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suffering

(This video is somewhat graphic in nature. The images are used from the movie ‘The Passion of the Christ’ and I neither endorse nor denounce it. I chose this because I feel we shouldn’t hide nor be ignorant from the reality of the suffering Jesus Christ bore on our behalf. It was real. It should […]

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For me, there are 2 sides to this time of year. There’s this side: Cookie making Hot cocoa sipping Fireplace blazing Slipper wearing Snowflakes falling Family gathering Tradition keeping Duct tape wrapping Carol singing Advent remembering… And then there’s this side: The side of me that I hide. I don’t want to be a burden, […]

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“Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth I will cry to You, When my heart is overwhelmed; Lead me to the rock that is higher than I. For You have been a shelter for me, A strong tower from the enemy. I will abide in Your tabernacle […]

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This is my feeble attempt to write a letter from the perspective of a sponsored child. I feel very inadequate and don’t want to dishonor or falsely dramatize what these children and their families go through. The truth is, there are children living in such poverty we can barely imagine what it must be like […]

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Listless words linger in my mind. Half-thoughts swirling around innermost parts. Sentences start, quickly fade, their endings unknown. Imaged impressions float through hazed vastness, just out of reach. Stretching out, trying to grasp anything, only to pull my hand back, empty. Trying to shake them off, deliberate discouragements, carefully chosen, trigger my flesh. Familiar emotions […]

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As I woke up this morning, my head still clearing from the cloudy stupor of former unconsciousness, my thoughts began to focus on the Lord and what He’s doing with this whole “Write the Word” thing. As the fog dissipated, these words, from the Word, clearly surfaced… Psalm 127:1-2 “Unless the Lord builds the house, […]

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*deep breath* My eyes are closed as I exhale, trying to find the place to begin… You know how when you haven’t seen a good friend in awhile and you can’t remember the last thing you talked about and then you realize they don’t know how something life changing turned out? And you want to […]

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