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not what i signed up for

I don’t know about you, but marriage is not what I signed up for. I sometimes find myself struggling with aspects of who I am called to be, especially my role as wife to a pastor. When we were dating and engaged it seemed that God was leading in a different direction. I struggled with…

psalm 119

the solution to our struggles

Psalm 119 is one of my very favorite psalms. It is twice as long as any other psalm (the longest chapter in the Bible), and Matthew Henry says it “shines brightest in the constellation.” It is all about God’s Word and it’s central place in the author’s life. Over and over he talks about his…

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“Don’t let your courage fail!”

 “But in their distress they turned to the Lord God of Israel, and they sought Him, and He let them find Him…But you, be strong and do not lose courage, for there is reward for your work.” 2 Chronicles 15:4,7 When Asa was King of Judah, he was in a massive struggle against godlessness. The…

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Self-love and Esteem of Christ.

(via) As believers in Christ, our highest aim, goal, value and joy is: Christ, and Him glorified. Our culture esteems beauty and sex appeal as one of the highest values. We may say that all people are valuable, or that being smart or kind is more important (and maybe we actually kind of believe that),…

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here’s to August…

August is fast becoming one of my favorite months. I almost feel like I am betraying my younger self when I say this, but – I think the fall is absolutely my favorite season. It used to be summer, what with being a student and those being the blissful free-from-school months, the camp and pool…