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Hello Again

It’s been a while since I’ve written…the site has been totally revamped and I think you’ll love it. This (re)introduction tells the story of how the new site came to be and how to use its resources.

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How We Memorized Colossians

Thanks to everyone who gave positive feedback about our latest adventure:  Memorizing the entire book of Colossians.  I've had several inquiries about how we actually did it...what it looked like day-to-day.  So instead of emailing each of you individually I thought...

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Colossians Complete

To me, there really isn't anything sweeter than an accomplished goal.  Dreaming big is fun.  But imaginings are much sweeter when they come to fruition.  I've got some far out goals that are a loooong way from being reached, so in the mean time, I'll savor every...

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Praying for Trials

  Last night I attended a weekly prayer meeting at church.  To say that I'm glad I went would be an understatement.  There are a million reasons why I loved it so much.  And I've written and rewritten this post, trying to include them all.  But, I can't seem to...

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Spiritual Goals

...make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.  For if you possess...

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It’s A Big Deal

image via It's December 17th.  Christmas is still  more than a week {okay, eight days} away.  But every year shortly after December hits the calender the holiday starts closing in.  Slow at first.  A party here, cookies there.  Then things become faster and more...

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Relational

{Image Via} The Bible shows us the very nature of God.  You can look at it pretty much verse by verse and critically think about what just that one tiny piece of Scripture says about the nature of God.  When we do this, we find all kinds of answers; because God is not...

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Bad Apples

Yesterday we talked about bearing good spiritual fruit.  Today I'm talking about bad apples.  Originally this had all been one long post about the good and the bad, but I decided it was best to split it up.  If you are hating the discussion of fruit, don't worry,...

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Good Fruit

{click image for source} I've been thinking about fruit. Maybe because the weather has taken taken on those cool, fall overtones and I'm craving apples and all things made from apples {cider, pie, turn overs, crisp...} But as I think about fruit it's hard for me not...

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People Pleasing

  "We are not trying to please people but God, who tests our hearts." --1 Thessalonians 1:4b   It's so very easy to get caught up in the people pleasing game. Especially if you are a yesser like me. You know, the kind of person who says "yes" to just about...

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