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Breaking Off the Taproot

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I feel like I broke off a huge chunk of a taproot today! This bondage to food is like a huge tree with very long and thick taproots burrowing deep into the ground. The taproots become larger, longer, and thicker every time we eat when we aren’t hungry. The stronghold (tree and taproots) just get […]

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Boundaries That Fall in Pleasant Places

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“The boundary lines have fallen for me in pleasant places; surely I have a delightful inheritance.” (Psalm 16:6) In Fresh Wind, Fresh Desire, Heidi wrote regarding boundaries: “The wooden fence protects a family dog from wandering off into a forest where predators lurk.” It was interesting that I read this just a few hours after hearing some […]

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Following the Spirit

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I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.  For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.  But if you are led by the Spirit, […]

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Praying in Faith Part 2…

I was just thinking about what I posted earlier about my son while I was doing horse chores this evening. The Lord spoke to my heart about my final statements in the blog entry. That if I was going to pray that God would do a work in me, I should act like I believe […]

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Denying Self

Hmm…Sometimes wisdom comes from the most unexpected places 🙂 Yesterday morning, I lamented to my husband as I was *again* saying NO to myself about having more food than my body needed. You see, I had enjoyed my breakfast. I knew that I was done and I had chosen beneficial foods. However, there were donuts […]

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Take it CAPTIVE!

Sounding the horn! Take THIS moment captive! Don’t be taken captive by the moment!CHOOSE to make a FAITH-FILLED choice instead of a FLESH-FILLED choice!One tiny moment, one tiny choice…MATTERS!A day is built of moments and a year is built of days built of moments and a lifetime is built of years built of days built […]

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