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Do Not Nullify Grace

Do not nullify the grace of God.  In Galatians 2:21, Paul states, “I do not ignore or nullify the [gracious gift of the] grace of God [His amazing, unmerited favor], for if righteousness comes through [observing] the Law, then Christ … 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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Never Fall Again

Can you imagine a life without falling?? There is a way to protect ourselves from falling. The secret hides in the word, humility. Humility is not weakness. Humility is strength under control. Like a wild horse trained to listen and respond … Continue reading

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Devil Worship

Are you unknowingly practicing devil worship? If the kingdom of light is your home, then your association with darkness is terminated. Broken is the power of darkness and all ties with it severed by the power of Christ who lives in you. … Continue reading

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Baby Rescue

Early one afternoon I busied myself finishing a story I was working on while waiting for the 2:30 carpool hour. Our neighborhood is directly across the street from the school, so I can leave as late as 2:45 and still … 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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The Coming Division (Part 1)

A division is happening within the church. The pope is calling all people of the world to gather under his umbrella for a one world religion. The bishop, Tony Palmer, assumes the role of his spokesperson. All of those who call themselves … Continue reading

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Clay

“…I’m going to demonstrate each step now. Here’s our clay and you can see how very pliable it is.” That’s my back! Ouch! What are you doing to me? Geez… what do you think I’m made of? Ugh…easy with the crushing, … Continue reading

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My Journey Through the Cross

Order my book here My Journey through the Cross is my first published book, and basically my fifth child. The process began with the raising of our first two, then three, then four children, and homeschooling them while building a house on … 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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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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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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