Purpose | Dormant Seasons

Purpose | Dormant Seasons

 I feel I’ve been quiet a number of days because He has been settling my soul. A dormant season, like the winter months give way to spring, planting and new life. So this season has been a winter to my soul. Reading by firelight, wrapped in the comfort ...

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Relationships | Betrayal

Relationships | Betrayal

“One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers precisely what it has promised. Betrayal, though … betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope.” – Steve Deitz Betrayal hurts. No two ways about it. If you are livi...

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Freedom | That Little Dutch Boy

Freedom | That Little Dutch Boy

“I’m not going to be that Little Dutch Boy with my finger stuck in the dam no more.” – June Carter, Walk the Line How many of us out there feel like we are responsible for holding our finger in a bursting dam trying to keep those around...

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Freedom | Thankful In All Circumstances

Freedom | Thankful In All Circumstances

This Thanksgiving morning as the turkey continues to soak up its own juices, the macaroni begins to boil, the gravy is simmering on low heat, and the rolls are tucked away in a nest of dishtowels to stay warm I am drawn to thoughts of what brings freedom, peac...

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Dream | Overcoming Challenges

Dream | Overcoming Challenges

I’ve shared this with people close to me over the last year but have not actually publicly shared about the need to overcome challenges since leaving my position in vocational ministry in 2012. The entire year related to 2013 has been tumultuous and chal...

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Faith | Bleach & Vinegar

Faith | Bleach & Vinegar

Bleach and Vinegar… These items present a vivid experience for our senses… We can see and smell them. Taste the bitter vinegar on our tongue. Feel the tightening of our drying skin from exposure to bleach. I have been updating and releasing blog po...

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Keys | Kingdom Access

Keys | Kingdom Access

Thinking on the meaning of KEYS today. After lunch with Daddy, he took me by the church offices to pick up a key card that will give me access to the church building for after business hour counseling/ministry sessions. Keys represent access, authority, safety...

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Coaching | Boundaries and Selfishness

Coaching | Boundaries and Selfishness

“Good fences make good neighbors…” Cliché as it may be, there in the midst of the familiar phrase lies a truth: the idea that good boundaries make good relationships. If you do not believe this to be true, then just jump into the life of an...

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Seeking Revival | The Cry Of Our Hearts

Seeking Revival | The Cry Of Our Hearts

When you hear the word REVIVAL what is the first thing you think of?  Having worked in a couple of different church environments in the last decade, I would say that most “church folk” think of a date on the calendar and powerful evangelists preac...

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Technology & Life | Clean Slate

A. FRESH. CLEAN. START. (A Clean Slate) I think I like that. We'll see when I have to search through Facebook and the media files I have stored online to find that picture I want to download. But really truthfully, I felt overwhelmed by the thought of deleting...

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