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The Silence of the Grave

Psalm 94:17–19 (NLT): Unless the Lord had helped me, I would soon have settled in the silence of the grave. I cried out, “I am slipping!” but your unfailing love, O Lord, supported me. When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer. In early 2014 I found myself well… lost… …

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Be Still and Know

My mom tells the story of me at nine month and how a favorite toy, a ball, dropped out of my playpen… I climbed out, retrieved it and sat down and played with it. The next day the same thing happened except it rolled away… Mom was thinking, maybe I will start crawling finally… However …

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Integrity How To Lesson

INTEGRITY… My new theme idea, goal, challenge, blue chip at CR… So what is integrity? This word that God has laid strongly on my heart? Definition of Integrity: “The quality of being honest and having strong moral principles; moral uprightness.” “S/he is known to be a person of integrity S/he is known to be a …

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‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus

Sunday… Good from start to finish… The worship was uplifting… We praised… I bounced (to clumsy to jump)… It awakened my soul! We sang praising God and every song touched me… with words that I can apply to my life exactly where I find myself… ‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus And to take …

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Where Does Your Smile Start?

I had a A-HA moment doing my devotion today… I’ve wrote about choosing to rejoice even when I really don’t want to… I’ve had times when I said it but I’m really frustrated and I bring it out externally… I’ve banged my steering wheel and I said out loud “Well, rejoice in the Lord anyways!!!” …

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Don’t You (sorta) Hate It When…

When God shows up and ends your pity party! I mean come on! Misery is so fun… We like company… Everyone pays attention to us, well at least at first… And then God shows up with Bible verses that are so totally against my pitty party… I not only have my mental health issues but …

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Humility Brokenness Desperation

We had a guest speaker in church today. He spoke on how 3 things are evident for a true revival. Humility… It’s something that a person cannot measure on themselves… It is there or it isn’t… And if you’re wondering, my take is that you don’t or you have false humility (oh, this little old …

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Love and Like and Billy Graham

There have been days where I have loved some people but not liked them… my love doesn’t shrink… As I watch from a distance my heart sorrows for them… From today’s devotions: “Loving God and living fully for Him are not necessarily synonymous…” I’m human… imperfect… I still have a piece of that fruit stuck …

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Holy Pain and Integrity

For a few weeks my back want to remind me of my age and has been a sore… Today the pain is not only big time but also very different… I’ve been struggling with a pity party wanting to happen (mental health issues are a daily battle) as I have other health and things stewing …

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Integrity

Okay… I’ve said it… Integrity… My next blue chip I will take at Celebrate Recovery… It starts today – November 1st 2017 So what will integrity be… The word itself is intangible… And what about the mental health aspect? I still get those reminder times… Having a closer walk with God… That trumps any bad …

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