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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They Won’t Remember Me

Large family life is in a strange transitional stage for me. We had nine children in a space of twenty years. From the moment I became aware that they were growing in my womb, I have spent their lives praying that they will grow up with a heart for God, follow Him all the days […]

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Camping on Goodness; Praising Before Breakthrough

Where has God led you this past week? He led me to sit with an old friend. Separated by different seasons of life, we hadn’t visited for too long. I stopped to say hi and thought I’d only be a minute. Instead I was at least an hour, sitting in her living room, taking time […]

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God Wastes Nothing

“You can’t lead others where you’ve never walked.” That’s the truth that God has been whispering to me, in one way and then another, for the past few months.  You can’t lead people deeper than what where you’ve gone yourself.  You can’t teach what you don’t know. Peter taught the church in 1 Peter 4:12, […]

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When God Brings You Out

I was reading over at Beauty Beyond Bones, and was touched by her very vulnerable post, sharing  how the enemy of our souls can use memories of dark times in our lives to discourage and disparage.  I’ve been going through some personal evaluation myself, and her story just struck a chord. Haven’t we all been […]

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