Surrender Doesn’t Have to Look Like Giving Up

  The word “surrender” screams loudly with the language of “giving up”. The more I wrestle with the anticipation of losing something in surrender, the more I wrestle with the idea of losing my call/purpose/identity. And honestly, it’s sickening. That sick feeling, I’m finding only comes when it’s something that I’ve put ahead of seeking first the kingdom of God. I hadn’t been seeking His righteousness. (Matthew 6:33) What I’m grasping for or trying to hold on to hasn’t been […]

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When Maturity Has A New Definition

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in You, all whose thoughts are fixed on You! Isaiah 26:3 (NLT) *This post is totally female specific. If you’re a guy reading this, pass it along to that woman in your life that could benefit in this “sisterhood”! There’s a new word that has been trying to define me for almost two years now. I hear that it comes as a biological occurrence and as women, eh hmmm, “mature”. That […]

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Get the Recipes : Learning to Hear From God

I text my mom a couple days ago asking for her Pound Cake recipe. She promptly shared it with me. Moments later she called me. Her words to me were: “I needed to call you because there are just some little details that you need to know that can’t be conveyed in a text message.” The little details were her secrets to ensure that my cake will taste like her cake. Her next phrase had me thinking about how I call […]

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Satisfied With Whatever Is Available

  “Contentment is being satisfied — satisfied not because something is in sufficient supply, but satisfied with whatever is available.” – Cynthia Heald, Becoming a Woman Whose God is Enough. I’m the first to admit that I have my preferences and sometimes I’m like a bulldog when it comes to having my way in a specific area. To know me is to know that I’m a coffee snob; or more accurately, a coffee creamer snob. I’ve turned down a much […]

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Your Purpose Is Not Lost

  The Good Shepherd loves His sheep. He tends, leads, guides, cherishes, feeds, and protects a flock. He’ll even lay down His life for their protection. As Christians, Jesus is our Good Shepherd and He did more than just dying for us.   He set up a plan and purpose for each of us because He knows that there is an enemy that wants to take us out. He knows this well because he tried to take HIM out!   […]

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