As I sat with my Bible open and read the words of Moses, I knew this passage was meant for me and this particular sliver of time.

“But Moses protested to God, Who am I to appear before Pharaoh? Who am I to lead the people of Israel out of Egypt?” Exodus 3:11 (NLT)

“But Moses protested again, “What if they won’t believe me or listen to me? What if they say, “The Lord never appeared to you?” Exodus 4:1 (NLT)

“But Moses pleaded with the Lord, “O Lord, I’m

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What I Gained When I Gave Up

For the past three weeks I have taken a break from my regular schedule of writing and posting my blog. Before I go on let me just say, I missed it! I missed you! And it feels so good to be back.

As the new year approached, I sensed God prompting me, asking me, to take a break, to give up, for a time, this writing I love.

At first I thought the idea was crazy. Taking a break from my blog writing seemed the opposite of what

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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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“Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2 ESV

A few weeks ago my husband called in the middle of the afternoon to let me know he would be working late.

This isn’t an unusual occurrence. As the owner of his own rental company, my husband, for the most part, is a one man band, and late nights are par for the course.

While my husband was scheduled to work late, I was scheduled to be at writing group, but in order

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