Monthly Archives: February 2012

Confession

I’ve been seeing a new power in confession.  Speaking out my struggles, giving them a name.  Sharing them with others, accountable to move forward.  There’s something about being specific; skipping over the generality and shedding light on what I really … Continue reading

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Rejoice, Pray, Give Thanks

My devotion in Jesus Calling, by Sarah Young, reminded me of my neediness.  “Your inadequacy presents you with a continual choice- deep dependence on Me, or dispair.  The emptiness you feel within will be filled either with problems or My Presence.” … Continue reading

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Why My Story?

If I could recommend any book right now, it’d be Bittersweet by Shauna Niequist.  It was a great read; interesting, inspiring, and about real life. http://www.shaunaniequist.com/ Shauna talks about our stories and the importance of sharing them.  One inspiring quote … Continue reading

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Re-orientation, The “P’s”

A follow-up to living the Lord’s Prayer Presence: How important is it for me to be present in my life?  My day, my community, my relationships?  Purposefully present. Jesus prays with us; he is present with us.  He walks with … Continue reading

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Re-orientation, the basics

At church we’ve been working through the Lord’s Prayer, week by week.  Each time I have found myself challenged and encouraged by something new God is speaking to me.  Yesterday we finished up and talked about “Living the Prayer”. I’m learning: … Continue reading

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Humble Beginnings

I’ve written this post a hundred times in my head already, but I struggle to find just the right words, the ones that set the tone for everything to come.  I am a follower of Christ, a wife, a mama, a … Continue reading

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