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When You Don’t Like the Story God is Writing

I often think of my life like a story God is writing…and so is yours. And to be honest, some parts of the story I don’t really like. If it were up to me, I would have written some of it differently. My second child would not have died, and I would have a daughter […]

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Rest in the Here-ness and Near-ness of God

Have you ever been in a situation when you felt God calling your name to a particular task, and at the same time you felt that He had the wrong person for the job? That’ exactly how Moses felt when God called him to lead the Israelites out of Egypt and into the Promised Land. […]

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A Higher Place

911 Mom punched in the numbers and waited for the ambulance to arrive. She was having intense abdominal pains and the vomiting wouldn’t stop. I got the call, and for the next six weeks sat by her bed and watched her slip away. We talked about everything from the distribution of her material possessions to […]

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Who Do You Think You Are?

  I’m getting ready to get on a plane and head to Kentucky to speak at a women’s event. And a memory slid it’s way into my mind. Remember who you are and whose you are. You are not doing this on your own. See, it was my first large speaking engagement about eighteen years […]

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When You Have the “Why Bother” Blues

2014 A new year with new challenges…and a few old ones that slid right on over into 2014 like grease on a slick countertop. Tell me, have you ever wanted to throw up your hands because the same old struggles cling to your heart and wrap around your soul. “Why bother! I’ve prayed. I’ve tried. […]

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6 Truths of Trials to Hang Your Hat On

  Sometimes life doesn’t turn out the way we thought it would. Sometimes unexpected difficulties knock us off our feet and out of breath. Sometimes painful situations stab tender emotions already left fragile by past hurts. In my own life, I’ve pondered the broken pieces of shattered dreams, and I’ve been amazed at what God […]

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