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Tailor Made: The Authentic You

Tailor Made: The Authentic You

The authentic self is soul made visible. — Sarah Ban Breathnach 1 We are the most at ease when no one is watching. We are free to be ourselves and act the way we feel at the moment when no one is there to judge us. When I took my daughter, Holly, to her first

Do I Belong?

  Before You Go to Study Before your Group Gathering this week, take a few minutes to prepare your heart and mind using the prompts below. PREP Belonging is a big deal to us humans. To really be a part of something. To feel truly wanted and accepted. To be connected to others in meaningful

A Calling That Never Ends

Here’s the misguided idea we need to reconsider about dreams. Many of us talk about God’s calling or the dream He has for us as if it’s some distant, yet-to-be-attained thing. It is perpetually in the future, not the present. It is ever before us, just beyond reach. It will be realized only on some

Wrapping Up Rhythms of Renewal OBS!

God pours into us in the still and silent places so He can pour us out in the world He loves. ~ Rebekah Lyons It’s wrap-up week already, friends! It’s time to grab your study guides and review our journey together, and if you haven’t finished the videos, or you want to rewatch them and

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 5 — Create

  Create helps us build the Kingdom, grow the Church, and make us more like Him. ~ Rebekah Lyons For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works which God prepared in advance for us to do. — Ephesians 2:10 The blank page. Sometimes it stares back at me with a

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 3 — Restore

God invites us a wholeness that isn’t just mind, isn’t just body, and isn’t just spirit. But, it’s the culmination of all those things coming under submission to what God intends for us. Physically, mentally, and emotionally. Restoration brings us back to life. ~ Rebekah Lyons I’ll give you a full life in the emptiest

1 John 4:19

Stepping Into His Story

In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade. — 1 Peter 1:3-4 Prayers like anything place us in the midst of stories. These stories have an Author who writes

Luke Lezon

From Mess to Masterpiece 

The Renaissance produced some of the most famous artists and works of art of all time: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, the Sistine Chapel, and many more. But few are more well-known than Michelangelo’s David. Giorgio Vasari, who wrote a biography on Michelangelo, said this about David, “When all was

Know Your Identity

Editor’s Note: Nineteen years ago, Gabe and Rebekah Lyons’s life took a dramatic turn when they learned that their newborn son, Cade, had Down syndrome. Remembering the day they received the diagnosis, Rebekah said that she collapsed. “Something died in me the day Cade was born — a controlled plan for my life,” Rebekah said. “But

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