Ready To Live Again

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As I think about this new year, I know one thing is for sure . . . I am so ready to live again! And by living, I mean living without fear being where my attention focuses first. My health has been at the forefront of my life for the… Continue reading »


Episode #88 Health Update and Ministry Changes

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So, I thought I had it all worked out. <insert laughter here> BUT, life continually shows me that I have little control over many things–such as my health–still. I had the “joy” of meeting the rudest neurologist (physician), I’ve ever met in my life, and I survived him, thankfully, and… Continue reading »


Are We Christians Superstitious About Suffering?

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I grabbed my Bible, Journal, Coffee, Computer, Pens, and Concordance for my Bible study this morning. I sat down before the dog or cat could interrupt me, opened in prayer, and asked for understanding about suffering and healing. So, I decided to dive into a Bible study on healing. Again…. Continue reading »


Episode #84 You Can’t Fix A Person

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It’s tough. I know. I think it’s likely that we all know someone with an addiction or problem that isn’t being addressed by their choosing or flat-out denial. It goes ignored. Those closest to them may simply look away from it. Some even enable the behaviors, because they’re too afraid… Continue reading »


No Pretty Sin

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Preach This . . . Live This “Clean Sin –a man deep in wickedness will invent pretty names for sin.” (Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834-92, British, Baptist preacher * Proverbs 16:2 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB) 2 All a man’s ways seem right to him, but the Lord evaluates the motives *Quote from… Continue reading »


The Restful To-do List Is Unproductively Productive

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Today is a day where I’m just wiped OUT. My energy reserves are gone. If you think about a bowl filled with a little water: The water is your energy. Each spoonful of energy your body, the spoon, takes out, empties a little more each time. I’m pooped, yet there… Continue reading »