A Perfectly Pleasing Jesus is Perfect for You!

The apocalyptic sound thundered majestically as Jesus was lifted out of the Jordan by His cousin the baptizer. The bewildered onlookers marveled as they witnessed the sky open and audibly…

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What Your Heart Requires Most, It Desires Most

Life's been a little crazy lately. Can you relate? The only thing that's kept me going? Time with my Good Shepherd.  No amount of Netflix numbing, likes, scrolling, perfectionism or…

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When Loss and Faith Collide and Doubts Arise

This past year, the loss of two people dear to me challenged my fortitude, faith, and feelings.  While they lived starkly different lives, each blessed mine immeasurably.  One gave her…

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My Childhood Nemesis Stalks Me Still, But God, My Fear He Daily Kills

Fear seemingly stalked me as a child. Afraid of the dark, my bed was strategically placed against the corner wall blocking me in, leaving two sides open. I would jump…

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Confessions of Comparison from a Recovering Perfectionist

Listening to my sisters-in-law discuss their latest recipe finds and cuisine creations at an enjoyable Mother’s Day dinner, I appreciated their excitement over all things kitchen and hospitality. Both accomplished…

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