15 Bible Verses to Help Overcome Discouragement

15 Bible Verses to Help Overcome Discouragement

Rarely do I receive such an outpouring of response. I recently sent a message to the people on my ministry mailing list. It summarized my past struggle with finding joy. (If you missed it, you can read the gist of that story here). The message resonated. Almost...

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Fighting for our Kids Through Prayer

Fighting for our Kids Through Prayer

There’s nothing that causes a momma’s heart to ache more and spurs a desire to fight for our kids through prayer. It doesn’t matter how old her children become, they will always be “babes” to their momma. When they encounter various trials, it will always affect us...

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The Joy of Beating Perfectionism

The Joy of Beating Perfectionism

Perfection is paralyzing. It can keep us from contributing to the lives of people around us and serving the Lord as He calls. Our aim for perfectionism can keep us hung up on particulars that are far from critical. Like this one: “I’d like to introduce you to my...

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Inspiring Quotes from Victorious

Inspiring Quotes from Victorious

I'm delighted to share these lovely quotes and Scriptures from the Bible study on the book of Esther, Victorious: Finding Triumph When Hope Seems Lost. Please check back frequently as I'll add to this collection over time. I pray you're blessed and inspired by the...

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How God Defines Our Value

How God Defines Our Value

This is a difficult post to write. There’s humiliation in admitting the temptation to estimate my own personal value. I know the truth in my head: Our value stems from our position as children of the loving, almighty God—the Lord of the universe and Creator of all...

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Accepting God’s Love

Accepting God’s Love

Have you received God’s love? You may answer, “Yes of course! I follow Christ as my Savior. I know God’s love!” The love that God has for His children is well communicated in the Scriptures. But I’m not asking if you know that the Lord loves you. I’m asking if you’ve...

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A Picture of God’s Love

A Picture of God’s Love

A Picture of God’s Love Consider this great mystery: God’s love lies outside our limits of comprehension, yet remains within our grasp to receive and embrace. Sometimes we need a picture of God's love to understand it more fully. When Jesus communicated mysterious...

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