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The Gift of Desperation

The gift –of what?? Who in their right mind would classify desperation as -a gift? I would. Because every place of desperation within me that I have surrendered to the Lord, He has led me to healing and relief. In fact, … Continue reading

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Good and Perfect Gifts

James 1:17 Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. Good and perfect gifts…? What do we imagine as “good and perfect gifts” from God? … Continue reading

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Authority

“Bruno,” Jake whispered in baritone as he stomped through the wilted tulips approaching the tool shed, “over here.” Jake leaned over in the shadows to stuff his ragged jeans and jacket pockets full of expensive tools. His long whiskers were … Continue reading

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Being Alone

So many people fear being alone. A moderate fear of being alone is healthy because we are wired and intended by God to be in relationship with others. However, when our fear of being alone is severe then we might struggle to enforce healthy boundaries in relationships. … Continue reading

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Pleasing People

The lure of pleasing people is insidious. In Mark 8:33, Christ made crystal clear the answer to the competing priorities of pleasing people versus pleasing God. Speaking to Peter He replied, “Get behind Me, Satan! For you do not have … Continue reading

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Are You Habitually Rescuing Your Children?

Parental instincts are wonderful and God-given. Naturally, we love, protect, teach, bond with and provide for our children as best we can. However, sometimes we can misuse our parental privilege by rescuing our children from consequences and as a result, end … Continue reading

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