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Psalm 6

I Prayed Psalm 6 tonight. My breath caught when I saw the last note I made on the page. 06/12/16. One day before I was exactly one year into my never ending migraine. I was still full of hope that God would hear my prayer and those of the saints around me praying for me,… Read More Psalm 6

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Jesus Ruins Things

Jesus Ruins Things My daughter was in the stroller talking to me, and I was trying to stay calm as I could feel my migraine threatening to get to the danger zone. We were at the cash register, and I was getting my daughter a slice of pizza for lunch I knew she would eat… Read More Jesus Ruins Things

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Two Sons

Two Sons, and two promises. One, a promise of life from a barren womb. The other, a promise of redemption for all. Both had to die to give life. The first son was Isaac, promised to Abraham and Sarah in their old age (Genesis 17). He was beloved and treasured; an unexpected miracle. So how… Read More Two Sons

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A Long Way Off

Ok, Breathe. The holidays are over. Remember how we were going to make sure our hearts were in the right place, worshiping Jesus, not stressing? Wasn’t our skinnier, more optimistic self cute back then? If I am being 100% honest with you, I missed the mark again this year. It was better, but I still… Read More A Long Way Off

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The Case

  I have this verse on an index card on my bathroom mirror: “But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect”. 1 Peter 3:15.… Read More The Case