When Life Hurts and the enemy is Bearing Down

When Life Hurts and the enemy is Bearing Down

It had been a long night that had accompanied an even longer day.  Sleep was evading me and I quietly slipped out of bed, found my favorite cozy pair of slippers, and silently tip-toed my way into our living room. Curling up in my familiar spot on our brown micro-suede couch I reached for my Bible. With puffy eyes I cracked open God’s Word, not really knowing even where to begin reading.  My heart was so broken.  I had a…

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Books On My Nightstand

Books On My Nightstand

As a younger ministry wife and mom I didn’t really seem to have time to read!  I had the desire, but the time seemed to slip away each day and I would fall into bed exhausted!  Anytime I picked up a book to read I would fall asleep!  I know many of you all can relate!  I was good to squeeze in my Bible reading for the day, know what I mean? However, two years ago I felt the urge…

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Failure or of Great Value?

Failure or of Great Value?

There I was, pushing my shopping cart and trying to hold it together.  My toddler was not interested in sitting in the cart, holding onto the cart, or even acting as if I was their mother!  Their desire to run around the store was overwhelming their very being and if I could just get the cart out of the way and get this toddler to the car life would be so much better. I could feel the stares as my toddler…

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Hello stranger!

Hello stranger!

Well goodness, it sure has been awhile hasn’t it? With the beginning of a new year I found myself having to step away from my writing ventures for awhile.  I am hoping to be back in full swing soon though! God is doing some great things and teaching me so much and I can’t wait to share some of it with you! See you soon!   Wendy

Chasing After God

Chasing After God

For 6 years now we have had Lucy, our cocker spaniel.  She was the cutest little thing as a puppy and had so much energy!  As a 6 year old dog now, her energy level is about the same as it was when she was tiny!  She has made us chuckle on many occasions especially when she chases her (rather non-existent) tail.  Around and around she goes trying to grasp at something that isn’t even there.  She doesn’t realize how…

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Three tips on Being Still

Three tips on Being Still

In the chaos of life always on the go, how can we be still?  We have learned that life is just busy, but have we been taught how to actually be still and rest? Let’s take a deeper look together today! First, being still requires getting alone with God daily.  This seems like a no-brainer right?  Yet, how many of us with great intentions of having faithful devotions with God have found ourselves allowing time to slip by without spending…

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Learning To Be Still

Learning To Be Still

Each year for the past several years now I have had a word, or a phrase that I try to either learn more about or set a goal to be like.  This past year my goal for the year was choosing joy.  Now, even though that was my goal, I did not always choose joy throughout the year.  However God taught me a lot about this tiny little word and how it impacts our lives in such a big way!…

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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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