Bible thinkin', Health, Teaching

Honor

I thought I got honor. I mean, I tear up with the rest of us when the military gets an applause in the airport. That is certainly honor. Mercy. That gets me. I love standing for someone and clapping for them. I love telling my husband he is an amazing father and husband. I love sticking up for people. I…

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Being Real, Bible thinkin'

Faker

Sometimes I feel like a big ‘ol fake. It’s like I take some of what Jesus said and apply it, but the other things, well, that’s just too radical. It messes with my mind. It toys with my convictions. I have to ask myself “Am I brave enough to follow through with those convictions?”, ” I watched this video of…

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Bible thinkin'

Your Personal Quiet Time

Let just jump right on in by allowing me to ask you a question? Do you struggle with a daily quiet time with Christ? I mean, do you have some days where it’s real, and long, and meaningful, and then look up and a week or two have gone by? Maybe a month or two? I know that everyone who…

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Being Real, Bible thinkin', Questions

Do You Speak It?

Some people say we shouldn’t express our fears out loud because the enemy will hear it and capitalize on it. Some people say that we should say everything in prayer, out loud, and against the enemy. Which is better? Does one show more fear in the enemy than faith in God? What about confession? How are we to confess if…

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Bible thinkin'

I don’t have that adventurous spirit

Seein’ as how when the new heaven and earth are coming some day, I just don’t feel the need to climb high mountains or dive into the depths of the Big Blue. Lemme ‘splain…. There are adventure seekers, right? When’s the next thrill? When can I get that “rush”. Um, well, I don’t have that, what would you say, “need”…

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Her Calendar

A few years ago I went thru Beth Moore’s Breaking Free series. Um, dude, if you kind of think you need to be free from some stuff, then by all means, do this Bible study. Even if you think you are free, you might consider it because you might find out you aren’t free after all, and could come across…

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Competency

Usually I can talk myself right out of confidence and sour-talk my way right into insecurity. Sometimes the voice of Me gets in the way of the Voice of Truth (which, by the way, is a fabulous song.) There’s been something rising up in me over the last few weeks. I kind of feel like I’m standing up. How do…

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Bible thinkin', Friendship

Pudding Saved Me

There I was, just enjoying a nice conversation with my friend, Deleise, when I said, “Hm, I can tell my blood sugar is getting low because my lips are going numb. Maybe I should get a snack.” Nah! Just keep on talking, Nat. Keep on talking. Whoa! Oh my word, you have never seen someone move faster down a hall…

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Bible thinkin'

Distractions

I can get distracted. For instance, I wanted to paint the girls room a new color and for a few days it was just about all I could think about. Should we do a neutral color, should we go girly, or more retro? These are the questions I asked myself over and over. Not a big deal, just a decision…

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