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Rejoice in Suffering? Ugh.

We also rejoice in our sufferings, because We know that suffering produces endurance; endurance, character, and character, hope.  And hope does not disappoint us, because God has been poured out into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given to us. ~ Romans 5: 4-5 It took me a long time to be […]

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Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast

Matthew 19:26 Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” ~ The White Queen, Alice in Wonderland. So what do we define as impossible? I mean, if I woke up believing I was the Duchess of Cambridge folks might think I was temporarily insane (four of her could fit in my […]

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It Is Well

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. ~ Psalm 143:8 This morning, I woke up and said a prayer of thanks for the love of my life and the […]

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Put ‘Em Up, Infertility

In a recent bible study, we were asked to come up with an analogy to describe our lives. For example, life is like a roller coaster – ups, downs, dizzying turns, etc. Initially, I had a hard time with this one. Everything sounded so cliched and forced. My family has always said if there wasn’t […]

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Remarkable Secrets

Ask me and I will tell you remarkable secrets you do not know about things to come.~ Jeremiah 33:3 I can hardly recount the number of times over the last several years when I found myself desperately scanning the bible, searching for that perfect, written-just-for-me scripture that would assure me I would get pregnant that […]

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Running and Screaming

At the beginning of the summer, Josh and I took a much needed vacation to Orlando, Florida. According to fertility folklore, that means I should already be about 8 weeks pregnant. Alas, no. We’d been planning and paying for this vacation since January and it was just as wonderful as we’d hoped it would be. […]

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Reach for Healing

Luke 8: 43-48 A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding, and she could find no cure. Coming up behind Jesus, she touched the fringe of his robe. Immediately, the bleeding stopped. “Who touched me?” Jesus asked. Everyone denied it, and Peter said,” Master, this whole crowd is pressing up […]

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It’s Prayer Vigil Friday! 06/24/2011

But those who trust in the LORD will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not faint. ~ Isaiah 40:31 Welcome to Prayer Vigil Friday! This week’s is a little different. How long has it been since you’ve prayed for […]

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I Believe…

I believe today will be a good day because God made it. ~ Psalm 118:24 ” This is the day which the LORD has made; Let us rejoice and be glad in it.” I believe I have all I need to accomplish His purpose in my life. ~ 2 Peter 1:3  “His divine power has given […]

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Be Still

Be still and know that I am God. ~Psalm 46:10 Remember being little, when we were always being told to be quiet and sit still? My dad is a minister. And when I was younger, my dad would preach and my mom would play the organ during church services. That left me and my brother […]

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