The Fullest Life

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” John 10:10

If you were to look into my guest room last weekend you would have found a chair piled high with little-girl clothes.

I’m sad to say that if you had dug beneath this pile of dresses, t-shirts, and shorts left over from summer, you would have unearthed my Bible, my current devotional book, and my journal.

As you can probably guess, this

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The One Who Sees Ahead and Provides

In the 22nd chapter of Genesis, Abraham proclaims the faithfulness of God to provide by calling Him; Jehovah-Jireh (Gen. 22:14): a Hebrew name that literally means; The Lord will see to it. We would say The One Who provides.

In the past couple of years, this truth has taken on new significance for me and my family. Since our call to full time Missions work; my family has been asked of God over and over again to take brave and bold steps of faith. And each time I feel the

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A Love Like This

I wanted so badly to write a really upbeat, encouraging post this week. You know, something about how the sun is shining and the leaves are turning colors and God’s awesome love and all that. But I need to be real, sisters: I just don’t have it in me.

You see, while I was busy doing who knows what, my semester at seminary has come screeching to it’s end and all the papers I thought I had so much time to finish are suddenly due. All. At. Once.

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Pieces of My Heart

I’ve always loved the beauty of mosaic art. There is something so powerful to me about looking at a beautiful work of art made from thousands of broken pieces. Each part represents something that was originally destroyed. Part of what was once whole, now fragmented, fractured, scattered; then re-gathered into something wonderful that previously didn’t exist in the world. This to me is how I believe God sees every human heart.

Ezekiel 36:26 says “I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you; I will

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