Embracing It All 

Instead of running like hell from or flat-out denying our difficulties - let's try embracing them, prickly & painful as they may be.  It's an awkward dance at best & not an easy one. But there is a pearl of great price in there somewhere.  In due season good will come from our trials. Beauty …

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Worry 

Worry is a control issue.Worry is wasted energy. Worry is consuming & unhealthy. Worry is a joy thief.  Worry is the interest that we pay today on tomorrow’s problems. Worry makes everything seem bigger than it really is. Isaiah 26:3 ~ “You, Lord, give true peace. You give peace to those who depend on you. …

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Misfits, Invisibles & The God Who Sees Us All

I have always been drawn to the the ones who aren't popular. Or who shrink back from the spotlight. The broken ones, the ones others laugh at. Gossip about. Tear apart with their words. It makes me want to show them they are loved all-the-more, that they have value & worth beyond any price, that …

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Getting Free From The Grip Of Grief

"For those of you have been debilitated by emotional trauma, I will give you the strength and ability to move into a place of recall without pain. It is time for you to be free to progress without being bound by grief. You need to give yourself permission to leave distressing events behind knowing that …

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