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Just Like That?

Just like that, in a moment, something changes for the better, and a problem is washed away as though it had never existed. Incredulity mixed with cautious relief replaces the tension you might not have even realized was there. It starts to sink in, and gratitude replaces frustration, fear, or doubt. Have you ever experienced […]

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Marriage Reflections

Choosing a Spouse

Featured image from March 2015, the same timeframe as the journal excerpt quoted below. Iced coffee and The Sacred Search by Gary Thomas The emphasis really is on choosing. I hope we’ve all moved on from the fairytale notion that there is such a thing as “the one,” though I do believe that God sometimes […]

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The Song He Gives

More often than not, I wake up with a song in my head. I noticed this some time ago. It’s a worship song usually, or some song that reminds me of God’s goodness. The first time it happened, I was encouraged and comforted by it. It set a tone for my waking moments, when I […]

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God, my Shield

I’ve been waiting on a promise from God, and sometimes I get anxious about when it’s going to happen, if ever. I get it into my head that I need to do something to make it happen, and any peace that I had is destroyed by my anxious doing. One night a while ago, I […]

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Ordinary Faithfulness

Sometimes the hardest thing to do, is the thing that’s right in front of you. Let me explain. When looking for the Lord’s will, His plan, or His calling, it’s often been a search into the future. Sometimes, I’ve desired so much for the special or amazing things that He would call me to do […]