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Have faith in the struggle. Whatever it is that you are going through, keep your eyes on the Promise-Giver. What He allows may be confusing at times, but He is with you and for you. Wait for His promises.

It is Well

It is Well

  You may relate, but there are times that I struggle to keep the faith. Faith like that of the Shunammite woman. Have you heard her story? Let’s look. “One day Elisha went to Shunem. A prominent woman who lived there persuaded him to eat some food. So whenever he passed by, he stopped there

The Christian life boils down to this… Suffering, yes. Abundance, absolutely yes. We are loved by God! He has an abundant life planned for us even when it includes difficulties and hardships. Depression doesn’t have to be the end game for us. Come share your thoughts with us on our blog. We want to hear from you!

Abundant Life for All

  I have no interest in throwing unnecessary shade at the church when it comes to how it has traditionally dealt with mental illness. One of the things I love most about the church is its fierce commitment to helping those in need. Having worked for nearly a decade in the church as a teacher,

The I-don’t-know is holy ground. Stay close to Jesus. Stick by His side and don’t let turn away in frustration. Good is happening!

Where Is My Happily Ever After?

Seek first His Kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own. — Matthew 6:33-34 I feel the most unsettled when I’m uncertain about the future. I suspect many

Earth is not a stress-free place. Oh boy, no! We’ve got trouble with a capital T, don’t we? But, part of that is because this isn’t our home. Heaven is. Jesus went ahead of us to prepare that place for us. Let’s look forward to it together!

Headed for Home

  Some people believe that when they accept Christ, they will receive a Get Out of Stress Free card and live a life of uninterrupted bliss. To be honest, when I became a believer, I picked up a few new problems I hadn’t had before. Jesus never offered a false promise. At every point, He

The 28-Day Prayer Journey: Ask

Today we are bravely praying big and bold prayers to God! MORNING MEDITATION What would you ask God to do in your life, or in the life of another, if you believed He would do it? What would you ask God for if you weren’t afraid to take a chance on the impossible? Often I

No Plans

Letting Go of Plans in 2020

Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails. — Proverbs 19:21   My husband still teases me about my huge wedding notebook from 23 years ago. I’m a planner, you see, and during our engagement I kicked into overdrive. I organized every detail, and as my wedding

How to Keep Going

How to Keep Going

Here’s the straight truth. There’s no way for anyone on this planet to go through life without going through suffering. I wish there was. But there is not. Though knowing that suffering is a part of life and that it’s coming can actually help. Because part of the problem of suffering is that so many

Noise Pollution {5 Minutes with Jesus} | Sheila Walsh

Noise Pollution {5 Minutes with Jesus}

Noise Pollution Stop for a moment and just listen. What do you hear? Maybe the neighbor’s lawnmower… the barking dog a few houses down… a clock ticking… the cars on the street. Now stop for a moment and just listen to the noise inside. What is keeping your heart from being quiet and at peace?

The Fight in the Dark

Overview :: When we get to Heaven, we will be fully made in the image of Christ, perfect and without blemish or shame . But until then, we live imperfect lives in an imperfect world . But no matter how hard the fight or dark the night, we can still flourish in the struggle because

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