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Take my survey for singles and get my free, downloadable ebook “5 Great Relationship Truths That Will Change Your Life.” Just after I turned 43 and was still single, I experienced something surprising: extreme loneliness. Sure, I had fleeting moments or short periods when I […]
Several summers ago, it was overcast—in the sky and in my heart. When I went for a walk near my home, the gloomy weather mirrored my mood. For some reason, I decided to find pictures in the clouds above me as I used to when […]
There are some people who balance the demands of work or a calling with extraordinary grace. They calmly endure crises with joy; they patiently wait for God to act when things go awry, and they confidently navigate numerous daily pressures. Then there are those of […]
The moments I sense God’s presence often come in unexpected ways but the time I most often hear His still, small voice (1 Kings 19:12; John 10:27) is when I am face down on the floor at home. There is something about pulling away from […]
Last summer, my husband and I visited a park in our new Illinois town. At first I didn’t notice anything special about the trees next to the walking path. But then I noticed each one has a plaque at its base with the name of […]
Several years ago a friend told me, “The movie, Chronicles of Narnia is really great! You would love it.” I considered going but then learned that Aslan, the great lion and main character, is killed in the film. Nope, I thought. Couldn’t stand watching that. […]
I recently heard some great advice: Emotions are like children. It’s okay to let them ride in the car with you, but don’t let them in the driver’s seat. Oh! What if we always remembered to judge between emotions that will lead us down a […]
One of the things I love about walking with Christ is that life lessons abound. If you aren’t learning one now, you’ll be learning one in a month, a week, a day—or maybe in the next hour! You never know what God might reveal to […]
Have you ever thought that if you could just have something or someone you desired that you could be more satisfied than you are with God? Have you ever wondered if another love or desire could take His place, that something or someone else could […]
Seven years ago during a season when I was working too much, and depending on God too little, the Lord reminded me there is a connection between striving and trusting. I thought work was my problem. . .I had so much to do! But work wasn’t my […]
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