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how to get over your memory torment

And when you choose to remember your regrets instead of your redemption, you can live believing you're wounded and broken when you're actually whole and redeemed, and born to be bigger than any of your bruises.

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How His Rain is Remaking Us & How We Can Sing This Sizzling Summer Our Happy Song

You can always count on God to water arid hearts and to rend impossible heavens opened. So we can foretaste the sweet out of His bounty for all our bitter. Because His rain isn't merely sentimental, but supernatural, His comfort supersedes every sorrow and every tear we've shed.

calling · Community · Faith · Quick Devotionals · rest · stillness

steps to take when you’re trying to discern His will for your life

"Inside the will of God there is no failure, outside the will of God there is no success". Knowing His will is the best security for a future unknown.

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How to Have the Perfect Rest for Your Overworked Soul

…let me take a moment to pause right here and worship…because this is the truth: our rest and peace today is found in one place, in one Person…

Heaven4theHome

So the two girls came running to me, hand in hand, and gasping for air, they asked for permission if they could ride the horses together…these two girls are cousins-born-sisters, and I’m sure they would spend every waking moments talking if they could, and they leaped happy when I nodded to them with a big yes grin.

Internally, I could feel my own pulse quickening, – I am looking for something to do, my own internal circuitry beeping, a type A personality they say, when you feel kinda awkward to relax, even on holidays like this.

Transported into a different world, finding myself at a leisurely place,  I had asked myself this: “What would it take to make this, a superb holiday, a real getaway?”

We had been busy. A family with a whirlwind of activities. And we had flown out. And the world’s been clamouring noisy that morning with the news of the Oregon shooting

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when you’re a little bit worn out with what’s happening in the world

are you feeling a little worn out too by the noise around you? come take a breather with me as we listen to the interview, and tune in to His voice

Devotionals & Walk with God · Faith · Loving God · Preaching , Teaching & Writing · rest · sabbath · stillness

How to live the rest of your life burning on instead of midway burning out

So it's been a busy year... The clock  keeps ticking, and your calendar keeps filling up. The work comes right up piling,  and these kids, they're growing taller by the day. And yeah, for every sticky relationship that requires pruning, you feel like your heart could be shredded into a million pieces. And for all the emotional messes you've committed, these too, they… Continue reading How to live the rest of your life burning on instead of midway burning out

Devotionals & Walk with God · Faith · Motherhood · stillness

How to make sense out of days that require every shred of you

9 and a half years and still going... And almost a whole decade of the thunder after the lightning. It was the clap after the show, and all the rumbles that follow...  The sound so thunderous, and those waters reflecting all that glory. And there was the five of us -- standing next to the engulfing waves, making imprints on… Continue reading How to make sense out of days that require every shred of you