Family, Hope in the Midst of Heartache, Identity in Christ, Uncategorized, Walking by Faith

We Are Family

We need committed friendships and regular fellowship that we aren’t quick to walk away from.

Identity in Christ, knowing God, Uncategorized, Walking by Faith

Welcomed Home

I never understood, until I looked into their eyes.

Identity in Christ, knowing God, Uncategorized, Walking by Faith

Readjusting the Lens

Focusing on #identity - the lense through which we view life. #knowingGod #knowingself #worldview

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Voices in my Head

Sometimes I hear voices in my head. Not the audible, easy to recognize kind. No, the voices I hear are often so sneaky, so subtle, that I don't even realize they're speaking to me. Maybe you know some of them... Comparison Discouragement Worthlessness Resignation Self-sufficiency Self-righteousness Drivenness Fear Unforgiveness... A few weeks ago, I caught myself… Continue reading Voices in my Head

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Apple of His Eye

"You can use my keys, Daddy," she offered in her tiny sweet voice. Our baby girl held up her plastic rainbow keys as Hubby prepared to leave for the day. Sweet. Thoughtful. Adorable. But of course, completely impractical. Hubby knew they would never start his car. But do you know what I noticed? He didn't… Continue reading Apple of His Eye

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Free to Be Me

The secret is out. This is the real me. A few weeks ago, we joined a homeschool co-op. I prepped my kids ahead of time...reminding them to be friendly, to be interested in others, to introduce themselves. You know, basic friend-making stuff. But inwardly, I was a bit anxious myself. I'm not naturally outgoing. Being… Continue reading Free to Be Me

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When You Need Refuge

"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble" Ps 46:1. What comes to mind when you hear the word refuge? I think of a photograph I've seen of a lighthouse at the end of a pier. Waves are crashing around the structure, nearly engulfing it. But the lighthouse stands firm. The… Continue reading When You Need Refuge

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You are Welcome!

"Therefore, no condemnation now exists for those in Christ Jesus" Romans 8:1. Does the voice of condemnation ever whisper in your heart? Do you ever feel unacceptable to God? Recently, as I began praising Him in prayer, I was overwhelmed with a general sense of inadequacy. Thoughts of "You're not good enough to pray" or… Continue reading You are Welcome!