

I am so tired. When I say tired, it is not the tiredness that comes from no sleep due to an infant or sick child in my home. No, this tired comes from mental exhaustion of raising kids – especially … Continue reading

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Are You Dancing the Dance?

Matthew 11:16-19 Jesus said to the crowds: “To what shall I compare this generation? It is like children who sit in marketplaces and call to one another, ‘We played the flute for you, but you did not dance, we sang … Continue reading

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More Than Our Own Little World

So as I was faced with defeat yesterday, I turned to the newspaper for some inspiration. Why? Not sure, but what my eyes fell to was an article on a new bicycle law that was being passed in a nearby … Continue reading

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What Do You Mean I Have to Relinquish Control to Idiots?

Okay so I have recently been pondering over my control issues. I do a pretty good job giving over control to God. Alright, so there are a few instances that I find hard to relinquish control, but for the most … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection Day 17

Fortunately, for me, God is always placing friends into my life to give me a clear message (and to keep my humility in check). The other day, I was talking to a friend of mine and she reminded me of … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection Day 8

Just what exactly is “free will?” According to Webster’s Dictionary, free will is the freedom of humans to make choices that are not determined by prior causes or by divine intervention. God gave us free will to enrich our faith. … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection Day 4

Psalm 52:7 “Behold, the man who would not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of his riches and was strong in his evil desire.” Luke 16:13 No servant can serve two masters; for either he will hate … Continue reading

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Wives Submit Yourself to Your Husbands, REALLY???

When Pete and I met with the minister of my church for our wedding preparations, we chose scriptures for our ceremony. I can remember specifically choosing Colossians 3:12-17, but asked the minister to stop before verse 18. I didn’t like … Continue reading

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