#FiveMinuteFriday: Help

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The five-minute free write word is HELP.  Here is what I’ve written with no edits, no corrections, etc. This is five minutes of free flowing natural writing. The

Darkness Cannot Feed Where I Do Not Allow It – Idol Talk

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Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.  Proverbs 4:23 I meditated on this verse over the weekend. Why did God ask me to guard my heart above all

Wilting Makes Us New

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Do you feel like life is a series of tests? I want to believe we are a miracle and miracles live in us. Every hardship given to us is part of a greater plan. The past

#PrayforOrlando

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I have been on short hiatus for travel, recovering from morning sickness, and celebrating my one year anniversary to my wonderful and loving husband. Every time I want to jump back on, I feel the

Pray For Our Youth

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This post is an invitation to pray for our youth.  Mine and yours. The ones on the streets are ours too. The ones with addictions running deep are ours too. My daughter and I had

How The Church Hurt Me and How God Brought Me Back

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Hi friends, I was asked by a fellow Compel writing hermana, Jessica Galán of Malleable, to write a guest post on racial divides, denominational factions, divided selves and learning how Christ can free us from

Hope Is Alive

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“Why are you looking among the dead for someone who is alive? He isn’t here. He is Risen from the dead!” Luke 24:6-7 Sometimes, I doubt. I walk into tombs of hope and see none.

Don’t Let What’s Behind You Make You Miss What’s Ahead of You

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I get caught up in what’s behind me quite often.  How about you? This weekend, my little familia ventured off to Colorado Bend State Park.  We’re known for taking long road trips at the drop

Get Up, Pick Up Your Mat, and Go Home – A Poem

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I lean back on the greenish blue, moth-ball scented couch at grandma’s house. I’m all but consumed by the tiny beanie I knit out of fabulous silver sparkled yarn. The invitation from grandma and mom