He is Near

What’s your first thought when seeing the sun diffusing through clouds high above? As the light streams down from radiant beams I’m always reminded of God’s presence. It’s like He’s showing me He’s near and present, even if I cannot physically see Him. Winding down on our #BePresent series this Lent, we’ve discussed being Purposeful …

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Every Moment Matters

What’s special about this moment, right now? For me, it’s conveying thoughts to you in this blog post and for you, it may be gleaning insight or encouragement by reading it. Every moment has an inherent specialness simply because we’ll never have this moment again. Thinking of our moments as finite fragments we’ll never relive …

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Take Me Away!

God is speaking to me this week. It sounds weird, but when a repeated topic comes up, I don’t believe it’s happenstance. It’s God. Already slated to speak on a topic next week, a speaker on a similar topic fell through for a different group, so I stepped in. Coincidence? Nope, it’s just another opportunity …

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Purposefully Present

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” ~Ferris Bueler in the movie Ferris Bueler’s Day Off Do you ever feel like you’re missing your life? We blink and the kids are grown or aging parents suddenly need us. And those dreams or plans we …

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The Pursuit of Purpose

There are a lot of ‘P’ words floating around my mind lately. Being present and a presence. God’s presence, additional p words (more on that in a moment) and now there’s also purpose. Our pastor spoke on our purpose Sunday and it prompted me revisit mine. Have you ever considered your purpose in life? After I …

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