Category Archives: The Prayer Closet: What God’s teaching me

Spring: a Perfect Time to Re-evaluate!

True confessions: I have to admit that I’ve not slowed down any, even though I’ve known for awhile that I need to. This morning a friend was upset about something and sent me a Facebook message, and all I could do was … Continue reading

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The High Calling

“Then the LORD God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make him a helper suitable for him.’ Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird … Continue reading

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Looking for More Work to Do?

The Proverbs 31 woman. Just the mention of her name is likely to garner groans. (Can’t you just picture the hyenas on Lion King saying, “Mufasa!”)  Now, of course it’s quite probable that this wasn’t really an ACTUAL, live woman, … Continue reading

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You’re Already Amazing! A Review

I was first introduced to Holly Gerth a few months ago when I was a very happy attendee of the Relevant conference (now Allume.) Holly is the cofounder of (in)courage, an online gathering spot for Christian women; author of a … Continue reading

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Costa Rica 2012 Part Two

After a bumpy ride half an hour out of San Jose, we pulled into The Butterfly Farm. A beautiful preserve dedicated to their proliferation, this lovely farm boasted not only lovely landscaping, but some wonderful man-created art, too … Kim … Continue reading

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The Falling

It’s been interesting, studying James. He rang in my heart, all the way to Costa Rica. His words about trials and perseverance, about faith without works being dead, about remembering the poor … bells. It’s springtime, planting time here. I … Continue reading

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We are Home, and I Am Afraid

We are back here at home! And I am afraid. I’m afraid I will forget. Costa Rica’s beauty… Her treasures …   Her heroes.   I am afraid I will forget him … and her …  and all of them, here … And … Continue reading

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Restful Rhythm

And all my dear friends saw the title of this post and laughed. That’s okay. It was a kind laugh, of course. Because they know they’re laughing with me, and not at me. I hope. I do too much running. … Continue reading

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For the Ones Who have Waited Too Long

God created women to mother. Whether you’ve been blessed with children of your own or not, God created you as He did every woman– with a unique capacity and gifting to bring life to the world around you. Could I … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Word-Wielding

” … the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.” James 5:11 ” The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repay … Continue reading

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