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Prayer Power
Friday, March 23, 2012      7 comments

I love this prayer in Stormie Omartian's book: The Power of a Praying Life, chapter 20. I hope you will be uplifted and focused like I was when I read it. Lord, I commit my body to You as the temple of the Holy Spirit. Teach me ho... Read more
Food = My Golden Calf
Sunday, February 12, 2012      7 comments

I've read Exodus 32 several times and even heard sermons on it. It is the story of the golden calf. While Moses was up on the mountain taking notes on God's Law, the people of Israel were down in the valley worshiping a hand-made golden calf. ... Read more
It is well with my soul!
Thursday, February 02, 2012      5 comments

One of my biggest challenges in this season of my life is trying to juggle all the stuff I have going on. I am a mom of three children in primary grades, a pastor's wife, choir singer and women's ministry leader at church, and I also have ... Read more
Walking on water
Sunday, January 22, 2012      4 comments

In Matthew 14: 27-33, Peter walks on water to Jesus. It is a miracle, a supernatural event. However, against all logic and laws of physics, he can do it AS LONG AS he keeps his eyes firm on Jesus. Once he gets distracted by his surroundings, he ... Read more
How long will I struggle, Lord?
Saturday, January 21, 2012      7 comments

This morning I read Joseph's story in Genesis, and for some reason, one of the things that jumped out at me was verse 1 in chapter 41: "Then it came to pass at the end of TWO YEARS, that Pharaoh had a dream..." The story continues as Joseph is t... Read more
Saturday, January 07, 2012      2 comments

If I could name one character trait that I am desperate to acquire it has to be perseverance. I value it in others and wish to cultivate it in my own life. Perseverance in spite of all odds is what brings victory. I have persevered so far ... Read more
Thorn in my flesh
Friday, October 07, 2011      1 comments

"To keep me from becoming conceited, ...., there was given me a thorn in my flesh, a messenger of Satan, to torment me. Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But He said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for My p... Read more
Food vs. Food Temptation
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      1 comments

Ok, once and for all, I need to clarify in my mind the enormous truth that my mind keeps struggling to grasp: I DO NOT HAVE A PROBLEM WITH FOOD, I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH FOOD TEMPTATION!!! Just like money in my wallet is not EVIL, food in itse... Read more
The battle belongs to the Lord!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      2 comments

"The horse is made ready for the day of battle, but victory rests with the Lord." Proverbs 21: 31 One of my epiphanies this morning was this verse in Proverbs. I need a paradigm shift because I seem to always forget that it is not me who ac... Read more
Raising Kids While Losing Weight and Praising God
Sunday, August 21, 2011      4 comments

I am a 33-year old simple Jesus girl in the business of constantly improving my way of life to glorify Him. I have three children 8 years old and under, who are all starting school tomorrow, and my youngest one is starting kindergarten! I ... Read more