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Nothing to Hide

I received a letter from a friend recently. Her sad words caused me to reflect, and as I did, I remembered something I wrote a long time ago. Did a search on my computer and here it is. Always good to remember . . ....

Anxiety

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7...

Sharing In His Sufferings

The Spirit himself bears witness with our spirit that we are children of God, and if children, then heirs—heirs of God and fellow heirs with Christ, provided we suffer with him in order that we may also be glorified with him. For I consider that...

Scotlyn’s Favorite Things

Scotlyn is about to be a cousin so I wanted to put together a couple of lists of her favorite things (and mine and Erik's!) to help her auntie and uncle prepare. Thought I'd post it on my blog as an aid for any other...

My Favorite Baby Products Part Two

It's been three months since my last post . . . that's what happen when you have a 9-month old! But here is part two of My Favorite Baby Products. Aden & Anais Muslin Snap Bibs Ok, so these might just look like overpriced fancy bibs, but...

Steadfastly Pursuing Peace

"The steadfast of mind You will keep in perfect peace, Because he trusts in You." Isaiah 26:3 stead·fast: resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering Oh to have a steadfast heart . . . one that is intimately acquainted with peace. How? The passage continues: “Trust in the LORD...

When It Doesn’t All Work Out

Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life. (Proverbs 13:12 ESV) "It’ll all work out." I’ve heard this so many times over the past couple of months. But every time I hear those words I feel stung and think ....

The Heart of Worship

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Crossroads
The Day I Left The Pastor Standing In The Baptismal

The Pioneer Woman has an entire section of her website called, The Humiliation Chronicles. I have wept with laughter as I have read her shameless tales of self-deprecation. Who doesn’t love someone who can laugh at themselves? On that note… January, 11, 2015 will forever be remembered...

Psalm 126, A New Year’s Prayer

2014 was a year of great joy and also of deep loss for many. It's amazing how joy and sorrow seem to be intertwined in every season of life. Psalm 126 remind us that, no matter what our current situation may look like, God has...