Tag Archives | believe

The Answer You’ve Been Waiting For Is…


 “Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.” Hebrews 4:16 (NIV) The picture above is of my beloved Great Pyrenees, Duke, and a litter of foster puppies who raided his personal food bowl one afternoon. Duke, […]

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B.I.T.E.S  Yesterday, I was using a set of Barb Raveling’s questions to truth journal. I have challenged myself to do this exercise at least once a day and each session has been insightful and rewarding. At the end of yesterday’s session, I wrote down the words BELIEVE, TRUST, INVITE, SURRENDER.  The Lord has been speaking […]

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Embracing A New Identity

Gratitude Makes a Difference

I replaced the light bulbs in my bathroom this week. Two bulbs over my mirror had burned out long ago, and because of their height above the mirror, I postponed the replacement for months. And then my husband informed me that a repairman was coming to replace our water heater. He would need access to […]

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Doing Battle – Even a Veteran Has to!

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Christina posted yesterday about the spiritual warfare she is experiencing lately. I am in the trenches, too. Even though I may be a “veteran” and have been at this a loooooong time, I nevertheless go through seasons of difficulty. To be honest, this is the most challenging I have ever experienced. As a result, I […]

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Renewing My Mind – Evening Eating Part 3

On Monday and Tuesday, I posted parts 1 and 2 in this series. Today is the final installment. Evening eating is one of the things that many of us struggle with–it is that “bewitching hour” between dinner and bed-time. Often the kids head off to bed and we want the reward for a day well […]

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Our Wild and Wonderful God!

For when you did awesome things that we did not expect, you came down, and
the mountains trembled before you. Since ancient times no one has heard, no
ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who acts on behalf
of those who wait for him. -Isaiah 64:3 ,4 
Our God is unpredictable. Unchanging, yes, […]

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The True Source of Healing

Heal me, O Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise. – Jeremiah 17:14 In Mark chapter 5, Jesus is surrounded by a mob of people. In the midst of the crowd is a woman “who had been subject to bleeding for twelve […]

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Wind In Your Wings

God is crazy about you! Psalm 45:10-11 says: Listen, O daughter, consider and give ear: Forget your people and your father’s house.   The king is enthralled by your beauty; honor him, for he is your lord.  Do you feel like you enthrall the King of Kings with your beauty? He speaks this truth on the […]

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The #1 Reason We Keep Failing

…for we have made a lie our refuge     and falsehood our hiding place. Isaiah 28:15b At the heart of almost all of our eating “failures” — our choices to eat outside of our God-given boundaries of physical hunger and satisfaction — is belief in a lie. In fact, this lie is likely the #1 reason we keep […]

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