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Dealing with Our Thorns

I find what Paul writes in 2 Corinthians 12 about dealing with difficulty quite inspiring and encouraging. Even though God may not completely remove us from a troubling issue pressing upon our hearts, … 216 more words


weakness is, well, weak

I am enjoying the challenge of reading Andrew Murray’s book, “Abide in Christ.” Being that Murray lived from 1828-1917, one of the challenge is understanding the style in which the book was written. 686 more words

Sufficient Grace

Do you sometimes feel like that you just don’t have enough?   Like you need just a little more?  To you that may mean love, money, affection, time, perhaps a spouse, kids, a better job, or even happiness. 540 more words

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Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.

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Boast in your weaknesses.

“That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.“ 433 more words


At The Crease

I often ask God to speak to me. My requests become more frequent and more yearning as years go by. I try to filter out distractions like the world around me and my own myriad of thoughts, but most of the time I fail. 724 more words


A New Normal

It seems after anything bad or stressful happens people want to talk about “getting back to normal.” I learned through years of disaster response work that once you go through a life-changing experience “normal” as you knew it no longer exists. 1,070 more words

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