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Learning to Forgive Like Christ (PS- It’s Harder Than I Thought)

Forgiveness. A concept that I have always struggled with. A practice that, as of recently, I thought I had pretty much down-pat. I was wrong. I recently had to grapple with my understanding & practice of forgiveness. Someone close to me hurt me severely…& when I hurt, I hurt deep & long. I told myself… Continue reading Learning to Forgive Like Christ (PS- It’s Harder Than I Thought)

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Recent Reads from September 2017

So recently I have cut out almost 100% of the TV I used to watch. I have given myself a “TV allowance” of no more than 2 hours per week (with NO rollover minutes!!). I’ve done this because I have found that the more TV I watch, the more I want to watch & the… Continue reading Recent Reads from September 2017

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My Own “Land for Which I Did Not Labor”

“I have given you a land for which you did not labor, & cities which you did not build, & you dwell in them; you eat of the vineyards & olive groves which you did not plant. Now, therefore, fear the Lord, serve Him in serenity & in truth, & put away the gods which… Continue reading My Own “Land for Which I Did Not Labor”

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The Best Kind of Make-up…

I am a people-watcher… No…I’m not the creepy person standing at your window or invading your bubble…I just enjoy humanity. I enjoy candid humanity- watching people’s reactions, expressions, how they live in the moment when they’re not worried about anyone around them…not because they generally don’t care, but more because they’re unaware. There’s just something… Continue reading The Best Kind of Make-up…

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Where I’ve Been in 2017

If you haven’t noticed…I’ve been somewhat absent in my writing through 2017. Honestly…with my full-time 4-day-on/4-day-off schedule this year has been a little journey for me…I have been finding it difficult to figure out a routine for myself. My days on & off shift by a day every week so it can sometimes be difficult to… Continue reading Where I’ve Been in 2017

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Come & See Pt.2: The Danger of Choosing the Fig Tree Over the Call

On Friday I talked about an encounter between 2 of Jesus’ disciples, Philip & Nathanael, & the importance of sharing the Gospel with the people we encounter regularly. The encounter, in John 1:43-46 didn’t end there. It proceeds with Nathanael going with Philip to┬ámeet Jesus…& we’ll pick up the story there… “Nathanael said to Him,… Continue reading Come & See Pt.2: The Danger of Choosing the Fig Tree Over the Call

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Come & See Pt. 1: The Importance of Sharing

“The following day Jesus wanted to go to Galilee, and He found Philip & said to him, ‘Follow Me.’ Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew & Peter. Philip found Nathanael & said to him, ‘We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote- Jesus of Nazareth,… Continue reading Come & See Pt. 1: The Importance of Sharing