Tag Archives: living for Christ

There is Peace in the Eye of the Hurricane

I just listened to a powerful reflection regarding the “Eye of the Hurricane” by Danita Harris, a news reporter who loves the Lord. Her message speaks volumes and something we all can take into consideration. She makes note that in the eye of the hurricane there is less wind; more peace. It is what surrounds […]

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Roosters and Redemption

Recently, I had a conversation with my sons about what it means to deny Jesus.  My 11-year-old told my youngest the story of Peter denying Jesus the night Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane.  I think that is the image we think of: to deny Jesus means we blatantly say we don’t know […]

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Following God, Even When We Don’t Want To

My whole life I have been trying to follow God’s will. It has always been relatively easy since, from a young age, I have known that God has called me to teach French. In following God’s will, there have been ups and downs, as there usually are, but I finally graduated with a degree in […]

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It Is Well With My Soul

Not to be too personal with my first post, but I want to ask you, dear sister, is it well with your soul? Horatio Spafford, the writer of the famous song It Is Well With My Soul, suffered a horrendous tragedy. Two years following the death of his young son of four, Spafford’s four daughters […]

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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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Facebook Appropriate

In our culture, it is all too easy to sit behind a glowing screen and keyboard and say whatever we think or feel.  There is this sense of entitlement to be able to express ourselves without any accountability.  What we post, “like” and “share” on Facebook is there for the world to see and can […]

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Is the Standard Too High?

We are living in a culture where sin is accepted and even legalized, but we are not the first people who have been surrounded by darkness.  Every civilization has endured the same struggles.  From the Old Testament, to the early church, to America today, there is no new sin.  Yet, when I log in to […]

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