Self-Care Is Not Selfish

I’ve struggled (especially recently during the quarantine) with balancing self-care and others-care. I feel guilty when I focus on me. No one makes me feel guilty, it’s just this inner wrestling with feeling self-centered and selfish when so much of the Bible talks...

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Let The Light In

Other than my Bible and cup of coffee, opening the window blinds is one of the favorite parts of my morning routine. Why? Because it lets the light in. It’s as if my heart is waking up too. Warmed by the light of the day. I’ve noticed my mood is so much lighter on...

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Spread Our Wings And Fly

I don’t know about you, but this quarantine has me feeling like I am stuck in a cocoon. At first I really enjoyed the rest, but now I have to admit I’m beginning to feel restless. With all the introspection and growth that has happened within the season I am ready to...

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Easter Sunday: Our Turn To Rise

What will we do with the Easter story? Just like the disciples, Jesus wants us to come and see for ourselves that the tomb is empty and He has risen (Matthew 28:6)! He is alive! And now we too can experience His presence and love. But we can’t keep this belief in our...

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Silent Saturday: The Best Is Yet To Come

I imagine the silence was deafening that day between Jesus’ death and resurrection. The disciples' hearts must have been filled with doubt and sorrow on silent Saturday. Every hopeful promise they clung to was buried in the tomb. Life feels the same way sometimes,...

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A Good Friday Prayer

Dear Jesus, How can I ever thank you? My gratitude doesn’t seem like enough. How could it be after all you’ve done for me? I have trouble reading about your last moments on earth. Good Friday feels anything but good. The sorrow of all you had to endure makes my...

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Come To The Table – Maundy Thursday

As you ponder what it means to be broken and poured out, Jesus tells the group someone will betray Him. Everyone looks around in disbelief wondering who it could be. It seems unfathomable considering Jesus just washed everyone’s feet only moments before — everyone including the betrayer. How could Jesus extend such love, grace, and forgiveness to someone so undeserving? And then a wave of conviction comes over you. You realize how undeserving you are. He washed your feet too.

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A Lifestyle of Love

Any other list makers out there? I have them on my phone, on post-it notes, and in my spiral notebooks. I have even been known to add something to the list I have already completed, just to have the gratification to mark it off. I am a doer. If it is written and on...

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Sow Generously: How To Share God’s Love Through Service

The Bible encourages us in 2 Corinthians 9:6, “whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.” God has so bountifully blessed us and to much is given, much is expected. Join me as we pour out our blessings as love offerings to the world in thanksgiving to the God who is the most extraordinary giver of all.

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