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Where I Stand

These days everyone wants to know "who you are" in an effort to figure out "where you stand" on the insane amount of issues going on in the world right now. The world, and even some Christians, will judge "where I stand" based on what they see and think they know about me as a person from what they see. For example, at first glance I am black/African-American, and because of that - not all people - but some will assume I think and feel a certain way about various issues. Another example - I am a female. Once again, ...
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Being a Voice in Your Wilderness

John the Baptist was a curious prophet in the word of God, His ministry was to prepare the way for someone else, his own cousin, Jesus the messiah. What John said about himself was that He was a voice, who cried out in the wilderness: prepare the way of the Lord!! But what did he really preach??? He preached repentance, and he preached it to the most religious people of the day. To repent means a change in actions , John said “ bear fruits worthy of repentance.” The world has truly become a wilderness whether I want to recognize ...
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A Letter to Myself a Year Ago

May is here and with that Graduations everywhere you look! My baby sister, Francesca (also JudiJo's niece) graduated high school last year and is currently a student at the University of Missouri. I loved her blog post so much that I wanted to share it with Inspired Women everywhere. Francesca shares her heart about her transition from High School to College and what she would have told herself a year ago. This message applies not only to those graduating this Summer, but to those who are in any transition in life! As I also keep hearing lately, sometimes we have ...
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The Leaf and the Dreamer

With flashlight in hand, I carefully made my way down the uneven dirt path. As I walked, I prayed. I poured my heart out to God in the stillness of the night. It was cold, yet my heart was warmed by His abiding presence. "O God, you have placed a dream in my heart that I cannot run from..." As I pondered my heartfelt words, staying sensitive to His voice, my flashlight caught a glimpse of something on the ground. It was a heart --lying there in the dark, yet smiling at me as if God had placed it there ...
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Pregnant with Purpose

Recently at our prayer group, Russ Adams spoke on seeing the dream for our lives fulfilled. God will place the seed of a dream inside of us and conception will occur. We may be pregnant and not even know it right away. There are very rare cases of women who show up at a hospital due to pressure and pain and find out they're ready to deliver a baby. As a mother of two sons, one who weighed 10 lbs. 3 oz. and one who weighed 9 lbs. 2 oz., I cannot comprehend not knowing I was pregnant! But at ...
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SHARE the LOVE

They said to the woman. "We no longer believe just because of what you said; now we have heard for ourselves, and we know that this man really is the Savior of the world." John 4:42 It’s one of the greatest love stories written down. A woman whose destiny was determined for her. Gender, race and religion held her captive in a community of despised people. And as if that wasn't enough, she was broken and cast off by her own people. It was likely why she walked alone to draw water from the well on the day she met ...
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My Strong Displeasure

I love it when my teenage daughter opens up and randomly starts sharing her thoughts with me. I've learned however, to let her express her feelings without jumping in too soon with a "mom redirection" when her venting appears to be getting the best of her. She's told me more than once, "Mom, can't I just tell you how I'm feeling before you correct me?" She's right of course. I just know the ways the enemy gets his little hooks in our heart so I'm careful to help her recognize it too. Recently, we went to get a coke after ...
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Chronic OverLOAD

“God does not have to depend on human exhaustion to get His work done. God is not so desperate for resources to accomplish His purposes that we have to abandon the raising of our children in order to accommodate Him. God is not so despairing of where to turn next that He has to ask us to go without sleep five nights in a row. Chronic overloading is not a spiritual prerequisite for authentic Christianity. Quite the contrary, overloading is often what we do when we forget who God is.” ~ Excerpt taken from Best-Selling Book, Margin/The Overload Syndrome. In ...
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Passion for a Purpose

The LORD replied, "Don't say, 'I'm too young,' for you must go wherever I send you and say whatever I tell you. Jeremiah 1:7 NLT Before David reached into His pouch for the stone that would slay Goliath, he had been told he couldn’t fight because he was too young. But David was persistent that he could defeat the armed and dangerous giant and send the Philistines back where they came from. It wasn’t his stature, fancy armor or a sword, but his unshakable faith in his God that gave him a home court advantage. David stood boldly in the ...
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The Fork In The Road

