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Dealing with Worries as a Mother

Fevers and illness, daring activities that lead to injuries, potential kidnappings, government interference... there are so many things that we worry about as mothers. It's so easy to spiral down into those worries and start to panic. As an INTJ, my typical response...

The Trouble With Tolerance

Tolerance is a buzz word nowadays. Everyone needs to be tolerant. We need to tolerate everyone's beliefs and lifestyles etc. But is that really what our goal should be? As Christians, we should move beyond tolerance. Jesus doesn't ask us to tolerate our neighbours. He...

Being a Christian in a Broken World

The sermon last week was on the sword of the spirit. The pastor reminded us that all the chaos in this world is not a matter of political or religious issues. It is not about flesh and blood. It is a spiritual battle. It is not an attack on a country or people. It is...

On Faith, Forgiveness, and Eternity

A friend recently asked me some questions about my beliefs on a few things. God put a lot of stuff into my head and I just typed. It's rough, it's uncut, and it's real. I'm publishing it partially to have a record for myself and partially because perhaps it is...

First Time Obedience vs Offering Grace

  First time obedience sounds like it would be fantastic, but it's often not a healthy expectation. If my husband came in and said, "Woman, make me iced tea. NOW!" I would give him an earful about showing me respect and not treating me like a doormat. That's not...

M is for Memories and Blessings of 2013

I spent some time reflecting on the past year as I made my Life Plan for 2014 and our sermon yesterday was a review of some of the congregations blessings over the past year. I've had "Count Your Blessings" stuck in my head all day. So here are some of my favorite...

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