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Our culture has trained us to hurry, and when we give in to haste, we miss opportunities of connection with God and others.
Our goals as parents is to enhance that light, to help them see it, and give them the life tools to use their light for God’s glory.
Shame keeps us striving for acceptance, but grace gives us an eternal belonging.
Will I trust God and His promises, power, wisdom, and love, or will I proudly turn to my own resources to manage my life?
Prayer is that intersection between an almighty God and our all-encompassing need.
I believe God in His gracious mercy repeated this command as an encouragement because He knew fear is the tool the enemy would use to try to derail us, distract us and depress us.
No marriage, no spouse, no circumstance is too hard for His redemptive resurrection power.
What was the truth: what I felt and heard and interpreted in the culture, or what God spoke over me through a psalm?
Contentment does not mean complacency. True contentment occurs when we’re not using material goods, exotic vacations, or entertainment to try to fill a void in our hearts.
All kinds of emptiness find us grasping later on. In the body or in the soul, we will cling to tatters if necessary, just so that we are holding on to something.
It’s entirely possible for a person to expend a great deal of energy getting to a destination, yet arrive with their head and thoughts remaining at the original point of departure.
Your home will become who you are, and your family will shine forth this atmosphere wherever they go.
I did the smallest and bravest thing I knew to do – I took my cue from Jesus, I prepared a meal.
It is a fight to believe what God says about me, to love and accept the way God made me, to do what God called me to do, even when it’s not convenient or easy or applauded.
The shift came when I realized that contentment is not always achieved in fulfilling our grandiose life goals.
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