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surrender

When You Face The Place of Empty

By On July 22, 2012

I don’t want to be one of those people. Someone who is afraid. Someone who can’t deal with hard things. Someone who has failed to overcome the things that could make me… Read More

When You Need To Feel The Pain

By On May 24, 2012

  Sometimes, the pain we have worked so hard to avoid is the one thing that leads us to where God calls us to go. Sometimes, feeling our need is the greatest… Read More

Letting The Plates Fall — When Worry Spins Out Of Control

By On October 13, 2010

Sometimes we put so much pressure on ourselves to live fruitful lives, we lose faith and end up collapsing under our own weight. I love autumn. Summer is so bright and intense,… Read More

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Can Setting Goals Become An Addiction?

By On August 10, 2010

“That sense of newness is simply delicious. It makes new the Bible and friends, love… and God himself.” ~ Temple Gairdner The life of faith involves a lot of waiting. How do… Read More

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Why An Unscripted Life Is Uncomfortable

By On July 20, 2010

“Great faith isn’t the ability to believe long and far into the misty future. It’s simply taking God at His word and taking the next step.”  ~ Joni Eareckson Tada Going on… Read More

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Special Blend Interview: Pete Wilson Finds God’s Best Work In Plan B (Book Giveaway)

By On May 19, 2010

While most run from the pain of a shattered dream, Pete Wilson turns into the uncertainty of Plan B, to be transformed by God instead. Most people gravitate towards anything and everything… Read More

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Plan B: Putting Down My Magic Slate

By On May 18, 2010

“We are going to all get to that place where life hurts and our hearts are broken. We are all going to find ourselves in the middle of a Plan B… Being… Read More

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Fasting A Dream — When Life Throws A Wrench

By On February 24, 2010

“Many things I have tried to grasp, and have lost.  That which I have placed in God’s hands, I still have.” ~ Martin Luther The idea of fasting has often appealed to… Read More

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The Problem With Happiness

By On February 17, 2010

Gung Hay Fat Choy! If you are Chinese, you have probably heard this the umpteenth time this week.  While couples were injesting chocolate candy on Valentine’s Day, Chinese families were wearing red… Read More

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Leaving The Shadows, Inviting Renewal

By On December 30, 2009

There’s a childhood favorite that gets read, re-read, and played out ad nauseum out here in the Gray household — Peter Pan. No matter how many times the story is told, I’m… Read More

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Josh Wilson: Savior, Please Keep Saving Me

By On August 14, 2009

Artist:  Josh Wilson Album:  Trying To Fit The Ocean In A Cup Year:  2008 Title:  Savior, Please Keep Saving Me I love this week’s Worship Smoothie for so many reasons.  The song… Read More

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Aaron Shust Gives It All Away

By On August 7, 2009

Artist: Aaron Shust Album: Anything Worth Saying Year: 2005 Title: Give It All Away Our featured Worship Smoothie today comes to us from Aaron Shust, an American Christian contemporary music artist.  To… Read More

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