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Panic at Midnight

My life is plugging along just fine, and I know God’s looking out for me. Why is it, then, when on occasion, I awake in the middle of the night and can’t get back to sleep? Thought after ruthless thought rushes through my mind—about things that happened in the past.  Did I make the right …

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God is Our Refuge

Since moving to Alabama, I’ve found that wind or rain storms pop up out of nowhere. All of a sudden, it’s not comfortable outdoors, and I seek the shelter of my house. My comfy brick home is a refuge from straight-line winds and pelting downpours. In the winter, I remain toasty warm when the out-of-doors …

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Excluded

When I was in high school, I always perceived myself on the “outside” of the “in” group. In my school, we had some pretty stringent requirements to be among the elite. You had to be from a wealthy family, or you needed to be a beauty queen. Dating a football player could’ve been your ticket …

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Walking by Faith

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.” Hebrews 11:1. That’s the Biblical definition of faith. Faith is believing that God will do what he promises. Days from now, or even months or years. Possibly not even in our lifetime. So, what does our faith …

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   The Secret

I stumble and fall. I’m frazzled and flustered and berate myself for my mistakes. My humanness gets me in trouble every time. Can’t I do any better than this? But Jesus says that’s why he died on a cross, for me – for my mistakes and humanness, faults and sins, great or small. He can …

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