Life Doesn’t Always Go As Planned

Sheep on mountain with sunset

We pray and still, sometimes life doesn’t go as planned. We then wonder “Why?” Is this a lesson God is trying to teach me? Was it something I did that I am now paying for? The truth is we don’t always understand the “why” for what happens to us in this life. As Christians, we…

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God Is Always With Us

Rainbow in the sky near a palm tree

Life can be scary and unpredictable at times. We plan our day, we plan our week, we even plan the hours within our day. It’s amazing to me how much life can change at the drop of a dime. You are on your way home from work, focused on all the things you have planned…

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Storms of Life

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Have you ever pulled up a stream of texts from someone you haven’t spoken to in a while? What did your conversation look like at that time? How has your life changed since then? Are your worries today, the same as they were then? It’s amazing how God works in our life over time to…

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Slowing Down

Smiling parents and child at dinner table

Funny, I heard it said the other day that when asked how we are doing? The new “fine,” has become, “busy, but good.” This truly resonated with me, because I find myself uttering that exact statement more often than not. I find myself frequently wishing I had just a little more time in my day…

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Love Is A Verb

Little girl watering a tree from a watering can

I think about this concept often. When my children come to me and say the words, “I love you, Mommy,” yes, it feels nice to hear. But I must confess, that when they unexpectedly go out of their way to help me in the house or do the right thing when I know how hard…

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Forgiveness Is A Process

Two teen athletes talking to each other

Forgiveness is a process,” right? We hear this said all the time, and while I don’t’ disagree that forgiveness takes time, I can’t help but think when I hear this that yes, it’s a process, but it’s also a choice and the “process” doesn’t actually begin until we actually choose to forgive. This is an…

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