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You Are First In Line …

Behold, I have given you authority and power to trample upon serpents and scorpions and [physical and mental and strength and ability] over all power that the enemy [possesses]; and nothing shall in anyway harm you. Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are … Continue reading

Grace To Slow Our Pace

If we are willing to ask Him, God will give us the grace to slow the pace.  And He will help us remember how loved we are and how faithful He is.  If we wait expectantly for Him, God will lift our eyes and draw near to us.  Giglio, Waiting Here For You: An Advent … Continue reading

Your Power is in the Package

But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.  John 14:26 A few weeks back, I received a text from a former neighbor.  My sweet friend, a mom of four, had purchased … Continue reading

Five Letters Left On My Table

I sat in church.  About ten rows back from stage left.  Bible bag at my feet.  A purple pen in my hand.  A journal in my lap. And God spoke. His voice … unrelated to what going on around me.  Not pertaining to my pastor’s message.  The Lord spoke an unmistakable, inaudible Word – His … Continue reading

Bondage To The Boogie Man

This morning, my eyes opened wide at 3am to an unfamiliar tapping.  Our window air unit, arguably on its last leg, was working hard to spit out an UNO card or a possibly granola wrapper. No telling what was in there with 3 little boys in the house.  But nevertheless, our tapping air unit broke … Continue reading

Where Am I Plugged In?

I am in knots today. From the moment my feet hit the floor, all the way down to the coffee pot, and even now as I sit at my little spot at the end of the kitchen table, I am a wad of nerves and knots. And why?  Well, I can’t quite put my finger … Continue reading

Fear Has Met Its Match, I Reckon

I’ve watched fear creep in. As a thief in the night sneaks his eerie shadow through the back window, so has fear crawled its way through the back door of his innocent mind.  My nine-year-old.  My sweet boy. Fear is afflicting him. I hear it in his voice.  He questions noises upstairs.  He visits my … Continue reading

Just Say No…vember

Passing alongside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and Andrew the brother of Simon casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”And immediately they left their nets and followed him. Mark 1:16-18 Simon and Andrew could … Continue reading