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a beautiful example of abiding

Therefore, my brother, who would learn to abide in Jesus, take time each day, ere you read, and while you read, and after you read, to put yourself into living contact with the living Jesus, to yield yourself distinctly and consciously to His blessed influence; so will you give Him the opportunity of taking hold of you, of drawing you up and keeping you safe in His almighty life.

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Thanksgiving is my favorite {a 52 weeks of gratitude post}

It’s a bit embarrassing that I’ve gotten behind (again) on my 52 weeks of gratitude posts. If I’m counting correctly, this is my sixteenth post, but it’s been nineteen weeks since I began. Ugh! And THIS month of all the months to slack up on gratitude.… read more

hidden in Him

It’s late Sunday night, which obviously means Monday is near. As I tried to get the girls to bed a while ago, which at times is akin to herding feral cats, I began to feel anxious and like Monday is creeping in with it’s list of to-do’s and making up the undone from last week and (goodness gracious) the need to make some sort of plan for holiday needs and gifts and… on and on…

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It can come on like a thick cloak of fresh panic, these thoughts of a new week with old and new needs pressing hard.… read more

39 is just fine: {a 52 weeks of gratitude post}

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I’m 39 now. And it’s ok. It’s good. 39 is just fine…

and I’m convinced that 40 will be just fine as well. Exciting, even, because who knows what is yet to come?

Certainty is the mark of the commonsense life– gracious uncertainty is the mark of the spiritual life.

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a monday morning prayer for you

Oh it’s Love so undeniable — I, I can hardly speak — Peace so Unexplainable — I, I can hardly think — As you call me deeper still — as you call me deeper still — as you call me deeper still into love love love — from Good Good Father by Housefires

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Just as we went deeper into this corn maze over the weekend, may we go deeper and deeper in His great Love.
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