Category Archives: Christianity

10:1, on repeat

Take ten looks to Christ, before taking one look to yourself. “I am the way, the truth and the life” “Follow me” “For I am going to prepare a place for you” “Come to me, you who are weary” Put … Continue reading

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Confession Friday 1.1

Last week, I posted about the importance of confession, along with my experience in a church that practiced corporate confession. This week, I have a confession. I do not ask for help. I tend to think that if I ask … Continue reading

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Jesus said what?

What do you think of my interpretation of the passage? Which of the men are you? Notice that Jesus asks something different of each of the men. What is Jesus asking YOU to do? What’s your excuse? Continue reading

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Confession Friday

James 5: 15-16  If he has sinned, he will be forgiven. 16Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. I remember, very clearly, attending my first church that practiced regular … Continue reading

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A winning battle

As a woman who seeks a life of non-violence and peace-keeping, I do not like to use language relating to war or violence. I do, however, find that language to be completely appropriate in some circumstances. Today’s thought: sometimes life feels like a battlefield. Continue reading

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Confession Friday 1.2 “I don’t want to go”

I originally wrote this post in October 2008. I wrote it as a journal entry, and never posted it. I’m sharing today as part of the Confession series, and adding new thoughts to the end. Today, I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Joyful Scripture

Let’s keep going, joy doesn’t let up. For today’s thoughts on joy, head over to Mary Demuth’s blog. She posted 25 verses on abundance and joy. My favorites? 3. Isaiah 55:12 You will go out in joy and be led … Continue reading

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Joy before us

This summer, as I trained to run my second half marathon, I learned many lessons about myself and my life. Thanks to memorizing scripture through AWANA as a child, the following scripture passage is deeply etched into my soul, and … Continue reading

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Where are you?

Then the eyes of [Adam and Eve] were opened, and they realized they were naked… and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden. As a unprofessional counselor, it’s easy (relatively) for me to draw out … Continue reading

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A Prayer

It helps, now and then, to step back and take the long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is beyond our vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise that … Continue reading

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