Hebrews 4:12 For the Word that God speaks is alive and full of power (making it active, operative, energizing, and effective); it is sharper than any two-edged sword, penetrating to the dividing line of the breath of life (soul) and spirit, and of joints and marrow (of the deepest parts of our nature), exposing and sifting and analyzing and judging the very thoughts and purposes of the heart. One evening we were visiting with close friends when our conversation turned to the verse above. Their insight on how to apply Hebrews 4:12 helped our family when we faced a “fork ...
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The Ultimate Game Changer

Jesus was the ultimate game changer. In His message to the multitude, he repeatedly gave them one train of thought and then countered it with: "But I say to you…" For example, Jesus said, "You have heard that it was said of those of old, 'You shall not murder, and whoever murders will be in danger of the judgment.' BUT I SAY TO YOU that whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment…" (Matthew 5:21-22). He also said, "You have heard that it was said to those of old, 'You shall not ...
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Family Vision Night-You Can Do It Too!

I realize this is February, but it's still close to the beginning of a New Year, right? A dear friend encouraged me to blog about what our family did at the beginning of this year, 2015. She saw a short post I put up on Facebook and then contacted me to ask me questions about it. She wanted to incorporate into her family some of the same things that we were doing. She said that she thought it would help other families, to see what ours was doing. She thought it would give them some ideas to get their families ...
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Have Your Heart’s Desire

A few months ago, the Lord spoke the most amazing phrase to my heart! I'll never forget it, one of those ‘aha’ moments with God. "A key to knowing the will of God is found in your heart's desires." Amazing, isn't it! We often spend so much time looking for what will satisfy us, when all along it's already inside. Well, that's for those of us who have honestly made Him the Lord of our lives. Lord, for me, simply means 'Captain of my soul'; He's the one calling the shots. Even after those words came to my heart, my ...
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Quick Get In the Lifeboat

Many years ago, my husband and I were in a small church, which we just loved. As I was praying one morning in March, the Lord spoke to me that we would be leaving that church in July of that year. It was so specific and vivid, that I wrote it in my journal. We had 3 young children, I was working, and we were very involved in the church. So, I put aside the thought that we would be leaving the church. I put it aside so much, that I completely forgot about it - until the first day ...
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What’s on Your Sash?

Scripture: Isaiah 61:3 "To console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness, that they may be called trees of righteousness." I've recently come to a new level of understanding that I'd like to share with you. It's something that I've known for a long time, but I believe it has just penetrated the depths of my heart a little more. It is regarding the love that God has for us. And the best part, it came to me through a children's ...
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What Is Good?

Scripture: Luke 9:23-24 Then He said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will save it.” I recently have been reading a book that has challenged me in many different areas in terms of my walk with God. One specific area is in the definition of good. I’ve given much thought and consideration to this in the past few weeks. In this teaching, I will share the ‘new’ ...
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WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?

One day I was sitting with my son Austin and I asked him, “Son what do you want to be when you grow up?” He responded, “Well, mom, I want to be an astronaut.” Since then I have asked the same question and his answer seems to change as to whatever he is role playing at the time. We go from astronaut to firefighter, to cowboy all depending upon what he is watching and playing with at that time. And of course we moms always respond with, “Well, Austin, it is important that you do what God has called you ...
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Turning 40 on Thanksgiving!

I thought I’d take a moment & journal my thoughts about turning 40 on Thanksgiving day. I think God has a great sense of humor, after all He is the one who numbers our days. I had to chuckle to myself when I realized that this milestone event happened on my favorite day of the year! How can I be anything less than abundantly grateful for this amazing journey? Today I dropped Russ at the airport, destined for a very special trip to Egypt. Since he is missing my birthday & Thanksgiving, we simply celebrated early. After all, life is ...
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Trust God Love People

A minister once said, "You cannot find in scripture where you are to trust people. The Bible tells us to put our trust in God." If you've never thought about this before, it is a bit surprising at first. But with more meditation, it is not only true, but makes sense. "It is better to trust in the Lord, than to put confidence in man" (Psalm 118:8). The Bible instructs us to trust God with all our heart. It's when we trust people with all our heart, that we often end up hurt and disappointed. People (you and I included) ...
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The Will of God – To Go Boating or To Stay Home

