Courage to Stand: Intro (mini series)

I'm going to write this like I'm writing in my journal because effectively, I am. While I go through the Breastplate of Righteousness section I'm going to write down these thoughts, which you will get to read in a week or so. The reason? I was saying "Ouch!" (in a good way) by the first... Continue Reading →


Courage = Stepping Beyond Fear (part 2 of a series)

Last week I talked about vulnerability, essentially admitting that I am struggling. Believe it or not, that is SUPER hard for me to do. Everything around me doesn't have to remain perfect all the time, but I do like to feel that I'm right, or at least, not feel like I'm dumb. I know, not... Continue Reading →

“Lord, help.”

It's so easy to get busy, busy, busy! Constantly I am reminding myself: Slow down. Enjoy the moment. Appreciate smiles. This makes a difference! While my life doesn't particularly get less busy, it's important for me to put things in perspective. I had coffee with a friend the other day and we were talking about... Continue Reading →

Vulnerability First

As I'm reading the first couple chapters in No More Faking Fine, by Esther Fleece, I'm struck by a couple thoughts. This is the book that Rebekah chose for our online book club May choice. This book starts off very intense, with the author describing situations that she found herself in which made her shut... Continue Reading →

Prayer (Quotes Version)

I realize that there is so much out there on prayer that sometimes we just nod and go on with our lives. But we've just begun a new series at my church on prayer, and I've found some quotes from wise people on the subject. What is prayer? It seems like it should be simple.... Continue Reading →

Psalm 139 (Part 5 of 5)

I have previously posted a series from Psalm 139, and today will be my last section. If you want to check out the rest, click here! The beginning of this passage is David's thoughts on his enemies, which seem to clash with all of the praising and worshiping of the previous portion of Psalm 139.... Continue Reading →

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