What is Faith?

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What is faith to you? Go ahead, fill in the blank: faith is _________. How does it manifest in your daily life? These are questions I’ve been ruminating over lately. Faith means many things and often depends on to who/what it is being applied. The writer of Hebrews says: Faith shows the reality of what …

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It’s a God Thing

“It’s a God thing.” This past weekend while catching up with friends at different events, that phrase kept recurring. It sums up when things happen in a way only God could have orchestrated. Some people may say it’s serendipitous or lucky how things work out, but I firmly believe it’s a God thing. God’s hand …

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How to Make our Moments Matter

It’s funny how life changes.  One day, we’re climbing uphill, working, maybe raising children, helping parents, doing what we think we should. Then we look up and realize we’ve moved to the downhill side of life. How do we make our downhill moments matter? Walking quickly with our dog Louie on a cold and blustery …

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Faith means understanding we won’t always understand

Discussing loss, unfair situations, and why bad things happen to good people, I recently shared with a friend: “I’ve come to understand I won’t always understand.” Our other friend then added “that’s where faith comes in”. Exactly. Faith means understanding we won’t always understand. God didn’t promise us life would be easy. Actually, Jesus tells …

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Fight the Mental Funk

It's in the Doing

Thoughts scattered or feeling no motivation? To fight the mental funk, we simply need to know the secrets. When it’s below zero AGAIN and we can’t see over the snow piles, it can be difficult to get moving. We’re sick of being inside (especially in mid/late pandemic phase) and the shiny new year has lost …

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