If you know me very well, you know that I love being out in the sunshine and I love being on or near the water. For me, there is just nothing more relaxing than listening to the water and soaking up the sun. A few years ago, my sister called me one summer day and asked if I wanted to go boating with her the following day. She and her husband have a boat and there was a lake near us, so we would occasionally meet there and spend the day on the lake. A little bit of heaven on ...
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The Whole Family

"For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man..." Ephesians 3:14-16 Have you ever thought about how amazing it is to be a part of this people in the earth today the Bible calls "the body of Christ?" Just to know that when I worship and pray and serve, I am not just doing it alongside the other folks ...
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The Spirit of Adoption

“He sets the lonely in families….” Psalm 68:6a NIV It wasn’t too long ago in the U.S. that large families were commonplace, and marriage and children were considered an integral part of the “American Dream.” A meal shared with family was a time of fellowship and the prayers of parents for their children were spoken softly before lights were turned out for bed. As the mother of 5 little girls being adopted into our family, I long for that America that I have sadly seen portrayed mostly in old movies and television series. My husband and I are often the ...
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THE SHEPHERD IS NEARBY

When the little lamb was born, it looked to its mother for nourishment and safety. The mother taught the little lamb how to graze and find food and water. As the lamb grew, it became more and more independent from its mother. Most of it's days were spent with its head down grazing. Rarely, did the little lamb look up. The mother had warned the little lamb of dangers that loomed near the thicket, but the little lamb had never been face-to-face with real danger so the warnings of its mother seemed insignificant. Until one day... The wolf eyed the ...
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THE HUNTER’S GOT A GUN

When I was a child, I had many favorite movies. One that stands out above the rest is the Disney classic, The Fox and the Hound. I loved the animation and the story of Tod and Copper as young childhood friends who discovered they were supposed to be enemies. Since becoming an adult, and especially a Christian, certain scenes from this movie have resurfaced in my memory bank as illustrations of real-life truths. One scene in particular is when "Big Mama" (an old owl) warns Tod (the fox) of becoming friends with the hunter's puppy. The fox had already had ...
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The Best Job of All

"So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another. Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us... according to the proportion of faith." Romans 12:5-6 Having 5 girls in the house makes every day an AMAZING adventure! When they were smaller, it was an incredible amount of work just to maintain a daily routine of working, cooking, cleaning, homework, doctor's appointments, shopping....and the list goes on and on. As they are getting older, things are getting much easier around the Beck house! I am working with them to ...
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Spiritual Attention Deficit

I was recently talking to the Lord and thought I would spend a little time getting his wisdom concerning my youngest, who is 8 years old and of the male species. He’s creative and passionate. He’s perfect. I like to think he’s very much like me, except that he gets distracted very easily and he moves A LOT! I’ve been told this is normal for 8 year old boys, but the lack of focus can get a little daunting. Feeling overwhelmed, I laid out my concerns to the Lord. “Lord, he needs to work on focusing. What can I do ...
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Shake Off the Buzz

The word of God tells us in 1 John 5:13-15 These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you have eternal life. This is the confidence which we have before Him, that, if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. And if we know that He hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests which we have asked from Him.… Is He hearing you? Actually hearing your voice? There are so many things in this life that ...
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Restless?

Restless? Shift in to neutral and seek God. I recently read this quote by Pastor Willie George from Church on the Move in Tulsa, OK. “Restlessness is a time for seeking God-- not for making sudden moves!” When things are not going as planned, emotions are at an all time high or life and/or ministry is disappointing, it is easy to get restless. Restless is defined as: Unable to rest or relax as a result of anxiety or boredom. In other words, you are uneasy, fidgety, anxious, troubled and unquiet. We have all experienced feeling this way. How we respond ...
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R-E-S-P-E-C-T Find Out What It Means to Me

