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and this is why I’m more content than you are

I know. That’s a bold statement. But I’m sticking with it. And I’m about to tell you why. I’ve been thinking a lot about joy and contentment lately. My womens’ group at my church studied the letter to the Philippians this past semester and I have to say that I needed it. As many of… Continue reading and this is why I’m more content than you are

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on the loss of wonder

I’ve always loved Christmas. I know, I know. It’s still too early. Well, you can go read up on the wonder of Thanksgiving elsewhere I’m sure, but please bookmark this one and come back to it when you feel it’s appropriate. Thanks! Christmas was always such a pretty and joyful time. It had a kind… Continue reading on the loss of wonder

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Day 12: The armor of God

Life is a war. It feels at times like a constant struggle. A struggle between doing what’s right and what’s easy. A struggle between caring and not caring. A search for meaning and purpose. A yearning for something to change. Anything. It’s a battle and an uphill one at that. Too many times we see our… Continue reading Day 12: The armor of God

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Day 10: Perfect Posture

There are few things that instantly demean a person within fractions of a second like a physical gesture. An eye roll. A certain finger. Hands on hips. Today’s devotional reminds us of how our body language speaks at times much louder than our words will, and within moments arguments will turn disastrous when our body… Continue reading Day 10: Perfect Posture

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the hardest path

Anyone who says that being a Christian is for the weak minded and faith is a crutch clearly has not spent much time really being one. Faith is sometimes the hardest path to tread. Sometimes my brain takes every possible path except faith, and it feels so much easier, even providing relief in so many ways. I spent years running away from Jesus. I spent so much time chasing every happiness this life could possibly scrounge up. Was it fun? Yes. Did I have some good times? Of course. Was it easier to live than it is now? UNdoubtedly. I made it up as I went. What could be easier than that?