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Prayers for Authenticity

LORD, please heal my heart and teach my soul with your mercy and grace so that my head and heart meet at my lips and I speak the truth in love (Eph. 4:15). LORD, please help me overcome fear and … Continue reading

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Transformation Prayer Ministry (TPM)

Spirit beckons Holy hosts Hurting hearts Come trust Come exchange One rope One chain Take dominion Remember the knot Feel the pain Surrender your belief Crucify the lie Receive relief Vanquish the pain Truth heals A new story Heart healing … Continue reading

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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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The Back Twist

“How do you get him to do that?” Thom pondered out loud to me sporting a confused demeanor as we sat together on the sofa in the basement. Henry had jumped in my lap and worked up a symphony of … Continue reading

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We Feel What We Believe

We all desire appropriation of God’s truth and His Spirit. Of course, we do. But what blocks us from this process? Well, in one word…lies. Lies block us from appropriating. Lies are everywhere. We are born into a world full … Continue reading

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Naked and Thankful

Who’s naked? I am. I live naked before God. Really. I realize that may sound kind of scary. But between me and Him, I am just transparent and raw. Fully exposed. And I am not ashamed of my humanity because I … Continue reading

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Fabric

“Go ahead and load the boxes back in storage and the rolls out front in domestic,” chimed Brenda from behind her desk as she mulled over unpaid invoices, “I’ve got cash to retrieve.” She picked up the office phone and began dialing. … 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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Refugees

While driving home from our summer vacation this past weekend, I heard a song by Tom Petty, called Refugee. Sadly, the Lord showed me that this song depicts many of the saints of God. Before I pursued healing, I certainly lived like … Continue reading

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