Category Archives: Living Single with Christ

Abraham’s Servant: An Old Testament Example

Recently I have been diving into the Old Testament. As I was reading Genesis, I came across a very key character, yet he is often overlooked. In Genesis 24, we see Abraham asking his servant to go out and find a wife for Isaac. The servant makes an oath to Abraham and sets out for […]

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You Can Be Anybody You Want

I have heard so many times spoken to me or those around me, as a slogan for a motivational speech or a pep talk from a teacher, a parent’s encouragement to their child and a mantra for this generation: You can be anybody you want to be.  Even just reading those words now may make […]

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By Faith, Part 2

“Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.”–Hebrews 11:1 My previous post tackled the definition of faith based on this Scripture.  Faith is substance and evidence.  In a ladies’ Bible study I just finished teaching, we spent 6 weeks unpacking faith.  One Bible story we kept referring to […]

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Does God Give You More Than You Can Handle?

How many of you have heard a sweet, old lady’s voice in the midst of your troubles saying “God won’t give you more than you can handle?”   I have heard that phrase more times than I’d like to say….mostly coming from brothers and sisters in Christ. When I was younger and felt like this […]

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Where is the LOVE?

The Way of Love 1 Corinthians 13:1–13 13 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to […]

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Discover Your Passion – Discover Your Life! Stir up the Gift that is in YOU!

Gift A special ability; a notable capacity, talent, or endowment (Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary) What Word says…. Jeremiah 29:11 NIV For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. James 1:17 NIV Every good and perfect […]

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DO NOT BE DECEIVED: “BAD COMPANY CORRUPTS GOOD MORALS.” 1 CORINTHIANS 15:33 (NASB)

1 Peter 5:8 (NIV) Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. I am sadden by the enormous overwhelming mean and evil spirit that is permeating our society. It is in our homes, our schools, our politics, our churches, and everywhere. I […]

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Forget It….or Not

I serve an awesome and faithful God who grants me grace and mercy that I never deserve.  He has shown me His love when I felt unlovable.  His peace comforted me in the midst of turmoil.  I have been abundantly provided for even when I had nothing to give in return.  He has been my […]

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What’s Your Sign?

Last week during a routine shopping trip with my husband and daughter to our local Sam’s Club, we weaved in and out of people to make our way down one aisle and up another. Through the traffic of one aisle and our daughter saying “Hi!” to everyone we saw, we were eagerly approached by an […]

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Waiting

I sat down last night to write something profound or eloquent for the blog and nothing seemed right. I started a few different ideas, and finally just shut my laptop and went to bed. Waiting on a good idea to just spontaneously emerge from the depths of my thoughts, I could have been up all […]

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