|New Year, Same GodIf you’re anything like me, your email box and social media news feed and snail mail box are all full of missives proclaiming messages like “New Year, new you!” and recommended lists of resolutions to make this time around. But let’s not concentrate on who you can be or will be. Let’s concentrate on who you ARE; and more importantly, since you are in Christ, who He is.|
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|It Is Well With My SoulYou may already be familiar with the story behind the hymn. But I feel too often we stop with the first verse, demanding contentment of one another.|
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|Hope for the BattleLately I feel like battling sin will be the death of me. And Lord willing, it will be. We do not fight alone; and He equips us with the full armor of God.|
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|Overwhelmed to OverflowingEven when it feels like our desires will crush us under their weight, God gives breathtaking, deep, wondrous grace. Rejoice, sister, and be satisfied.|
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|Hope in TragedyIn the light of the deadliest mass shooting in US history, do we remember, sisters, that this world is not our home? Our hope must be in Jesus Christ and what He accomplished for us.|
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|Hope From The Darkest Time in History
Many dear friends of mine have been suffering from depression lately. Not just a time of feeling blue, but deep soul-rending pain that leaves them questioning their very existence. Weeping with them and praying for them is in sharp contrast to the new life of spring surrounding us—flowers blooming, leaves returning, sunshine beckoning.
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|Hope While Moving – Letters to my Sisters
We hear all the time—on commercials, even from our financial advisors—that “past performance is no guarantee of future performance”. Except with God, it is.
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I’ve started writing monthly for Letters to my Sisters!
|Eagerly Waiting with Perseverance
At first ‘hope in troubled times’ sounded like a no-brainer to me. After all, that oh-so-familiar Jeremiah 29:11 says “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” We have hope because we have Christ, right? …Right? I have to be honest: I can quote verses about hope all day, but I have a hard time knowing what that’s supposed to feel like. …
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