Not by might not by power by my spirit Zechariah 4 6

“Not by Might. Not by Power. But by My Spirit” says the Lord

In my previous blog post, practice God’s presence. forget. remember. repent. (repeat, ad infinitum), I talked about practicing the presence ...
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Leo Buscaglia Quote Kindness Encouragment

never underestimate the influence of little things.

I had a horrible, horrible dream a few weeks ago. horrible. In this dream, my daughter was being stalked. And ...
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Ephesians 429

say what you mean, but don’t be mean when you say it.

I've been saying that for years. To my kids, to students and to myself, whenever the situation calls for it ...
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bring home the mahi 042614

giving grace.

Both my daughter and my son are having a full and stress filled week. A VERY full and stress filled ...
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Joshua 1 9 prayer

whatever may pass and whatever lies before me.

Sunday evening. Easter Sunday. I was sitting at the kitchen table, focused on my laptop. PinkGirl came over and turned ...
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teach children diligently Deuteronomy 6 6-7


The other day, someone asked me if my kids grew up "churched." The pause before my reply was noticeably long ...
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Doubt and Faith Toxic Concoction Mark Buchanan Your God is Too Safe

toxic concoction.

After arguing with God for months, I had finally taken the terrifying step of obedience by sharing something I believe ...
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Philip Yancey quote Disappointment with God Message of Job

lessons from the book of Job: you can say anything to God

"One bold message in the Book of Job is that you can say anything to God. Throw at him your ...
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CS Lewis Quote

therefore I quote: overcome? or on the wrong tract?

I read, therefore I quote: “It is hard, when difficulties arise to know whether one is meant to overcome them ...
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