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If I Didn’t Believe In God (Guest Post)

Grace and Truth

The only constant that has been in my life is God.  The only way I’ve been able to navigate this world is believing that He was right beside me.  The many times I’ve thought of giving up, it was His love that stopped me.

He is truly my best friend.  My help.  My joy.  My counselor.  My everything.

With Him by my side, I can endure anything.  I know I have a purpose as long as I believe in Him.  That my life will have impact and meaning.  That I would achieve more with His strength than I would with mine alone.

I have never seen Him.  But I’ve perceived Him.  In my dreams, He ministers to me.  When I’m awake, He counsels me.  When I’m selfish, He challenges me.  Through it all, He is my dependable companion and confidant.

So the mere thought that He is not real is as…

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Giving God Your Wish List Life {A Guest Post}

Fearfully Made Mom

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Today I’m thrilled to welcome my dear friend Meredith back to the blog. I met Meredith via an online writing class and was instantly drawn to her welcoming spirit and authentic words. I had the pleasure of meeting her on person at the She Speaks conference in 2014, and hope to connect again in the near future. One of the things I love about this woman of God is her willingness to lay it all out there- the messiness and the truth- for the sake of drawing others to his Truth.

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Meredith is a perfectly imperfect Daughter of the King, wife to her cattle man and “Mama” to two Littles ages 4 and 7. She spends her days chasing kids and cows on their farm and she shares an authentic glimpse into her heart and life online through her Lens and her Pen. She can also be found encouraging…

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Presence · Pursuit · Uncategorized

He Is There

“Search me, God, and know my heart, test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is an offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting.” Psalm 139:23-24 (NIV) You make know to me the path of life; in your presence, there is a fullness of joy; at your right hand… Continue reading He Is There

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Peace From Above

I have no peace, no quietness. I have no rest, only turmoil. Job3:21 (NIV) What is peace? How do I grasp it? One definition of peace is freedom from war; another is to be silent. Freedom from war. Who am I at war with? Oh, I know without a doubt I am at war with… Continue reading Peace From Above

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Created To Glorify

Not unto us, O Lord, not unto us, but to Your name give glory. Psalm 115:1 (NIV ) Our Heavenly Father's purpose in creating us is to magnify his glory.  As followers of Christ, we are to live our lives in such a way as to further his kingdom. He desires our companionship and invites us… Continue reading Created To Glorify

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French Toast and Mums

"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV) Satan tries to beat me up with life every day.  He uses little stuff that may seem insignificant to wear me down.  If… Continue reading French Toast and Mums

Joy · Love · Pursuit

Warm Fuzzy Feeling

"Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Restore to me  the joy of your salvation and sustain me with a willing spirit." Psalm 51:10, 12 (NASB) I woke up and made my way into the kitchen ready to make coffee, pray and begin MY quiet time.  I abruptly stopped in… Continue reading Warm Fuzzy Feeling