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genesis 30: comparison

They were sisters. Family. And now, this thing between Leah and Rachel has become almost too hard to watch. And let’s be clear about what it is we are watching. Two women hurting each other because of a desire to have what the other one has. To be fair, we're not talking about a favorite… Continue reading genesis 30: comparison

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genesis 28: the ladder

"And he dreamed, and behold, there was a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven. And behold, the angels of God were ascending and descending on it!" That ladder. Connecting heaven with earth. Because sin happened and God no longer walks in the garden with us. That ladder had a… Continue reading genesis 28: the ladder

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i remember – my soul longs for You

See, there is this yearning on its way. It comes in answer to prayer. A yearning for the more, the deeper, the overwhelmed by God. To long for Him. The wake me up in the middle of the night to speak with me kind of thing. The get out of my way I'm going to… Continue reading i remember – my soul longs for You

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declarations

Hard week. A member of our lifegroup lost her 23-year-old son on Saturday. We are all a bit in shock, I think, but at the same time, our church community has gathered like an army around this family. It's a beautiful picture to watch. If you think about it, lift up the Thomas family in… Continue reading declarations

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top 3 list, but bottom line, read the bible. find God.

In my previous post I talked about the top 3 reasons Christians aren't reading the Bible. This time, I'm giving my top 3 scriptural reasons why Christians need to read the Bible. You have been created with purpose, and there are good works that have been planned for you to do.  You need a thorough… Continue reading top 3 list, but bottom line, read the bible. find God.

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every cut is the deepest

  "to be patient in bearing the offences and injuries of others; to be mild and slow in avenging; to be long-suffering, slow to anger, slow to punish." (Strongs) I wanna know what love is I want you to show me* Lyrics to a song from my younger years. Lyrics that describe my younger years and… Continue reading every cut is the deepest

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in search of a wilderness

"Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.  After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.  The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”" (Matthew 4:1-3) This taking to the wilderness fascinates me. Maybe… Continue reading in search of a wilderness