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Little girls love to play "princess." There's just something ever-so-delightful about donning a crown and being a princess or queen, and acting all stately, regal, and beautiful!

Five-year-old Sharnessa in a princess costume – 35...

July 26, 2017

I want to be equipped, and ready to fully live the life God wants me to live, and to allow Him to bring me out of "Egypt." To accommodate these desires of my heart, here are the 7 areas of my life that I got set up for...

July 25, 2017

As leaders Heidi Bylsma and Christina Motley share various encouraging videos and comments in the small group they lead (that I'm in), I have been gathering the various ways to renew our mind to God's way of regarding and...

May 31, 2017

In such time, we are in utter darkness and cannot imagine how light could possibly break through it. We either don't realize what redeem really means, and just how powerful a word it is, or we don't realize that God can r...

April 10, 2017

Perhaps you're in a broken or heartbreaking situation today. Maybe with a child...   a marriage...  your finances...  a relationship...  your job...  your reputation...  something in the court system...  Something that you de...

"All of us kids and Mom were in our car in the parking lot of a "Blue Chip Stamp Redemption Center" − waiting there while Dad carried in a box full of Blue Chip stamp books. We waited what seemed like an eternity,...

August 4, 2016

If Jesus were here in person, as in physically, we would have no problem figuring out what to do during our time with Him. Mostly just listen, probably! But He's not, so we need a little help.

"As I buttered my toast and committed the crime, my initial response was to take the knife and clean the crumbs out, when I stopped myself, chuckled, and decided to leave them for the moment and see the things to be grateful...

April 9, 2016

"The first thing we need to do is get our own hearts and thinking in alignment with God's definition and view of beauty. If we believe more in the world's idea of beauty than we do in God's, then we will feel fru...

February 29, 2016

Life is full of "stingers"; how we handle them is the difference between life and death in some very real ways!

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