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A Sordid Christian Love Affair…With Controversy

… Since when did the Bride of Christ turn into such a Drama Queen? They will know us by our love-affair with telling everyone how offended we are by *Whatever it is we are most offended with at the moment. Isn’t that what the Scripture was? The DaVinci Code and Twilight and Harry Potter & […]

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Finding Sabbath Rest

Finding Sabbath Rest: Finding The Untapped Power of What If

Walking… One step in front of another, the misty air goes in, clenching my sensitive lungs, then is forced out with a burst of white while the moisture in the air makes the curls that show under the red beret even more curly and tangled. Sometimes I really enjoy the feels of hiding within and remaining […]

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Finding Sabbath Rest

Finding Sabbath Rest: Learning to Abide

I’ve not heard a lot of talking about what it means to abide, so when this word popped up in our conversation this past week, I had to do a little digging to see what it really meant. In Hebrew, the word ABIDE is יָשַׁב or ya-shab – to remain, to dwell, to inhabit. This word means, […]

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One Word 365 – Transformation

For at least the past three years I’ve spent December hearing about “One Word 365”.   My friends have talked about the “word” they believed would be the banner for vision for the following year.  My sister brought it up last Christmas.  I got nothing. As per usual, I left most of those conversations feeling confused and […]

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Finding Sabbath Rest: Transforming The Desert In My Heart

“Just wait,” he said, as they drove through the rolling green of farms, vineyards, and orchards.   “In any minute it will turn back to dirt and desert. Just wait.” She leaned back into the passenger seat and watched as they rolled past mile after mile the verdant land. “When was the desert supposed to show up?” […]

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