Storing Up Treasures

Storing Up Treasures

Something to chew on: squirrels seem nutty, frantically scampering about--but really they are storing up winter reserves only they know of.

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The Adventure Calls

The Adventure Calls

The adventure of a lifetime has been calling my name. But to take the first step can often be the hardest for us. Do I trust God again, that he actually is Who I always wanted and needed?

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Why Is There Never Enough?

Why Is There Never Enough?

Habits of a Transforming Heart: Sabbath

“Why is there never enough?” I sigh.

Spent. This word I use to describe my emotions and energy today is quite telling. I’ve overdrawn, and it’s all gone.

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Why Can't I Keep Going?

Why Can't I Keep Going?

Habits of a Transforming Heart: Stepping

“Why Can’t I Keep Going?”

I ask myself, looking at the start and stop pattern in most of my endeavors.

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Why Can't I Stop Myself?

Why Can't I Stop Myself?

Habits of a Transforming Heart: Stopping

“Why Can’t I Stop Myself?”

The thought blips onto my radar, but I push it down, along with another oat bar. I call them oat bars, but they’re really chocolate bars with a few oats in them. 

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Knowing God's Will for Me

Knowing God's Will for Me

I often get turned in knots trying to figure out THE WILL OF GOD. Should I go here, do this, say this? What does God think about the things in my life?


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How Will God React to My Mess?

How Will God React to My Mess?

Habits of a Transforming Heart: Staring

How Will God React to My Mess?

I wonder this, as tears line my face. I’m so messed up.

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How Can I Really Change?

How Can I Really Change?

Habits of a Transforming Heart: Surrender

“How Can I Really Change?”

This question rattled in my brain as I ran through a snowstorm at night.

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Growth or Transformation?

Growth or Transformation?

I wonder if caterpillars’ new years’ resolutions are to be the biggest and best caterpillars. They might never dream of flying. Their dreams crawl on the earth, but their Maker has a different design for them—to take them to the heavens.

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