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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For You, Women: A Call to Action

It has been on my heart for some time to unpack a little verse in Titus concerning the role of women in the church. It is truly important for us to understand, and yet, I rarely hear it addressed. For one, it flies in the face of conventional wisdom, and two, I don’t think we […]

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Gaining Ground: The Post I Didn’t Want to Publish

This topic has been burdening my heart for some time. I wrote this post, but then put it aside thinking that it may be too harsh and I’m “preaching to the choir.” Yet, in the midst of my decision to put this idea down, I seem to have lost my writing creativity. And everywhere I […]

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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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