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Sunday Journal: Just Another Week in Paradise

I just drank a pina-colada the size of a rainstorm so this might be a bit rambly. You've been warned. Well, the drink was mostly pineapple juice. Vitamin C for the day (or possibly the week)--all taken cake of. I indulged... Continue Reading →

January Book Study: Faith Unraveled

I read this today: "I do believe. Help me overcome my unbelief." --Spoken by a father with a dying son to Jesus. So can this girl plagued with dying religion say that to Jesus? Well, I reckon so. My footing isn't sure, the path... Continue Reading →

Wibbly-Wobbly…Slow Going

This week's chapter in Life's Too Short to Eat Bad Cheese is about examining why I am not taking care of myself. Ellie's primary focus in this chapter is on emotional eating and discovering the root cause so we can all take proper... Continue Reading →

Christ of the Mountains

I grew up in two worlds...in various military towns and in my grandparents home in the Appalachia foothills. We moved frequently from Washington to Louisiana and many places in-between.  I loved the mountains because everything remained as it was between stays.... Continue Reading →

Why I No Longer Have Faith In Children’s Ministry

I'm going to ruffle a feather or two...So, let me start out by saying I think highly of the people and many friends who work in children's ministry. It's a tough ministry...I called it the Armageddon ministry when I labored... Continue Reading →

One Word

The past few days I've read about others choosing a word for the coming year. A word to focus on to see them through their well-chosen resolutions...a word with spiritual meaning... a word to bring them closer in relation to... Continue Reading →

Made To Crave….End Game or Silence Revisited

Finally, I can shut the cover of this book and give it back to my friend (thanks J for loaning it to me!). Don't get me wrong, this is a great book and will change your life if you take... Continue Reading →

MTC Chapters 10-14 or Gnosticism Lives

Lysa TerKeurst is a pretty funny gal. I laughed pretty hard at some of the stuff in these chapters but I won't spoil it for you by mentioning any of it. What I did find ironic within myself was the heresy of... Continue Reading →

MTC chapters 6-9 or following Christ out of Starbucks

In chapter six Lysa teaches that self-control is a fruit of the Spirit and we grow closer to God when we exercise it. In other words by denying myself cappuccino (and a yummy cup of sugar and cream with some coffee is not... Continue Reading →

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