Weekly Prayers: It Is Well

  Have you ever sang the song “It Is Well With My Soul” when your soul did not feel well?   On the days that that phrase rings true, we can say it as a declaration with peaceful truth and confidence– Yes! Amen! It IS well.   But here’s the thing… most days, inner peace…

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Fill Up My Empty

A few months ago during a sermon, one of our pastors shared the following quote that really resonated with me:   “The young man who rings the bell at the brothel is unconsciously looking for God.” -Bruce Marshall, The World, The Flesh, and Father Smith   Tim shared this quote to support the idea that…

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Weekly Prayers: In my unraveling, rest me

My favorite part of the Bible is the Psalms– the gut-wrenching honesty, the beautiful images, the hope even in the midst of the psalmist’s questions and pain. Recently I was introduced to a Puritan Prayer book, and I was inspired to write out a collection of my prayers for you here on a weekly basis….

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The Year of Hope

“The Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.” -Psalm 147:11 The past couple of years I’ve spent the weeks leading into January 1st asking God for a word to guide my next year. A word that I can press into-whether it becomes the umbrella for my goals, the anchor…

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