Obedience in Bubbles

Not many people enjoy chores. I’m one of them. Cooking and baking, yes, but the cleanup, not so much. A number of years ago, however, cleaning the kitchen had a profound impact on my life. Grieving losses in my life, I found cleaning the kitchen utterly joyless. I relished the cleanliness but had no desire …

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Don’t Fall, Stand Tall!

It only takes a gentle push. Just a whisper, really. One tip barely touches the next and soon they all collapse. Whether dominoes or our willpower towards a goal, the domino effect is real. If I don’t read my Bible, exercise or eat right today, it becomes easier to slip up again tomorrow. It doesn’t …

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A Reminder from God

God moments: occasions when circumstances line up in our lives which could only have been orchestrated by God. My God moment this week involves a sentiment we all may have since the Paris attacks: fear. I was asked to lead an upcoming Advent devotion based on Mary’s visit by the angel Gabriel and chose to …

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Follow Him Amid Shifting Seasons

Windy rain swirls withered leaves into a brown residue amid the gray day. As colorful as those leaves were a few weeks ago, they now are disintegrating as the season shifts. Life’s seasons shift too and often leave our path unclear. For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. ~Ecclesiastes …

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Just Make a Decision!

News flash- sometimes we need to just make a decision. The to-do list will never end and there will always be decisions to make. It’s daunting knowing our responsibilities are endless. This can cause difficulty making decisions-analysis paralysis. But paying attention to God and making wise decisions will steer us to His path for our …

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