HEART MATTERS

HEART MATTERS

If you peeked through my quiet time journals to God over the past six years you’ll find this prayer: “Give me perpetual brokenheartedness.” Why, you may ask, would I pray for a broken heart when I should be praying for God to heal my heart? In short, Psalm 51:17 I discovered this beautiful verse at…

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A SEASON’S CHANGE

A SEASON’S CHANGE

The line that separates a time to weep and a time to laugh is thin as the ice a mischievous boy stands on. The time to every purpose under heaven is certain and everything has its season. The worst thing about some seasons is that they change. The best thing about some seasons is that…

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HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 5

HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 5

“…but she has a good heart.” “…but he’s a good man.” How many times have you heard this or said it yourself when talking about another person? Does tacking on these qualifiers justify what precedes the statements? What determines if our hearts are good? Our actions? Our motives? Who determines if our hearts are good?…

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HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 4

HEART FILLED HUMP DAYS WEEK 4

Last week we looked at God’s unfavorable response to man’s wickedness. And it repented the Lord that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart. Genesis 6:6 I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth… for it repenteth me that I have made…

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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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