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Strengthening you through words of encouragement.
1 Thess 5:11 - "Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing."

Live with Purpose In a recent conversation with my husband, I mentioned that I sensed the Lord was restoring the years the locusts ate. He replied, "Hmmm, all I was thinking was you are coming out of a rough season." We laughed about my word choice, but...

Perceive and Receive  His Peace   Perspective can make all the difference in the world.  Different views can be the culprit in arguments, loss of hope, and fear, But perspective can help you see opportunities, success, joy, and peace.  God can shape our perspective but know, however, our...

REBUILDING We tore down our outside shed to put up a new one.  Tearing down the shed, cleaning up the space, and hauling away the old pieces, took 2 hours.  It wasn't hard and kind of fun.   But then, when we started the rebuild of...

Untold Days by Lynne Freauf Everything about Jesus is perfect. The way He lived his life, certainly. The men that He chose to be his disciples were perfect examples of ordinary people. These men had vastly different backgrounds, talents, and personalities. Jesus chose people just like...

Vast …..of very great extent or quantity.  Synonyms: Huge, Boundless, Massive, Colossal, Gargantuan-Herculean.   Do you sometimes feel like you are carrying a Huge load of troubles, and your heart is aching massively with your soul being flooded with Herculean aggravation that creates boundless anger mixed with sorrow? Sheesh,...

Only You Ever heard the expression, “It’s been a day”? A journal opening line I had written was, “Lord, it has been a day! So many prayers, so many in crisis, my heart is heavy."  I continued my conversation with the Lord and prayed for those...

Wisdom Nuggets!    Covering my office walls are oversized sticky notes with life-giving Scriptures, prayers, mottos, and other life and leadership nuggets written as reminders. These notes ignite my faith and help me stay focused on the truth and what is good and pure.     Let me share with...

She Laughs   I thought it might be time for something a little light to bring some laughter to your day. I call this “Church Ladies-Unplugged.”  Church bulletin grammatical bloopers.  *Sunday Morning Sermon—Jesus Walks on Water.  Sunday Evening Sermon—Searching for Jesus. *Don’t let worry kill you off—let the church help.   *For...