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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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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Stepping Forward with God

As January rolls on and I focus on being present while seeking God’s presence, I’m excited to introduce you to Sylvia Schroeder this week. We met in an online writer’s group and her words always point me toward a new way and our Savior. I know you’ll enjoy her words on how to look back …

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A Present Presence

If there’s one thing I’m sure of, it’s God presence with me. Ever since I began to better understand God and His love for me, I knew He was with me. It was just a given. One that I sadly took for granted, at times. But whenever I needed Him–in times of pain, grief, uncertainty, …

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