Miracle in the Mundane

Every day of our lives, we choose how to use our time. Some choices are very intentional, and others are not. Some moments we feel must be significant, and others are just ordinary. We have habits and routines, and year by year, the pages of our lives turn past. At times, you may wonder if […]

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Not a Hint; Burn the Ships

At the time of the Civil War, the North had a naval ship yard in Norfolk, Virginia, which they were dedicated to protecting from the Confederate forces. In 1861, Virginia succeeded to the South, and the Federal forces began to clear their ships out of the ship yard, but they could not evacuate the retired […]

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The Other Day…

If you’ve met me, you might have noticed I’m guarded. I admit it. But underneath a few prickles, I’m a softy at heart. So when I read John 11 to my kids at the breakfast table yesterday morning, I melted into a puddle of tears. As I excused myself to grab some tea and regain […]

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How to Handle Rejection God’s Way?

Have you ever given –only to be crushed by rejection? In her book, “The Uncommon Woman”, Susie Larson wrote: “My carpet was wet with tears and I was sprawled facedown on my floor, wondering if the pain would ever go away… I used to walk through life with an underlying sense of insecurity inbedded in […]

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The Shift: Moving from Hesitant to Bold

Over the past several years, the prayer request voiced most often by the women in our church has been this: “Please pray that I will be bold.” They recognize the world’s need for Jesus, and they want to move past their fear and hesitancy to a place of willingness, wherever God places them. The second […]

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