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On this journey to know Christ, I am daring to hope alongside you. Remember that our hope is not in our circumstances, but in our faithful God who gives us new mercies today!

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Recent Blog Posts

Patience

For the past few years, I’ve chosen a key word to help me clarify areas of progress: I’ve chosen one word to be the focus of prayer for each of my children. One year I gave my husband a word for the year. My amazing, fun loving husband tends to say whatever he is thinking so several years ago I told him I was choosing “filter” as his word for 2017. I also choose a word regarding an area of life I’d like to work on personally. Last year I didn’t do very well with my word – “thoughtful.” I want to be the kind of person who sends heartfelt letters, …

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Soul Care

I almost missed it. It hit me while I was out on a walk enjoying the beautiful sunshine and listening to my Jesus music. If I hadn’t taken the time to engage in soul care (a new discipline for me) I might not have realized how God had answered a prayer I had been praying over the last few months. To back it up a little… I spent the last year studying the life of Elijah. In August my next women’s Bible study will come out titled Elijah: Spiritual Stamina in Every Season. Elijah was a prophet who got weary. He came to a point in life and ministry where …

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Do you need help?

Well it’s February 1st, and it’s my first blog post of the year. January was a great month of writing, kid’s activities, and getting reorganized for a new year. For me, it’s also a time to reflect on the previous year and spend time asking God what areas need work in 2018. So I set goals to start some new rhythms in my life. Some of them are little things and others will require some sacrifice and change.  My goal sheet for 2018 includes – Spend more time in focussed prayer. Scroll around on social media less. Check my email fewer times each day. Send more handwritten notes through the …

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