I recently sat in the waiting room of the doctor's office with my daughter. The doctor was running nearly 2 hours behind, so the waiting room was completely full. The age range of those sitting in the waiting room was from infant to 80-ish. It was sooo very quiet! As I looked around the room, I was shocked that nearly everyone was mesmerized by an electronic device they held in their hand. There were only 3 who did not, that was the infant which was taking a bottle and the 80 year old couple. I found it sad, no one ...
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Planted Like a Tree

Fall has arrived here in Sioux City and the harvest of fall leaves fill the streets, yards and city. As the seasons change, the trees are the first to declare the season by the changing of the leaves. It is amazing to watch the summer green leaves change into reds, oranges, browns and yellows. God wants us to be planted like a tree and blossom, grow and change with each new season of our life. In order to do this He gives us a key in Psalms 92:12-14, “The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, He shall grow like ...
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OUR MISSION

"...because as He is, so are we in this world" (I John 4:17b). If this scripture is true (and I believe it is), then we can imitate with confidence the things Jesus said and did. In fact, Jesus Himself declared, "Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father" (John 14:12). When we think about the numerous miracles Jesus performed, we shy away from the thought that we could do the same -- much less ...
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Not Forgotten

Hello dear friends! I am so excited about the Inspired Woman going to a blog format. I've not been a blogger before, so this is a new adventure for me. So glad you've joined us! Recently I was able to spend some very special time with my husband in Washington, DC. This year in September we will be celebrating our 10th anniversary...woooohoooo! Not only have we made it, but every day, week, month and year has gotten better and better as we live out God's wonderful plans for our lives. Since we have 5 beautiful little blessings to care for, ...
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Never Say Never

Have you ever said, "Never!" to God? Oh my, we all wish we could answer that with an emphatic, “No!” The truth is, we probably all have made this untoward mistake at some time or another. I can remember a few times I said, “Never!” & they both involved locations! I told the Lord I did not want to move back to my hometown, but that’s exactly where He sent us to base our ministry in 1993. Believe it or not, I also told him I didn’t ever want to live in Europe. For me, I wanted God to send ...
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MiMi’s Most Memorable Christmas

Twas a cold & blowing December day in Paris, Illinois. Our family owned flower shop & greenhouses were bustling, as we were busy at work getting all the beautiful flowers delivered before Christmas. The snow began to fall on this special Christmas Eve. Judi Jo was just six years old & her brothers, Bart & Todd, were eight & ten. All three of them joined in the fun, helping to deliver the lovely holiday poinsettias & bouquets. As it so happened, Daddy John had promised this mama that if we had any poinsettias left in the greenhouse at the close ...
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Look Beyond the Mountain

About 9 years ago during a worship service I saw a vision and glimpse of my life in the future, my calling. At that point I new that I was called to ministry. I'm not going to get into the details because that vivid image was given to me, but I'm amazed at how through the years the Lord has added details to that picture. Looking back I see things that have taken place in my life, growth, tears, changes in setting and it all makes sense and just flows together. My perception of that vision and what God is ...
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King Of Hearts

In the famous children's novel, Alice in Wonderland, the Queen of Hearts is an interesting character. Overseeing the kingdom with the King of Hearts, she changes from pleasant to enraged every other minute. At the slightest offense, she shouts, "Off with their heads!" It seems ordering executions is one of her hobbies. However, as the story goes, very few were actually beheaded. The kind King of Hearts quietly pardoned many of his subjects while his foul-tempered wife wasn't looking. This story makes me wonder about how people see God. Do they view Him as a quick-to-judge King who enjoys shelling ...
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Is Your Life Being Orchestrated?

