Dangerous Territory

Imagine standing in front of a raging river, one so swollen that it has surpassed flood stage. Dangerous, powerful, roaring, unpredictable water. At first glance, it may appear too dangerous of a circumstance to step forward. When in reality it is far more dangerous to not step forward in faith. Sometimes God calls us to …

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Quick to Judge

One of my most favorite names for Jesus is Teacher. Mary and Martha often called Him Teacher as did the disciples, scribes and Pharisees. We are learning from His teachings each day, or at least we hope we are. The Teacher teaches us through trials, circumstances, relationships, through others (good, bad, indifferent), difficulties, opportunities, provision, …

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Taking the Bait

We should ALL have but ONE enemy- satan. Satan waits and watches. He is a calculated hunter whose primary purpose is to steal, kill, destroy, bait, trap and ensnare us. The bait of satan comes in many forms; the spirit of unforgiveness, bitterness, jealousy, and probably the deadliest bait of all, the spirit of offense. …

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Dignity Restored

I am a single mom to three beautiful boys. February 2015 I underwent a double mastectomy as treatment for breast cancer. Prior to surgery my surgeons, (one-General surgeon and one plastic surgeon) required I purchase a compression vest from a Durable Medical Equipment (DME) provider. Vulnerable, afraid, okay really terrified, I went to the DME …

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At His Feet

My mind is cluttered, unorganized and captivated with a lot of specific, pretty-big-to-me things. In my avoidance, and quite frankly procrastination, I neglected the very first thing I typically love to do, spending quiet time with my Savior and King. As I begin to write it is "technically" still morning, but that is beside the …

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