Books

Because I Still Want Your Approval

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Books, writing

A Special Announcement, An Invitation And A Giveaway

This post contains affiliate links. Clicking through them costs you nothing more, but helps keeps the lights on here on the blog. Gratzi! …in order to grow, we must say yes to God—yes to admitting our weakness, and yes to confessing that we need His strength. The refining process becomes significantly more effective when we stop…

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BibleDude

It’s Holy week, and as I think on the crucifixion, on the sacrifice of Jesus, I am reminded through stories like this one that I share today, of just who I am, and who Jesus really is. Humbling–that’s the only word for it. His love levels me.   .  Sitting there, in the comfort of…

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Books, Faith, Lent

I know I told you I was on a little blogging sabbatical, and mostly, I still am. But for the last 8 days I haven’t been able to write one single coherent thought, and today, the ground is breaking a bit. The words are swirling, but more than that, I have felt in no real…

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Hope, Prayer

I recently joined the Seed Company bloggers, whose mission is to help bring the Word of God to the people of the world, in their native languages. Did you know there are over 2000 languages that still lack scripture in their native tongue? That’s a lot… Jesus Brings Freedom is a new 40 day Devotional…

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Weekend Wanderings

Some Good Reads around the Web: “It’s really not as much about where you are or what you do, as it is about harnessing your heart and mind around the One chasing you with abandon all week” My friend Shelly is helping me discover what gift the Sabbath can be. Join us. And this? This…

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Faith, Lent

“I didn’t know lent would kill me. Thank God for the dying.” ~Holey, Wholly, Holy: A Lenten Journey of Refinement Laying there, palms upturned with my face in the carpet, my chest swelled with resentment. I felt stupid, and even in my obedience, I resisted complete surrender. I’d ended up there because of some supernatural…

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Lent

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the first day of the Lenten season. Over the next 40 days, I will be sharing posts from others who are wandering through my book, , and trying to find words for my own Lenten journey.  I hope you’ll feel moved to jump in at any time–I’d love to hear from…

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Books, Lent

I mentioned over the weekend that I would post the links to a couple of blogs who will be going through the book together this Lent–here they are (This post will be updated when and if new information is collected).             Simply Striving, With Nikki Laven. Nikki graciously and generously…

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Weekend Wanderings

I will greatly rejoice in the Lord; my soul shall exult in my God, for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation; he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself like a priest with a beautiful headdress, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels. For…

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