Monthly Archives: December 2017

Here’s to 2018!

Happy New Year from your crosseyedliving blog team! We love encouraging you in your faith walk and look forward to more inspirational stories in 2018. As we anticipate 2018, trusting Him with everything, we challenge you to embrace your God-given purpose even more fully this year. Forgive and forget the old, Dear Heart. Set your […]

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Ask and Receive

“Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him. But let him ask in FAITH without doubting. For the doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by the wind.” James 1:5-6, HCSB [emphasis added] I have […]

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His Birthday…Our Gift

The Birth of Jesus Foretold  Luke 1:26-38 The Birth of Jesus Luke 2: 1-7 The Gift of Jesus–Our Salvation “Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord” (Luke 2:11). “For to us a child is born. To us a son is given; and the […]

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The Little Drummer Boy

“I have no gift to bring…that’s fit to give a King…Shall I play for you…on my drum?” ~The Little Drummer Boy, Katherine Kennicott Davis How many times have you heard this quaint little song during the holiday season? You may even hum it to yourself every once in a while. It’s definitely a classic and one […]

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The Journey

The last 17 years of my journey with Christ has not been easy. I am a Mama to six, Mimi to three, working from home, and we are a homeschool family. It seems like I am always racing against the clock. Setting aside time daily to pray and study God’s Word is super hard but […]

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Process Pattern of Prayer

Sometimes your heart is heavy about “stuff.”  You may not be angry…disappointed…not even sad. (“Well, maybe I have been a tad sad at times.  Smile.”)  Your heart is simply processing. I believe that Jesus processed too, but He thrived in the process because He remained obedient.  He was fully human AND fully God.  Yet, Jesus […]

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Live Christmas Everyday

During the Christmas season, people for the most part are more loving, caring, and giving.  It’s like they get a glimpse of Jesus and share Him, even if it is just for a little while.   I think there is this whole innocence surrounding Christmas.  If we allow God to be seen through all the […]

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Calm the Storm

Today I have just finished celebrating the 4th birthday of our sweet daughter. The pride and joy she brings is incomparable. While I celebrate the day she was born, it also brings back some tough memories for me because her birth brought on physical, mental, and even spiritual battles. Now, we are in the very […]

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2017 Week of Prayer for International Missions

December 3rd-10th is the 2017 Week of Prayer for International Missions. I was given a pamphlet in our church bulletin yesterday filled with 8 days of ways to be in prayer and how to support our missionaries by giving to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. Our prayers and donations for these missionaries helps them to […]

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