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The Hard Truth About Hard Work

The Hard Truth About Hard Work

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. — Galatians 6:9 Recently my husband, Michael, and I had a contractor doing some work in our basement, and that contractor said something I’ll never forget: “Hard work isn’t something this

Sleep Like a Baby

Gideon came to the Jordan and crossed over, he and the 300 men who were with him, exhausted yet pursuing. — Judges 8:4 ESV Whoever coined the phrase “sleep like a baby” clearly never had one wake them up every two hours for nights on end. Having a newborn in your home makes you understand

Past a Certain Point Blog Post

Past a Certain Point

Recently, my best friend hurt my feelings. We were having our morning phone call — something we do almost every day, usually while she’s driving to her office — and I was sharing with Jen about a tough experience I’d had in a ministry meeting the night before. She went into advice mode, suggesting what

Divine Direction: Stay — Finish Strong

One day you’re going to come to a fork in the road. And this new direction may look like the perfect route to take. But no matter how appealing it is, God may lead you to stay the course instead. Maybe you’re in college right now. You’ve been thinking, I’m not going to make it.

Top 10 Everday Stressors for Women

Don’t forget to pause and nourish yourself a bit along the way. When you’re born to help others sometimes you forget to help yourself. ~ Paula Heller Garland What kind of nourishment do you need most for the pace and challenges of your unique life? David, the wild-hearted Shepherd-Warrior-King, wrote psalms full of prayers for superhuman energy bursts. For by You

God’s Words of Life on Rest

Devotional Thought on Rest Are you exhausted today? Are you taking pills for energy to get through the day? Or are you on a nervous high and need something to slow you down? Perhaps what your body is really crying for is rest. Is there rest for anyone in this tension-filled world? As the disciples

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