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Milestone Birthdays

Recently, while thinking about my fortieth birthday, I realized that I have two milestone birthdays coming up. Not only was I born in February. February 1994 (nearly 25 years ago), I decided to both accept Christ as my Savior and to walk in devotion to...

Work. Rest. Play.

There’s always work to do, something that isn’t done yet, and money to be made. If we’re not careful we’ll look back over the past week, or month and find that we’re always working. Because we’re unsatisfied with what we’ve presently accomplished or we’re giving...

What’s on Repeat?

I’m currently reading through the Bible in chronological order. If you’ve ever taken a “How to Study the Bible” seminar or course, you’re aware that one of the first steps of bible study is to observe what’s happening or being said in a passage. Not...

DESPERATE

Have you ever read Psalm 119 in its entirety? This lengthy Psalm is an acrostic poem divided into twenty-two sections that correspond with the Hebrew alphabet. Over time, this Psalm has become one of my favorites. Not only does the content of this Psalm reign...

Over 40: Part 2 – It’s Not Too Late For A Miracle

While reading Acts, another "over forty" miracle caught my attention. Acts chapter 3 recounts how Peter and John encountered a man who had been unable to walk since birth. When Peter appealed to Jesus, the man's feet and ankles were strengthened rendering him able to...

Over 40: Part 1 – There’s Still Time

This week I celebrated another birthday! It's hard to believe that I'm three years away from forty. After all, I feel young. Many say I look young. What's more, I recall my parents at this age. They seemed farther along in life. I consider my...

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En Route To The Promise

In my book, The Waiting Room, I share how God impressed upon my heart that my desire to bear children would be granted. Fast-forward nearly a decade this perceived promise from God hadn't come to fruition. Longing for, praying for, and waiting for a child...

Things To Keep In Mind When Desperate

Prolonged waiting and fear of an unknown future can render us desperate. We can feel an urgent need and desire for answers and to be rescued. We tend to go into self-preservation or self-advancement mode. We may say and do anything to improve our plight. It’s...