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Month: December 2015

Three Truths for the Hurting Heart

Three Truths for the Hurting Heart

I dropped in the overstuffed chair in our living room of the home we were renting and with a heavy heart prayed, “Lord, teach me to glorify and praise you, even when it is difficult, help me to keep praising you.” Giving praise to God, the One who allows trials to take place in our lives, seems like it would go against our very being, doesn’t it?  I mean, God, the One who could change the situation we are in,…

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When our Hearts Hurt

When our Hearts Hurt

This past week I found myself briefly scrolling through social media and it seemed there was one glaring truth staring back at me from the glow of my screen. There are so many hurting people right now.  So many heavy burdens, life and death burdens, people are carrying with them each and every day. Mama’s weeping for the loss of their unborn babies, parents begging God to heal their gravely ill little ones, missionaries searching for answers to health problems…

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Guest Posting Today….

Guest Posting Today….

Today I am making a guest appearance over at my friend Hannah’s blog!  I look forward to seeing you there! Special Guest: Wendy Carr Something I’d like to do periodically on this blog is share posts featuring some of my writing friends. Today, I’d like to introduce you to Wendy Carr. 🙂 Wendy and I went to high school together, and I had the privilege of connecting with her again on Facebook a year or so ago. Wendy has just published…

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Two Calming Truths in the Chaos of Christmas

Two Calming Truths in the Chaos of Christmas

As we looked over our calendar for the month of December I was ready to crawl under the covers and hide.  Our to do list was a mile long and various events were scribbled across most of the days on our calendar, leading up to our favorite holiday, Christmas! It is such a magical time of year, isn’t it? The dazzling Christmas tree and twinkling lights that draw us in and beckon us to come and rest for awhile.  Yet,…

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