Devotionals, Testimonies

Dancing Shoes

I have become a collector of hearts, but I do not collect just any hearts. They are gifts from my daughter, Danielle. Each is like a time capsule, capturing a memory from her youth. One is a foil heart. She added two colors of ink to make it extra pretty. Yet another is a heart-shaped… Continue reading Dancing Shoes

Testimonies

I’m Nobody’s Wonder Woman

Becoming a Mother At twenty-four I went from childlessness to being an instant mother of six. I’d always wanted a large family, but the plan had been to ease into parenthood one child at a time. Through an odd turn of circumstances, my then-husband and I found our home filled with the delights of a… Continue reading I’m Nobody’s Wonder Woman

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Living in the Cone of Uncertainty: Loving Someone Through Dementia by Dena Hobbs

It was hurricane season again. As a resident of the southeastern United States,  I braced for the year’s first major hurricane to hit our shores. I knew the storm was not supposed to be bad where we live. We were forecasted to get a few inches of rain, stronger than normal winds. That is what… Continue reading Living in the Cone of Uncertainty: Loving Someone Through Dementia by Dena Hobbs

Hymns That Lead Us to Faith Beyond Fear, Heather Smith
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Hymns That Lead Us to Faith Beyond Fear

Hymns That Lead us to Faith Beyond Fear Next to the Word of God, I know of few things that comfort and soothe a fearful heart like the words and familiar melodies of the old hymns. No doubt penned under the anointing of the Holy Spirit, many traditional songs of the church usher us into… Continue reading Hymns That Lead Us to Faith Beyond Fear

Devotionals

6 Steps to Redeem the Holidays from the Fear of the Past

If I had to guess (simply based on the pins that fill my Pinterest feed around mid-October) I’d say I’m far from alone in finding the holiday season a potentially difficult time. For too many of us, the holidays trigger terrible memories of years past. Personally, they mark the anniversaries of terrible days on which… Continue reading 6 Steps to Redeem the Holidays from the Fear of the Past

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Devotionals

Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Raising Our Shield of Faith

Norma Poore continues her series on Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear with our shield of faith. She started with an introduction to the series, discussion of the Belt of Truth and Breastplate of Righteousness, then the need for our Shoes of Readiness.  My Shield of Faith was Tested A few months ago, I received… Continue reading Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Raising Our Shield of Faith

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Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Wearing Our Shoes of Readiness

Norma Poore continues the series on using God's armor to combat fear by wearing our shoes of readiness Paul discusses in Ephesians. Read the introduction to the series here and how to use the belt of truth and breastplate of righteousness.  The Pain of Rejection It hurts when a friendship ends. It hurts when we… Continue reading Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Wearing Our Shoes of Readiness

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“You Say”: When a Song Becomes a Weapon

That Little Voice We all know that little voice deep inside our head. Sometimes, it is our conscience, our internal moral compass. It reminds us of the difference between right and wrong. Other times, it is our conviction when we sin. It moves us to seek forgiveness and humility when we know we are wrong.… Continue reading “You Say”: When a Song Becomes a Weapon

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Devotionals

Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: The Belt and Breastplate

God's Armor Combats Fear Using the Belt of Truth and Breastplate of Righteousness Here I am again. I end up in a mess way too often. When will I learn? I strive to trust God, yet often, I do not. I trust in myself instead of His truth.  My mantra is, “I got this." This… Continue reading Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: The Belt and Breastplate

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Devotionals

Three Lion-Sized Steps to Banish the Enemy’s Attacks

  Behold, the Lion. Fear is a crazy thing. And no one is free from the struggle. I know, newsflash, right? But it’s a God-given emotion, meant to drive us back to Him. Whether it’s fear of being unable to find a parking space (anyone?) or fear of facing a cloaked and armed stranger in… Continue reading Three Lion-Sized Steps to Banish the Enemy’s Attacks