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5 Ways to Pray When You’re Too Stressed to Know How

By On August 4, 2017

I didn’t know that I was hiding. I’ve always been good at praying. Or so I thought. My daddy left when I was seven. I’ve always looked to God as my Father, my… Read More

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How I Grew Up Fatherless And Still Found Freedom

By On July 2, 2017

I am thankful I was born in a country where the doors of opportunity are not opened only to those who are rich, powerful, or famous. For I was born of humble means. I was… Read More

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The Day I Made a New Vow to Be Loved

By On April 6, 2017

We didn’t have the money to see the doctor. But I was sick. What had started out as a cold was growing worse. Now I was having chills, a fever and my throat… Read More

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If You’re Stressed About The Election: God’s 5 Powerful Promises To Encourage You

By On October 31, 2016

Are you stressed by the presidential election?  With Election Day approaching next week, there is no other way to put it. The presidential election is stressful. And everyone is affected. Earlier this month, the… Read More

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Get Some Sunlight and Vitamins For Your Soul Today

By On September 30, 2016

“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting . . . Welcome it and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.” ~ Ralph… Read More

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A Prayer To Calm Your Heart When You Feel Afraid

By On July 17, 2016

“Fear of the Lord teaches wisdom; humility precedes honor.” Proverbs 15:33 Hi Friends, today I’m sharing a Sunday Devotional. When I wrote it, my heart was responding to the shootings in Dallas, Texas… Read More

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Is Father’s Day Worth Celebrating Without a Daddy?

By On June 14, 2016

“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.” ~ Clarence Budington Kelland Is Father’s Day worth remembering if you don’t have a daddy? Since my daddy left when… Read More

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4 Ways To Let Grace In Instead of Guilt

By On May 10, 2016

“Real freedom is freedom from the opinion of others. Above all, freedom from your own opinions about yourself.” ~ Brennan Manning I had never written a book before. So, every day when I… Read More

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Don’t Wait: Dare To Be New Today

By On April 8, 2016

“Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” ~ Maya Angelou I woke up this morning, my heart stilted in a fog, overthinking an impending… Read More

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The One Whisper God Longs To Make New In You Today

By On November 10, 2015

{my images are free goodies for you to enjoy, pin & share} “Poetry and prayer are closest kin. In poetry, we say it; in prayer, we become what we say.” Eugene Peterson.… Read More

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5 Ways To Free Your Heart to Say Yes

By On October 3, 2015

Has God led you to make a decision — about an idea or a direction He’s put on your heart — but you’ve felt frozen by what is the best choice? I’ve… Read More

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One of the Best Ways to Experience God When You Don’t Feel Like Praying

By On September 3, 2015

When you don’t feel like praying, how can you still savor God’s presence? I’d like to share one of the best ways that helps me experience God’s presence when I find it hard… Read More

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Because some days you need a double shot of faith