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GOD-TIME, GUILT, & A BIBLICAL SURPRISE

I’m sitting here, once again, trying to have my God-time first thing in the morning. You could call it my “prayer time” but for me, since I’m talking (praying) and interacting with Jesus all day, it’s more

ARE YOU BATTLING RESISTANCE?

This is your year, what do you want? What are you wishing for, hoping for? What’s holding you back? I’ve found that what holds me back isn’t usually money, resources, or satan—it’s myself. I’m reading a great

HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVE!

It’s Christmas Eve and I’m sitting here at Starbucks with Jesus, the music playing as I look out the windows at the cloudy, dreary sky. My mom is safely off to church (though her ride was late

AT THE BEACH WITH JESUS

It has been a long time since I was at the beach. Growing up I could see it out my bedroom window, plus living only fifty miles from the equator allowed us to swim year around. Since

YOUR PERSONALITY & YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD

Eating breakfast this morning I was thinking how the future is a clean slate. We have a huge amount of control over that clean slate through our choices, but there is the element of both “life” and

JESUS HUGS

As I stood in line at the grocery this morning to pick up my prescription, a grandmother and a kindergarten-age boy were waiting to speak to a pharmacist. I wondered if he was home from school sick,

DANCING WITH JESUS

I thought I’d share a journal entry of one of my dancing with Jesus times, just in case you think a relationship with Jesus is super-spiritual. Thursday, September 16, 2010 I planned ahead for tonight (knowing my

MY (NOT) WRITER’S RETREAT

See this picture of me with my laptop? This is what it looks like to be on a writer’s retreat and instead of writing be doing inane things, like making the touch-pad scroll, or finding how to get