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Crossroads

I stand facing two paths. The wide path to my left winds along and extends way up a steep rocky cliff. I can see only the heights of the perilous mountain ahead covered with dark clouds and enduring random bolts of … Continue reading

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Connecting with Your Child’s Heart

God has entrusted you with a precious gift: YOUR CHILD’S HEART. How BEST to handle that heart? Good question! Here are some tips for parents: Pray with and for your child that God’s will and purposes be fulfilled in his life. And … Continue reading

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Our True Nature

Last night I had a dream. It really freaked me out. You’re a mature Christian. Can you please explain it to me? Well, I’m not exactly sure of where I was, but it felt like I was suspended way out … Continue reading

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Feel the Pain

I know it may sound harsh, but one of the many lessons God has taught me is to “feel the pain.” —Eeek! I know. We all run from pain. It’s instinctive. But in God’s economy, the reverse of our instinct often applies. … Continue reading

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Secret Stash

“What ya doin’?” Billy called out from the middle of the street, craning his neck while trying to stay balanced on his two-wheeler. He turned into the driveway leaning his red bike on its kick stand and unfastened his helmet letting it fall … Continue reading

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Nightmare

Darkness smothered her labored breathing as beads of sweat rolled from her forehead. Terror gorged her tender heart while torment jabbed and mocked her soul. Metal claws glowing with long ember tips bullied Marie endlessly as she lunged from side to … Continue reading

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Growing

The front porch slats reverberated as Stephanie rocked in the rocking chair, her crocheted purse nestled in her lap. Recently out for summer break from teaching kindergarten, Stephanie enjoyed every minute of her vacation catching up on all the relaxing activities that brought … Continue reading

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Cycle of Double-mindedness

The illustration below from our homeschooling years shows one aspect of the cycle of double mindedness. Defining herself by her feelings and circumstances, the girl believes that she is somehow no longer the new creation that God says she is (2 … Continue reading

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Double minded Illustration

The illustration below from our homeschooling years shows the mindset of many Christians. To the far left is “single-minded unbelief” which rejects God’s sacrifice for mankind. To the far right is “single-minded belief,” which fully accepts God’s sacrifice (Rom. 8:3 … Continue reading

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Unbelief to Glory Illustration

The illustration below encapsulates the step-by-step testimony detailed in my book, My Journey Through the Cross, and is found on page 141. It shows the spiritual path from unbelief to glory. We begin our journey identifying with the old nature, our … Continue reading

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Clear Conscience

In the letter to the Hebrews in verse 10:14, it states, “For by a single offering He has forever completely cleansed and perfected those who are consecrated and made holy.” The Greek word, “teleioo” here means “cleansed and perfected.” Used … Continue reading

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INFJ Ramblings

 YOUTUBE While exploring new areas of Youtube this week, I found a Myers Briggs Temperament section. There Youtube buzzes with the interesting dynamics of human personality and temperament the formal analysis of which originates with the book, Please Understand Me and … Continue reading

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