Tag: distractions

From Brokenness to Restoration

being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ (Philippians 1:6 NKJV). The work God has done in my heart can definitely be described as one big (de)construction project- from tearing down walls that were erected from what I […]

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Grace That Transforms

I have felt stirred to document what the Lord has been doing in my heart lately, but I have had trouble finding the right words. He’s drawing me to Himself in a way that I haven’t experienced in quite awhile. In areas in my life where I have seen a lot of barrenness, I am starting […]

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Spiritual Unity: Studying the Bible with Your Spouse

I have been a Christian for almost fifteen years and my husband has been a Christian for over twenty years. In December, we will have been married for seven years. Throughout the many years of wedded bliss, I have always longed for the days when Paul and I would enjoy deep times of Bible study […]

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God Can Use Empty Cups: Part 1

This summer marks eight years that I came back to the Lord after being a prodigal daughter for many years, believing in God, but living as if He didn’t exist. In the course of those eight years, I have grown so much in my spiritual walk that it’s sometimes hard to remember myself before that […]

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Find Rest, My Soul

I have observed, both in my own life and the lives of others, that if there has been a significant amount of damage done to the soul because of rejection from people, the person will often so many times try to overcompensate for their weakness by performing to gain the approval, love, or applause of […]

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New Again

I haven’t spent too much time lately on my blog sharing current personal events. It doesn’t mean there hasn’t been anything important to write about, I just haven’t felt the need to dive into some of the messiness of our life. Paul and I have been through a lot of major transitions and changes throughout […]

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(Anti) Social Media Experience

Can you remember what life was like before smart phones, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Timehop, or even the newest “Oh, look at how awesome my life is!” app, Periscope? I began to ask that question recently. I took a trip back down memory lane in my mind to when I was around twelve years old. […]

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Unconnect/Reconnect

“Good morning, sweetheart,” I hear my wonderful husband whisper to me as my eyes struggle to open. I grab my cell phone and begin to scroll through my notifications from the night before. “I love you.” “I love you too,” I mumble as I continue to fix my attention on my cell phone, an inanimate […]

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Me, My Selfie, and I

With the overwhelming flood of social media sites and phone apps filling every millisecond of our lives, it is blatantly clear how self-centered our culture has become as we post about our lives and our opinions numerous times a day. With the invention of the front-facing camera on our cell phones, we are now able […]

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