Book Review: Play With Fire

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Bianca Juárez Olthoff is the Chief Storyteller at The A21 Campaign, a global anti-human trafficking organization. She is author of Play with Fire: Discovering Fierce Faith, Unquenchable Passion, and a Life-Giving God.  Comparing her deliverance

3 Ways to Connect With God When You Aren’t Well Versed in Quoting Scripture

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Is that possible? Can God be here if I don’t have a scripture handy? Remember the book of Ruth? God is not mentioned once. Yet, He was all over that story. He was woven into

#FiveMinuteFriday: Create

Faith Poetry Writing

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

Don’t Grow Weary

Faith Grace Poetry Prayer Strength Writing

I’m joining Five Minute Friday for the first time. Today’s word prompt from Kate Motaung is REST. Here is my five-minute free write. I used to think in terms of REST as simply a physical

Getting Through Today – A Miracle

Faith Grace Solitude Strength

Good morning friends, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks sifting through notebook pages spilling over with words and highlighted sticky statements. I combed through my bible with what small amount of energy I can muster

Pray For Our Youth

community Faith Family Grace Prayer Strength

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

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.

Hope Is Near

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Today, before the rising of hope on Sunday, I always think about the women who observed the Sabbath after making spices to anoint Jesus. “Then they went home and prepared spices and ointments to anoint

Open Mic Monday – Community

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Welcome to Open Mic Monday for the soul.  This is our faith-based community link up.  If you are not a blogger, I welcome your comments here or on my Facebook page:  Carolina Cisneros. How does