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#AtoZChallenge: Pierced

“But He was pierced for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The punishment that brought us peace was on Him, And by His wounds we are healed.” -Isaiah 53:5 On this Easter weekend, full of beautiful weather and promises of delicious food, it’s easy to get lots amid the endless pastels and the… Continue reading #AtoZChallenge: Pierced

Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday: Glue

So, lucky for y’all (yes, I went with y’all), I’m posting twice today! One for the #atozchallenge and now for the #fmfparty. So come on in, have a cup of hot tea, and take a seat. Today, the word is… Glue. Go. Sometimes, life’s a little crazy. Things are happening here and there, and eventually… Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Glue

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Five Minute Friday: Mighty

It’s Five Minute Friday time, where hundreds of bloggers gather together to write on a common prompt. Five Minutes, that’s all. No planning, no editing, just real words from real people. To know more about the FMF crows, check out Lisa-Jo Baker’s blog. Today’s word is: Mighty. Go. The winds whip around outside, a formidable… Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Mighty

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Every {Single} Valentine’s Day

Today’s Valentine’s Day, and I won’t be going out on a romantic dinner, getting and flowers or chocolates, or spending any time with my significant other. Primarily because I don’t have a significant other. Once again I find myself single on Valentine’s Day, though I’m quite used to it by now. Every single Valentine’s, I’ve… Continue reading Every {Single} Valentine’s Day

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Five Minute Friday: Hero

Today’s Friday, which means Five Minute Friday.  If you don’t know the drill, wander on over to Lisa-Jo Baker’s blog for the full details. But for now, it’s time to write for five minutes only, unscripted, unedited. Today’s word is: Hero. Go. My life has been blessed with many heroes, big and small. Some have… Continue reading Five Minute Friday: Hero

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Even During the Rough Patches, Praise

Praising through the hard times is not a natural reaction. In fact, everything in my body wants to question it all when I’m going through a rough patch. But God wants me to trust Him during those times, and praise Him throughout. Even though it’s hard. The past few weeks have been a tumultuous time… Continue reading Even During the Rough Patches, Praise

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Allowing the Busyness In

Last week, I faltered. I let the busyness come in. I hardly picked up my Bible, journaled, memorized scripture, and was mostly silent in my conversations with God. I am ashamed, and honestly don’t feel good admitting this to the blogosphere. But….this blog is a means of being accountable in my faith, and I refuse… Continue reading Allowing the Busyness In

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Lenten Offering

I grew up in a contemporary, nondenominational church, and hard as I try to remember, I can’t think of a single conversation about Lent in all my years there. It simply wasn’t a part of the church’s culture. All I knew from Lent came from my best friend, who usually gave up things like pop,… Continue reading Lenten Offering