Category Archives: pain

30 Days – Day 7: Deut. 23

An Ammonite or Moabite shall not enter the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation none of his descendants shall enter the assembly of the LORD forever, because they did not meet you with bread and water on … Continue reading

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30 Days – Day 6: Matthew 19

Now behold, one came and said to Him, “Good Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?” So He said to him, “Why do you call Me good?[f] No one is good but One, that … Continue reading

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Productive Pain

My friend, Sara, is one of my role models.  She has what I like to call “forefather-faith”–the kind of stubborn trust in the faithfulness of God that sent Abraham away from his family looking for a land he’d never seen; … Continue reading

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I’ve spent hours staring at a brick wall.  Sometimes days….even years.  The lesson God began teaching me over a year ago continues to come back around–the quiet voice that answers, “here I am” in the middle of so much noise and … Continue reading

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musings (part 2)

Before God can vindicate us, He must first scrutinize us.  1 Corinthians 4:4   Jesus’ first action on this earth was to completely trash Mary and Joseph’s reputations. Being Spirit-led is more important than man’s opinion.   “When you’re a … Continue reading

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