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Be You… Be Imperfect

Be You… Be Imperfect

For so long I lived my life in the tension of two extremes. How can I serve more? Pour your unending love on your husband and children. When you’re tired, lean in and give more. Be patient, soft-spoken, kind, long-suffering. If someone is unkind to you, turn the other cheek. Smile more. Keep the house

You’re Invited to The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi OBS

Your Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. — Psalm 119:105  The Old Testament was written in ancient Hebrew. The New Testament was written in ancient Greek. We have to understand what the Word of God actually says in order to understand how to apply it to our lives

Strong: Embracing a Woman’s Nature

Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ. — Ephesians 4:15 As women, our very nature and physical design are set up with nurture and tenderness in mind. We are not constructed with hard edges but gentle curves.

Life Doesn’t Have to Be So Complicated

“If putting Jesus first uncomplicates our life, why do we struggle to do it?”, the podcast interviewer asked me the other day, what has become a familiar question. It does seem curious, that we wouldn’t run to a clear remedy for a pain point in our life. But that, itself, is the answer to the

The Fight

What if the only thing standing between where you are and where God has called you to be is a fight? It might be the last thing you expected, especially on your journey with Christ. We’re taught that “blessed are the peace-makers” and that we should “make every effort to live in peace” (Matthew 5:9;

I Am… Wanted

I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. — John 14:18 The night held magic. I knew it before the sixteen-year-old boy standing next to me reached for my hand. Although we went to the same high school, I couldn’t believe it when he asked me out. He was an athlete,

Grateful Even When Bad Gets Worse

Though the fig tree does not bud and there is no fruit on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet… I will rejoice in the God of my salvation! — Habakkuk 3:17-18 Habakkuk described

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