Authentic Faith Category

The Gift found through Pain

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“Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds…” James 1:2 We are innately built to flee from things that hurt. Avoiding pain is a natural defense. Stay away from the edge of the cliff, don’t step into oncoming traffic, watch out for hot stoves, don’t drink poison. It’s […]

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The Gift…

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For God so loved… that He gave.… John 3:16 I’ve been there. The isolated chair amongst rows of pews. Hollow words tapping on my numb heart. Just another Sunday, just another rhythm of handshakes, I’ll-Pray-For-You’s and Amens. I played my part. Did my dues. But as I waded through the following weekdays I wondered – What […]

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Feasting {Journaling Bible Giveaway}

The Word. It’s more than language; more than grammar and punctuation on sheets of paper. It is more than history and poetry, deeper than narrative. It’s not just a collection of books and letters. The Word is connection. A place to meet with God. It is a place to gaze into His eyes and begin […]

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I’m Starving

The room was dark as I tip toed out. I didn’t want to wake anyone, more so, I didn’t want to be seen. If only they could hear the raging debate inside my head. In my socks, I slipped down the hall to the stairwell and descended down the steps. It was eerily cold but […]

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Saturday Morning Coffee and yes, another, Giveaway

Happy Saturday Everyone! I know this week is the start of the Holidays. The hustle and bustle of Turkey and Mashed Potatoes, gift shopping and wrapping frenzies are upon us. BUT I want to share something with you. A source of peace, a place of calm, a voice of assurance that came to you in […]

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