Extravagant Love

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“God has never failed me. Even in my greatest difficulties, heaviest trials, and deepest poverty and need. He has never failed me. Because I was enabled by God’s grace to trust Him. He has always come to my aid. I delight in speaking well of His name.” George Mueller

I can say the same. Even on days when I wonder where He is and why my situation doesn’t change, God will never fail me. Even when I can’t see what will happen next, God will never fail me.

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Don’t skim the best

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We are blessed to live in an age with an amazing array of books, Bible studies, online studies and devotionals to assist us in our faith-walk. I am so grateful God has placed teachers in the body of Christ. Pastors, Bible teachers, scholars, and writers can give clarity and truth … Continue reading →

Sometimes love…

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“Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. So when He heard that he was sick, He then stayed two days longer in the place where He was.”* Jesus could have healed Lazarus, yet when Jesus arrived four days late, Lazarus was dead. Sometimes God’s love doesn’t behave in … Continue reading →

Tracking Thoughts

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God is teaching me again the beauty of taking every thought captive. Far too long I’ve had the tendency to analyze, wonder, and try to figure out when I hear something or see something and “go there” in my mind. However, I’ve found I don’t have to ponder every story, … Continue reading →

Self Stewing

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I’m pondering how often we refuse to move forward. We get rutted and trapped in the past, clinging to the thing that destroyed the life we wanted or imagined.
There is a time to mourn and weep, but we’ve turned it into a lifestyle, and “poor me” has become an idol. Self is exalted over God. We aren’t hearing His voice nor hearing His call because we are too busy listening to our own complaints and whines. I’ve been there, done that–sat and stewed and mourned. And the longer I stewed in my stew, the stinkier my stew (and me) became. Ugh.

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Love one another

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Racism is wrong! Jesus said, “Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other.” ~ John 13:34 (NLT)  Love is color-blind, beautiful, wonderful, and shows the facets of God’s love.   “Anyone who hates another brother or sister is really a murderer at heart. And … Continue reading →

Thanksgiving, more than a holiday

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Thanksgiving is more than a holiday. The word Thanksgiving brings smiles to many, sadness to others. It’s a word associated with a holiday with images of Norman Rockwell paintings of family sharing food and laughter around a bountiful table. But the images aren’t real for most. Families are scattered by distance, … Continue reading →

Free e-book – Unfailing Treasures Devotional

I am so very thankful for my wonderful Savior! I long to share the good news about Jesus, to tell as many as possible of His unfailing love. Oh Jesus is so wonderful and I am so very thankful. To celebrate the Thanksgiving season, I’m offering my devotional, Unfailing Treasures, for free … Continue reading →