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The Mess I Make… and a Brighter Future

The Mess I Make… and a Brighter Future

What a Mess Dear Jesus, I’ve made a mess of things. I’ve said and done things without seeking Your will. Now I’ve made everything so much worse. The situation was not mine; it was hers to work through. My intentions were good, Jesus. I stepped in wanting to help, but I went about it all

If He Didn’t Forget, How Could We Pray?

If He Didn’t Forget, How Could We Pray? He Forgot I was thanking the Father today for His mercy. I began listing the sins He’d forgiven. One by one I thanked God for forgiving my stumbles and tumbles. My motives were pure and my heart was thankful, but my understanding of God was wrong. It

Respecting God’s Boundaries

God expects His boundaries to be respected. When He makes choices, or says no to us, that is His right, His freedom. If we are to have a real relationship with Him, we need to respect that freedom. When we try and put Him into binds where He “has to do something,” we are testing

so over winter

I’m So Over Winter… Or So I Thought!

By the end of January here in the Midwest, winter has usually worn out its welcome. The cold has been around for what seems like forever, and below-freezing temperatures have kept us inside for far too long. And that whole routine of getting the kiddos dressed and bundled up to head outside? Yeah, I’m so

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