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Death comes from demanding your own way; life comes from laying down your life for Christ.

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June 16, 2016

For most of my adult life I ate standing over the kitchen sink. I slept alone, cuddled up with a heating pad when I was cold, and prayed when I needed someone with a truck. But on September 6th last year, all that changed when I finally […]

January 29, 2016

After prayer and thoughtful consideration, I have made the decision to take some time off to recharge, seek God more intimately, and support to my husband. During this time, I will be taking a sabbatical. I don’t know how long it will be. Beginning today, […]

January 27, 2016

Have you noticed life has seasons? During the first ten years of my walk with the Christ, He went to work to heal my heart. I felt unwanted, unloved, unforgiveable, desperate, and I battled a huge spirit of rejection. I didn’t like myself; I was […]

January 26, 2016

I shared today’s message online at blueprintforlife.com about a year ago, but today I’d like to publish it again here since many of my readers are not a part of the Blueprint audience and the feedback was positive the first time around. I like being creative. I like […]

January 25, 2016

I belong to a fantastic small group which meets each Tuesday morning. The women in our little gathering share their lives, prayers, and thoughts about our weekly Bible study. Our current teacher is excellent and the content is biblically based, but I have to admit that I […]

January 22, 2016

I once wrote a story about three brown cows who desperately wanted to change color. Tired of their earthy hue, they decided that purple would impress the neighbors and gain them notoriety. So after much planning, the herd’s leader pushed a large can of purple […]

January 21, 2016

In his book Disappointment with God, Philip Yancey writes about a friend named Douglas who experienced deep disappointment. Douglas’s wife contracted breast cancer. While in the middle of this crisis, a drunk driver swerved across the center line and smashed head-on into Douglas’s car, and […]

January 20, 2016

Without hope, waiting for God can feel like torture, but with confidence in Him, waiting can feel like joyful anticipation! While waiting, don’t run ahead of God. You’ll get less than you wanted and more than you bargained for. Isaiah 30:18 says, “Blessed are all […]

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