We’ve all seen at least one Christmas pageant that had cute little kids walking down the isle in oversized kings costumes. They proudly carry their version of gold, frankincense, and myrrh to the feet of baby Jesus, then wave at their parents. My favorite part is when they try to kneel in those big robes. Super cute! The actual story is more than cute! The message bible puts it this way, verses 9-11 “Instructed by the king, they set off. Then the star appeared again, the same star they had seen in the eastern skies. It led them on until ...
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In You Truths

I love to tell others who you are "in Christ" and the benefits of being a child of God. But the Bible actually has some several truths about who we are on our own—in other words, "in you" truths: IN YOU, you are nothing. “For if anyone thinks himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceives himself” (Galatians 6:3). IN YOU, you know nothing. “And if anyone thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know” (1 Corinthians 8:2). IN YOU, you have nothing. “For who made you differ from another? And what ...
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I AM Only One

I AM ONLY ONE, BUT STILL I AM ONE. I CANNOT DO EVERYTHING, BUT STILL I CAN DO SOMETHING. YET BECAUSE I CANNOT DO EVERYTHING, I WILL NOT REFUSE TO DO THE SOMETHING THAT I CAN DO. (Author Unknown) God has given you and I a voice. Yet often, we judge the power of our voice by the size of our audience. I want to challenge that kind of thinking. It is not the size of our audience that determines the effectiveness of our voice; it is the power behind our "combined" voices that ultimately makes the difference. In other ...
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I Am A Missionary

I am a missionary. That’s who I am at the core of my being. Even though my home is in the country of my birth, my heart encompasses the peoples of the world. I long for others to grasp that they will be accountable for harvest. Recently, I was looking for a good book that explains thoroughly how we are all called to love the world. I had difficulties finding the one that expressed my heart toward the faces I’ve seen & our responsibility to them; for we are all called to go. Yes, that means different things to different ...
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Holy Plans

This is what God said: 5 “Before I shaped you in the womb, I knew all about you. Before you saw the light of day, I had holy plans for you: A prophet to the nations— that’s what I had in mind for you.” Jeremiah 1:4-5 (Message) Anyone who know the Becks even a little probably knows at least this one thing about Pat and I – we love, love, love, love, love kids!! God has blessed us to be the proud parents of 5 adopted daughters. Each one of our girls was rescued by God out of circumstances that ...
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He’s Pushing My Buttons

He’s Pushing My Buttons Scripture: James 4:7 7 Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Perhaps you’ve observed the scenario I’m about to describe. If you’re a parent, you may have seen it in your own children. The scenario is where one individual is the irritator and the other is the irritatee, or the one being irritated. I’ve told my own girls countless number of times, ‘Just ignore her and she’ll stop. She’s only continuing because she knows it’s getting to you.’ Again, these are words that I have spoken more times than ...
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He Makes It Beautiful

We may not understand everything in life! Thankfully, Paul tells us in I Cor 13:12 that a day is coming when we shall see clearly. He says, “For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.” Never the less, there remains those questions like “Hey mom, why were there dinosaurs on earth?” Hmmm, I know there are many theories, but the truth is that we just may not “know it all” until we see Him face to face. Can you ...
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Good Friday Reflections

I have been reflecting today, Good Friday, on the sacrifice that Jesus made for the whole world. The History Channel aired a special about crucifixion, which I watched. They talked of Jesus and the excruciating pain he experienced as he suffered on the cross. We get the word "excruciating" from the word "crucifixion". It is the most horrific, gruesome way to die. But it was not just death, it was torture as well, and on display for all to see. It was a way to discourage uprisings against those in power. In effect, to say, if you get out of ...
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God’s Goals

Scripture: Proverbs 19:21 Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails. The above scripture tell us that we have many plans in our hearts, but the Lord accomplishes His purposes. Have you ever been in the position where your plans and the Lord’s purposes were not in sync? I have, and it is no fun. There is much frustration in this place. Freedom in Christ Ministries defines two terms that help me to keep my perspective on my plans and the Lord’s purposes. They are: Godly Desire – is any specific result ...
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Give Me Your Eyes

If your life resembles anything like mine, each day is crammed full of endless things that have to be done. Our lists may not look the same, but nonetheless, it is safe to say we all lead incredibly busy lives! As we go about our day, we brush shoulders with people-people in line at the grocery store, the waiting room in a doctor's office, paying for our gasoline at the gas station. We look at people every day, but are we really seeing them? If we would take an honest look inside ourselves, many times we see people as faceless ...
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Fresh Air

As I sit here writing, I am very much enjoying finally being able to open the windows and let some fresh air into our home. I live on the eastern seaboard of the United States where we normally have very mild winters and enjoy warm weather off and on throughout the winter months. This year surprised us with some of the worst winter weather our part of the country has ever seen, so the windows in our home have been closed for months. It wasn't that I didn't want to open the windows, it was just that the conditions outside ...
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Everyone Likes New Clothes, Right?

