My Testimony

Since I’ve been at this blogging thing for a little while now, I wanted to take a moment to re-introduce myself and share my story again.  I’ve had this on my heart to share for a couple of weeks and so I’m sharing this because I want to be radically obedient more than I want […]

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Guest Post: Jill

This week’s guest post is another one from the friend of mine that did this post and this one.  She’s back again today with another powerful word! 

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A Raw Update on What’s Been Going On

In my early teenage years, I had a personal, everyday encounter with what it meant to be a hypocrite.  Someone close to me hurt me continually, verbally and emotionally, when I was with her, but then when out with her friends would be all syrupy sweet.  It sickened me, and I resolved to be honest […]

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Growing Pains

I was talking with my best friend recently and we were discussing how there is often suffering in the midst of God’s goodness in our lives.  It made me think of when I was growing up; I got pretty tall pretty quickly, and my legs and back would just ache and ache and ache.  The […]

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Abandonment

For so long I have seen “abandonment” as something negative, something to be feared, an action that is taken because of a passivity to take the desired action.  A passivity in love, a passivity in care, a passivity in devotion.  All of these I have seen as leading causes to abandonment. Abandonment is painful, yes, […]

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A Letter to My Best Friend

I see your pain.  And I know if I, being only human, can see your pain, our God surely does too. I know you.  I know how you’ve fought before and know you’ll fight again.  I know the God we serve and know we surely will win. I’ve loved you for thirteen years (and counting), […]

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Window-Shopping Faith

Over the holidays, I was struck by the parallels of window-shopping to our spiritual lives.  Window-shopping is when we walk through all that’s available for purchase, but don’t pay the price to get it.  How often do we wish we had greater faith, saw miracles more often, or had a stronger prayer life, but don’t […]

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