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Prayer is the Bridge.

Recently, I was thinking about certain desires planted in my heart. Some of those things seem unattainable for my life circumstances right now. I would think about them without really praying about them, believing that they weren't possible at this moment. Then, it struck me: as a child of God, why am I having these… Continue reading Prayer is the Bridge.

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It’s All About Timing.

More and more, I'm realizing that life and its intricacies come down to the timing. Life is all about timing! If you're still waiting for a job offer, or a better job offer, take heart. If you're still waiting for the right home to open up, or for your offer to be accepted, take heart.… Continue reading It’s All About Timing.

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The Pain & Fruit of Investing.

I first posted this two years ago. I believe that there are still many people in this type of season in their lives. Your “investments” could be in your career, waiting for a spouse, trying to conceive or adopt a child, buying a house, your spiritual life, and more. Wherever you are “investing” right now, take heart and know that the Lord hears the cry of your heart! He sees how much you have been investing. This season will pay off, here and in eternity!

Sunflower Sojourn

Currently my life is in a season of pruning, and what I am also learning to refer to

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as “investment.” Investing is painful. It involves risk. Investing requires giving up something in hopes of a greater return down the road. At the very outset, it requires some sort of sacrifice. It may be a very long time before you see any gain or fruit from that sacrifice. For example, investing money is painful. The money is placed into an account where it cannot be touched until a certain point. The goal is that the amount of money will grow. But what if an emergency arises and you need that money? Painful, and risky. Other forms of investment are financing a wedding, buying a house, starting a business, or investing in an education. These are different types of investment that we hope will bear fruit in some way.

An investment that we…

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Lessons I’ve Learned About Dating/Courtship in My 20’s.

As I inch very close to turning 30, I've been reflecting about what I've learned about dating and relationships in my 20's. It's been quite a journey! I only want the person God has for me from now on--and no one else! Perhaps you're trying to figure out this whole get to marriage thing, too?… Continue reading Lessons I’ve Learned About Dating/Courtship in My 20’s.

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Waiting for the Whole Story.

In life, it is crucial to wait for the whole story. How many times in relationships do we only see the smallest portion of the story? Many relationships have ended because one person failed to ask questions and assumed the worst. Other relationships have been tarnished and filled with animosity because one person knew a… Continue reading Waiting for the Whole Story.

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Advent & Looking to Mary.

Today marks the beginning of Advent. Like other Jews, Mary (mother of Jesus) longed for the fulfillment of the prophecies promising a Savior to Israel. (Never could she have imagined, even in her wildest dreams, that she would be the one to bring Him into the world!) In my life, I'm (still) waiting for the fulfillment… Continue reading Advent & Looking to Mary.

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Single Sundays in February.

My dear readers, I know for many singles, Sundays are difficult. Sundays are the day when you sit in a pew alone, while other couples have the gift of worshiping together. The pews are packed with smiling babies, crying babies, and children of every age. After church, you don't get to talk in the car about… Continue reading Single Sundays in February.

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A World Used To “The Way It Is.”

Have you ever noticed that we live in a world that doesn't like change to the way things are? Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr's birthday. Martin Luther King Jr. died for the cause of equality for all the races in the United States. There were many people opposed to his message. They wanted… Continue reading A World Used To “The Way It Is.”

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What Are You Waiting For?

What are you waiting for? Each one of us is waiting for something. Waiting is not easy. Yet it can be a very blessed time. In fact, I venture that it is actually a gift! We must, however, use it well. Waiting is not in vain. It may feel like walking through a desert with no… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?