Lonely with 1,000 Friends

Thursday, August 17, 2017

“No one has greater love than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” (Jn.15:3) I recently hit the “400” mark for number of friends I…

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You too?

Monday, July 31, 2017

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds…” Hebrews 10:24 Women encouraging women in every chapter. This is the heart…

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The Perils of Unforgiveness

Monday, June 5, 2017

“But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…” (Mt. 5:44) I recently read an article about a woman named Shaynna who enterered…

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Do Your Boundaries Love or Self-Protect?

Monday, April 10, 2017

“Hatred stirs up conflicts, but love covers all offenses.” (Proverbs 10:12) “What is love? Baby don’t hurt me. Don’t hurt me. No more.” As I have been reflecting…

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God’s Surprising Friendships

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Following God’s call of evangelism and discipleship in my life has coincided with the development of close friendships. From my perspective I was “doing something for God,” but…

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What is Love? Baby Don’t Hurt Me

Monday, February 22, 2016

“Hatred stirs up conflicts, but love covers all offenses.” (Proverbs 10:12) “What is love? Baby don’t hurt me. Don’t hurt me. No more.” As I have been reflecting…

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Change Your Focus

Monday, September 21, 2015

“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen,…

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Loving an Abusive Person

Monday, August 17, 2015

“The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God’. They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.” (Psalm 14:1) In my…

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The Gift of a Real Friend

Monday, August 3, 2015

“Every good and perfect gift is from above…” James 1:17a Years ago at the summer camp I attended as a girl, we spent many nights in the cabin…

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Who is my real friend?

Monday, July 20, 2015

“Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.” James 4:4b James’ words sound harsh. What do they really mean? Let’s…

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A True Friend

Monday, July 13, 2015

I am 44 years old (please don’t share that with anyone). At this point in my life I know who my true friends are, and I’m very content…

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I Call You Friend

Monday, July 6, 2015

“The Cullen’s* are going to leave your team.” I heard this message whispered to my heart while I was on medical leave almost a decade ago. My “team”…

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He is With You

Monday, May 12, 2014

“But you will not even need to fight. Take your positions; then stand still and watch the Lord’s victory. He is with you, O people of Judah and…

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7 Reasons Why You Need Relationships

Monday, January 13, 2014

“Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear.” 1 John 4:18, (NLT) I often find myself unsure of what to do when people hurt me….

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