Tag: Christian

How Do We Thank God?

Recently, I’ve been thinking about how to put action behind how thankful I am for all God has done in my life. But, the more I think about it, God is definitely the Father that already has everything. So, what could I possibly give? And then it occurred to me. My life is the only…

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Being Intentional

How often do we get ready to start a task only to turn around and forget the same task we were just thinking about seconds ago? It’s like the task is in our minds one second, and then gone the next. In the same way, our relationship with God can be like this. With all…

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The Necessity of Criticism

I have a love-hate relationship with criticism. However, I’m learning that criticism, when done with love, creates the pressure necessary to be even more creative, more knowledgeable and more prepared. Critiques allow us to push past what we thought was good and be great. Perfection is a lie, and the sooner we listen to those…

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Don’t Sit on Your Gift

Two of my favorite things to talk about is prayer and purpose. Even though I am no expert in either subject, I believe these two things, especially when put together, allow us to experience life like never before. Prayer, when direct, full of scripture, pure and heartfelt is how we talk to our Father. Prayer…

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Love is a Verb II

“If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have…

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A Fear of Doubting God

Recently, I began to develop a fear that I would suddenly doubt God’s existence. So, I started habitually praying that God would give me the grace to always believe that He exists. One day, as I prayed this prayer for the umpteenth time, God told me this prayer was “milk.” “In fact, though by this…

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A Content Life

Don’t you love those moments when you feel at utter peace? Everything seems to be in the right place, the storms have calmed, and a clear mind is present. Contentment in these moments come easy. But, what about those moments of utter disaster? The storms are raging, every hair is out of place, and it’s…

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