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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

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Your Life Should Shine Like the Power of the Sun

“So may all your enemies perish, Lord! But may all who love you be like the sun when it rises in its strength.” – Judges 5:31a About a month or so ago I was reading through the book of Judges & I stumbled over this little verse & it stopped me in my tracks. Many of you know… Continue reading Your Life Should Shine Like the Power of the Sun

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For the Days You Feel Lost & Overwhelmed…

I don’t know about you but the past 2 months have been non-stop. Recently I’ve begun to feel very overwhelmed, & today was even more of a doozy than any of the previous days. I’ll be honest with you…with the sense of being overwhelmed that I’ve had & that I know is coming, I can… Continue reading For the Days You Feel Lost & Overwhelmed…

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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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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…