Category Archives: Spiritual Application

Jesus Still Loves Us

Jesus still loves us. If we think Jesus has forsaken, forgotten, or washed His hands of us, we are sorely mistaken. Jesus didn’t endure torment on the cross—only to leave us. What would be the point? To suffer and then … Continue reading

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Try this for 21 Days: Five Ways to Spend Time with God

It’s that time of year when we wish for happiness, make promises, and change routines. But did you know that studies reveal that it takes 21 days to start or drop a habit? I challenge you to begin a new … Continue reading

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Broken at Christmas

The Christmas season is lovely. Pine, cinnamon, and gingerbread delight the senses. The sounds of children laughing, holiday music, and bells make us joyful. The lights, nativity, and reflection on the greatest gift of all make us smile. And warm … Continue reading

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Your Storm

My friend, Jan, moved from Florida to Western North Carolina. She is passionate about taking pictures of our beautiful mountains. Having lived here now through a few rough winters, Jan shared with me how she observed that evergreens and other … Continue reading

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Parents: 10 Ways to Handle your Child’s Teacher

Kids aren’t the only ones headed back to school. Teachers are gearing up for a new school year too. But for many of my teacher-friends, they never did gear down. If they weren’t teaching summer school or reading camps, they … Continue reading

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When You Need God’s Protection: A Reflection on Psalm 3

Last year I saw the movie “Risen.” In one point of the movie every man had shields in front of their bodies—then they moved them to above their heads, and it was like an overhead wall covering the entire army. … Continue reading

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Your Strong Roots~A Reflection of Psalm 1

The difference is real. The woman who walks with God is the recipient of His blessings. She is like a tree whose roots are firmly established and stretch to the river to receive their nourishment. She entwines her roots around … Continue reading

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