Everyone likes new clothes. Right? Putting on a new outfit can change the way you see yourself. It can change the way you feel and can have an emotional effect. It also has a practical, functional side, for instance it protects the human body from the environment; weather, insects, germs. For that I am grateful. Look in any clothing store or watch the runways and you will see that humans have put a great deal of time and creativity into how they cloth themselves. From elaborate gowns to protective undergarments, much thought has gone into not only protecting ourselves but ...
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Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams

"The reason you survived all hell breaking loose in your life is because the greatest days are ahead of you." – Christine Caine We all have a story. Our stories come with hopes and dreams God engraved in our hearts from the time we were little girls. If we have lived for any length of time on this earth, it is likely that our story has had unexpected twists and turns which have brought us to the chapter we are living in. Those dreams and desires that we have set our hearts on may not even feel obtainable when we ...
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Don’t Be Afraid – You Have Favor With God!

And having come in, the angel said to her, “Rejoice, highly favored one, the Lord is with you; blessed are you among women!” But when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and considered what manner of greeting this was. Then the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Highest; and the Lord God will give Him the ...
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Come to Me

Can’t you just see it, Jesus was drawing huge crowds, people were trying to get close to him, and they were following him around just to hear what he had to say, the children must have been so curious! Some parents wanted Jesus to pray for their little ones and as the children ran up to Jesus excited with hearts full of expectancy, the disciples stop them. Imagine their faces? 14 But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me. Don’t stop them! For the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to those who are like these children.” 15 And he placed ...
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AVOID THE FANNY-BITE!

Focus can make or break a person. I have a plaque in my house that reads: Be careful what you focus on: your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions become your habits, your habits become your witness, your witness is everything! What a person is focused on will either be to their success, or it will be to their downfall. This truth must be part of the reasoning behind God's instruction in Proverbs: "Where there is no revelation, the people cast off restraint. But happy is he who keeps the law" (Proverbs 29:18 NKJV). Most ...
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Audaciously You!

Can we be meek in nature, yet audacious about the plans of God? Well, there is a question we can certainly ponder. I say, “Absolutely!” What is the definition of audacious? Showing a willingness to take a bold risk. I love the encouragement we receive in Mathew 10:16, as the Lord tell us to “Be wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.” How can these 2 things go together? Well, how can Christ be tender & compassionate, while at the same time make a rope & chase the moneychangers out of the temple? You know, there is something about that ...
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Are Christians Really Chocolate Chip Cookies?

Scripture: Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. As I was on the treadmill this week, I was reflecting back on different seasons of my life. Some were so fun and exciting and some were not. Some were actually very painful. And since I’m not a person who enjoys pain, I began to ponder the difficult seasons in life. Everyone has them and I believe that the vast majority occur because we live in a fallen world. This led me ...
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A Quick Errand

Scripture: Eph. 2:10 For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. I want you to imagine with me for a moment that you are in need of some items from the grocery store. You have a son/daughter that is of age and able to run to the grocery store for you and pick up the items you need, which you have listed on a sheet of paper. In order to pay for the items, you have given them a signed check; all they will have to ...
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A Goal To Carry On

Where are you going? An old proverb says, "If you don't change your direction, you will likely end up where you are headed." So, I'll ask again: where are you headed? Regardless of your age or past accomplishments, do you have a clear direction for your future? I have a senior in high school, so this is the current topic of discussion in our house right now. Thankfully, he does know what he wants to do. Through prayer and research we are beginning to see the path he needs to take to fulfill his dreams. On the other hand, one ...
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A Fresh Look at 2010

The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.” Luke 1:35 Mary was greeted by the most astonishing message on that day, so long ago, when the angel appeared to her. We must remember she lived in a day when the voice of God was still rare & angels speaking to people were not the norm! Why? We needed a Savior, someone to bring us back into fellowship with the presence of God. Can you ...
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