What Legacy Will You Leave Behind? 5 Clues To Help You Know

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The wind blows, and we are gone—     as though we had never been here. ~ Psalm 103:16 Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about life and how quickly time passes by. Then again, it’s that time of year when I miss my dear mother more than usual. She passed away almost sixteen years ago, but […]

Create A Life You Love

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“Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” ~ Seth Godin (entrepreneur and blogger) The other day this canvas with the words “Create a Life You Love” stimulated my thoughts. “How beautiful,” I thought. “It’s true. We should all make a life for […]

What To Do When Your Marriage Is Falling Apart

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“…from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, til death do us part…” When Rebecca found out that her husband, David, was intimately involved with another woman, she immediately asked him to move out. Rebecca was sure she did not want to stay with an unfaithful […]

Wake Up From The Slumber Of Sin

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This is a guest post written by my husband Will Randall  “Awake oh sleeper, rise up from the dead and Christ will give you light.”  ~ Ephesians 5:14 The other day I took a nap.  It was one of those naps that you lose complete consciousness and awareness of time. I may have been out […]

Knowing When God Is Speaking To You

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“The more time you spend with God reading His Word, praying, and worshipping Him, and the more you obey Him, the more you will hear the Holy Spirit’s prompting in your spirit.” ~ Stormie Omartian. The other night our daughter had a few girlfriends over for a slumber party. In the morning the Lord said […]

When God Doesn’t Give You Your Heart’s Desires

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“There can be times we believe things should be a certain way and they are not, so we think God is not blessing us when, in fact, He is.” ~ Stormie Omartian Have you ever really wanted something and you prayed and asked, maybe even pleaded, with God for it? You were sure He would […]

How To Control That Stinkin’ Thinkin’

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“Anxiety and depression are driven by negative thinking patterns.Your thoughts make you who you are today. What kind of a person are you today?”~ Dr.Daniel Amen Do you ever feel like you are falling into a bottomless dark hole, a hole filled with nothing but hopelessness? Your thoughts are negative, and your “stinkin’ thinkin’” has […]

In 2015 I will. . .

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“As we make our resolutions for the year ahead, let us go forward with great hope that all things can be possible—with Your help and guidance.” ~ Anonymous In a few days, a new year will be upon us. I always have mixed emotions this time of year. On one hand I feel excited to think […]

The Best Gift To Give This Christmas

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“The more you reaffirm who you are in Christ, the more your behavior will begin to reflect your true identity.” ~ Neil T. Anderson As I think about Christmas being a few days away, I find myself thinking more and more about the “birthday boy” – Jesus. As I would for anyone that’s special to […]

Healing The Father Wound

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‘Every man carries a wound. And the wound is nearly always given by his father.” ~ John Eldredge “You’re not listening,” said my husband. He was right. I was completely distracted by the interaction I was witnessing at the restaurant where my husband and I were having lunch. At the table next to ours was […]