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The Overflow from the Heart

  “Our words are a faithful index of the state of our souls.” St. Frances de Sales It’s important to take care of our hearts, because what is in us will come out, whether we like it or not. When … Continue reading

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Repentance and Rest

“To do so no more is the truest repentance.” Martin Luther I’m amazed at how songs, smells, Scripture, and even food can cause me to return to a specific memory. Recently I meditated on Isaiah 30:15: “In repentance and rest … Continue reading

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Deeper Still

“Honesty gives others the freedom to be honest as well, opening up the possibility of deeper connection and friendship.” Shauna Niequist   After church a friend came up to me and expressed her appreciation for my vulnerability in my blog … Continue reading

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Trust Heals All Wounds

  “Trust the past to God’s mercy, the present to God’s love, and the future to God’s providence.” St. Augustine of Hippo While reading Daniel chapter 6, the story about Daniel being thrown in the lions’ den, the Holy Spirit … Continue reading

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A Closet Full of Godly Character

“The expression of Christian character is not good doing, but God-likeness.” Oswald Chambers I go through the same routine every day. I open the closet door and try to decide what to wear, how I will clothe myself for that … Continue reading

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God’s Good Requirements

  “The pearl of justice is found in the heart of mercy.” St. Catherine of Siena Open book tests delivered good news and bad news to my mind. I no sooner thought, Yes, I don’t have to study as hard … Continue reading

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All About Him

  “Your life involves you but is not ultimately about you.” Priscilla Shirer I had a bulletin board in my fourth grade classroom called: All About Me. Each student had an opportunity to have their own bulletin board for a … Continue reading

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