Dig down to rise up

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Digging deeper isn’t just about uncovering more dirt. When you persist and dig, you may discover buried treasure under your resistance. Last year, I looked at a package with a photo of cheery yellow and white daffodils. Ugly brown bulbs, looking like dehydrated onions, filled the bag. To prepare the bulbs to become daffodils, I bent with a spade, trying …

What did one woman’s mistake teach me about God?

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One woman’s mistake about an Apple I’s worth taught me how much God loves and values me. Do you ever misjudge your own worth or the worth of something based on externals? “In June 2015, a woman found a forgotten, old computer belonging to her deceased husband in their garage. The computer was bulky and heavy compared to today’s sleek …

Seven Things I Learned in January

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1.Can we choose to not label one another? “This is not easy. It will make us cry. The only thing that will help is if we name one another rightly. Not pro or against. Not right or left. Not terrorist or traitor. But Beloved.” –Christie Purifoy 2. The movie I most want to see: Hidden Figures. “When Americans think about …

Hope in your brokenness

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When her book released recently, I prayed many would read her book because I believe its message. Unexpectedly, our books overlapped in themes, such as hope in brokenness because of God. A friend and early reader of 7 Days of Soul Care shared the quote (below) was a favorite. Why? Because she experienced her own brokenness when she spoke with …

Belief and your destiny?

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She was a poor teenager in a small backwater town. Enemy troops controlled her homeland. No one of power and influence noticed her. He was a trained religious leader. He and his wife had been married for years. God called them “blameless,” yet God hadn’t answered their many prayers for a child. For the past week or two, I read …

How God answered one woman’s prayers (& transformed lives)

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I’m delighted to have Amy Breitmann share how God led Julie Hulstein to start Vi Bella Jewelry. ****** This month, we give thanks and look around for blessings.  We tell stories.  We gather around and remember what family really means.  And we prepare for Christmas, the day that everything started fresh and new when hope was born into the world. …

Trust and Rest?

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Was your body, soul, and spirit rubbed raw by recent events? Several friends told me they disconnected from Facebook. I limit my news intake, but I still feel a bone and soul-weariness. Can we trust God enough to rest? Rest from carrying tomorrow’s burdens? Rest from “fixing” ourselves or anyone else for that matter? Rest from shaming ourselves when we …