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Happy Sunday!

“Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice. 5 Let your reasonableness[c] be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; 6 do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. 7 And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. … Read more

How can I change the world today?

My dear sweet sister-in-Jesus, Donna Gaines, told me that “Gratitude is the gateway out of anxiety.”   She is so, so right.    I am always asking, “How can I change the world?”  Me.  Little me.  What can I do?   The answer is found in the living Word of God.  Philippians 4 is my GO TO … Read more

Happy Sunday!

“For if you keep silent at this time, relief and deliverance will rise for the Jews from another place, but you and your father’s house will perish. And who knows whether you have not come to the kingdom for such a time as this?” Esther 4:14

Breathe

Everywhere I turn, magazines, tweets, and blogs are telling me to practice “mindfulness.”  I am not sure what that means, but I like the simplified thought of “Breathe between breaths.”  And right now, I am trying hard to do just that. Deep breathing lessens stress, lowers blood pressure, and clears the head. It is one … Read more

Happy Sunday!

“Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”7 Then Moses summoned Joshua and said to him in the sight of all Israel, “Be strong and courageous, for you shall go with this people into the land that the Lord has … Read more

The Courage to Keep Fighting

As I think back over my life, the Lord has been gathering “angels unaware” to minister to me since the day I said, “Jesus, I give you my life” at the age of 17.   There wasn’t much to give, but the surrender was a “full-tilt” moment; one that has dramatically come back to me … Read more