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To the Year that Kicked My Butt: Thank You

2017, what is there to say about you? You ran in out of nowhere, sped through the room like Usain Bolt, & mugged me on the way out the door. My “one word” theme for 2017 was “discipline” & boy have I felt the effects of it these past 12 months. Really, though, 2017 flew… Continue reading To the Year that Kicked My Butt: Thank You

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Hold Fast. Rely. Abide.

I’m going to be honest with you…I don’t really feel like writing today…but I’m writing this more because I feel like I need to than I want to. You see, I’ve had today’s topic- specifically, my testimony- planned for this date for the past few weeks, and I feel it’s kinda funny…because this past week… Continue reading Hold Fast. Rely. Abide.

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Nothing In Comparison

How incredibly beautiful this world is. Sit back & imagine it. Think of the most incredibly beautiful things you can think of. Maybe you’re contemplating the sparkly lights & glittering ornaments hanging on your tree. Maybe you’re thinking about the pleasure of the first sip of a frothy & sweet mug of hot chocolate or… Continue reading Nothing In Comparison

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Breaking a Heart Like Israel’s

There are times I read the Bible, especially the Old Testament & its histories of the Israelites, & I just get so frustrated with them. They witnessed God do miracle after miracle for their sakes & yet they continued to forget Him & turn away to other gods they had created with their own hands.… Continue reading Breaking a Heart Like Israel’s

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Thanks to George Müller

Prayer. That might be a word that gives you a sense of comfort or makes you shiver & feel uncomfortable on the inside. A couple years ago I would have told you it gave me the latter of those feelings. There were things I observed & experienced in high school that gave me that sense… Continue reading Thanks to George Müller

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Memorizing Scripture

  A few months ago I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts, Voice of the Martyrs Radio. The podcast episodes were a split interview (part 1, part 2) with Peter Jasek, a missionary that was arrested & jailed in Sudan for months. I won’t tell you the whole story because I would love… Continue reading Memorizing Scripture