HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 3

HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 3

We looked last week at the heart’s first mention in scripture: And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. Genesis 6:5 Today we’ll take a look at its next occurrence: God’s response: Repented, or nacham in…

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HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 2

HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 2

We’ve all heard this phrase and if you’re a GRITS (girl raised in the south) like me, you’ve probably said or heard it more times than you can possibly count. It may even be embedded deep in our southerly DNA. So, what are we blessing exactly? And frankly, and more to the point of this…

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HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS

HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS

WEEK ONE INTRODUCTION To view an introductory video on this series click here.   Did you know the heart is mentioned in scripture nearly 1,000 times? Actually, I couldn’t find another body part mentioned more often than the heart in the Bible except for hands. Anything mentioned that often demands my attention.   GOALS  …

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OPEN LETTER TO CHRISTY BEAM

OPEN LETTER TO CHRISTY BEAM

Dear Christy, Pain, as least as I see it, is like the wind. It can’t be seen or touched but it can be deeply felt. Sometimes it flows in like a soft breeze gently announcing its presence. Other times, it comes out of nowhere and like a tornado, spins violently leaving destruction in its wake.…

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A SIMPLE SMILE

A SIMPLE SMILE

If you are like me, most lessons are learned the hard way. I recently wrote an article about such a lesson for a wonderful website called Just 18 Summers. It’s entitled, Look What I Did and tells of a time when the Lord chastened me for sending my son away when he needed me. As…

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BEGIN AGAIN

BEGIN AGAIN

With complete amazement, I recently shared on Facebook, “I am thrilled to announce that I just signed with Cyle Young at Hartline Literary Agency to write my first book. My heart is beyond overwhelmed by God’s great grace.” I can hardly believe it myself! How can this be? “There will come a time when you…

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WHILE WE WAIT

WHILE WE WAIT

“Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty, to carry within oneself the unanswered question, lifting the heart to God about it whenever it intrudes upon one’s thoughts.” Elisabeth Elliot Waiting is so hard and there is no stage in life where it’s not required. We’ve all witnessed a toddler’s tantrum as they engage…

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UPSIDE DOWN AND BACKWARDS

UPSIDE DOWN AND BACKWARDS

As I jotted the last word in my fifteenth journal to God, I grabbed a new one from the bookshelf this week. New journals always inspire and delight my soul. Pages lay empty. Line after line waiting to be filled. Love Himself meets me here and our relationship is deepened. Free to pour from the…

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BOLDLY BROKEN

BOLDLY BROKEN

I’m scared. Can I say that? I’m hurting. I need to say that. I’m willing to bet you are too. For different reasons perhaps but either way, hurt hurts. A friend of mine, Bob Hostetler, recently delivered a life changing key note speech that flung open any doors my heart secretly tried to keep hidden.…

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