Faith, Grace, Lent, Sacrifice, Surrender

I’ve been stumbling along this winding path through Lent and it’s been so noisy. The desire to find space, to reflect on the journey this far pulls hard at my heart. I cannot ignore it. I don’t want to ignore it. I’m looking for Communion. With Him. With my family. I am reminded of the…

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Five Minute Friday, Grace, Lent, Obedience

“It still remains true that no justification of virtue will enable a man to be virtuous.” C.S. Lewis It’s possible to count gifts and still miss them at the same time. I wouldn’t have thought as much, until I realized I was doing just that. Counting with my head not my heart. There are gifts…

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Faith, Lent, Passion, Sacrifice, Trust, Worship

“But the way of Christ is cross bearing. Christ offers us resurrection power, and hence the hope of renewing rather than losing the old. But the renewal always involves crucifixion. Many of us are too comfortable to be willing.” ~Vern Poythress I’ve been thinking a lot about what it means to be real. I talked…

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Faith, Five Minute Friday, Grace, Lent, Praise, Worship

We’re still treading slowly through Lent and already I find myself longing to see that empty tomb. The days tick by at a strange pace that feels so slow in the moments and yet by weeks-end I can not figure out where Monday went. But I am thinking about that empty tomb. It’s no secret that…

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Faith, Five Minute Friday, Lent

Joining Lisa-Jo and fabulous others this morning for Five Minute Friday, where we cut the words loose for just five minutes, and see where they fall. No editing, just encouraging the others who play along. Lord Jesus, You are my righteousness, I am your sin. You took on you what was mine; yet set on…

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