Tuesdays in II Timothy Chapter 1:11-19

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Introduction Have you ever had a friend remind you of who you and urge you on towards your destiny with the very words you have used to encourage…

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How am I? No, I AM.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

“Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall.” Psalm 55:22 At the turn of the new year, the…

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My Undergarment

Saturday, March 31, 2018

“When the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his clothes, dividing them into four shares, one for each of them, with the undergarment remaining. This garment was seamless, woven…

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No One Lives Outside The Floodplain

Monday, September 25, 2017

“But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure…

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Marriage: Bunny slopes and double blacks

Monday, March 20, 2017

“I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it…

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One’s Loss is Another’s Gain

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy set before him endured the cross, scorning its shame, and…

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It’s Time for Your Encore

Monday, January 23, 2017

One of the greatest voices of our era knocked down a stand-up and shake-it performance in Houston last night. Her stage presence and powerful voice consumed the atmosphere…

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Force Field of Mercy

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

“But for those who fear you, you have raised a banner to be unfurled against the bow.” Psalm 60:4 Without its protective force field, the earth would be…

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My Island Life

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Renee’s Story: I decided to reinvent myself by moving to a Caribbean island at age 29. I managed a gift shop and also was an ocean kayak tour…

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Comfort: a Person, Place and Thing

Monday, September 26, 2016

“But David found strength in the LORD his God.” I Samuel 30:6b I love waking up near the ocean. Like a child at the first sign of dawn…

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Take Me On A New Adventure

Monday, August 22, 2016

“I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and…

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Fierce Pursuit

Sunday, June 19, 2016

“And he arose and came to his father. But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell…

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The Treehouse

Monday, June 6, 2016

The Lord will guide you continually, giving you water when you are dry and restoring your strength. Isaiah 58:11 (NLT) I moved in to what a friend affectionately named my “treehouse” a…

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Mercy in Messiness

Friday, May 27, 2016

Christel’s Story: Born and raised in Belgium in a family of Catholic believers, I was a very sensitive and clumsy child which made everyday life difficult. I also…

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The Father That Counts

Friday, February 26, 2016

Christine’s Story: When I was five years old I received a school assignment to go home, find out what my daddy did for a living and then come…

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The Missing Piece

Friday, February 26, 2016

Sara’s Story: At the age of 16 I didn’t know how to cope with feeling overwhelmed by negative feelings and shame. Even though I had a normal family…

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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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Love in the Big Bear Hug

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

“Love one another deeply, from the heart.” 1 Peter 1:22 Driving down the highway with the city fading in my rearview mirror, I breathed in deeply, releasing the…

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Star Struck

Monday, February 15, 2016

“Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.” Psa 37:4 NIV I sleep really well, except for last Wed night. What…

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How can I know God loves me?

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Kindred sister, we are designed for LOVE and our hearts were created to need LOVE. God tells us He is the definition of LOVE (I John 4:8). How…

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Does God Care?

Thursday, January 21, 2016

“Your lovingkindness, O LORD, extends to the heavens, Your faithfulness reaches to the skies.” (Ps. 36:5) One of the reasons why I am a blog writer for Sacred…

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Super Heroes

Monday, January 18, 2016

“We rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” Romans 5:3-4 Hollywood is the birthplace of a $90B industry that sells…

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What Gets You Out of Bed?

Thursday, January 14, 2016

We love because He first loved us. I John 4:19 Buzz, Buzz, the dreaded sound of the alarm. Stammering out of the bed still half sleep, I feel…

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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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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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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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Where is Your Faith?

Monday, May 11, 2015

He said to them, “Where is your faith?” And they were afraid, and they marveled, saying to one another, “Who then is this, that he commands even winds…

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One Piece of Candy

Thursday, June 12, 2014

One Piece of Candy Romans 8:6 “The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace.” con•tent•ment [kuh n-tent-muh nt]…

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Never Surrender!

Monday, April 14, 2014

But you must remain faithful to the things you have been taught. You know they are true, for you know you can trust those who taught you. You…

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Who Calls You to Freedom?

Monday, March 10, 2014

You were running the race so well. Who has held you back from following the truth? It certainly isn’t God, for He is the one who called you…

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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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