Bite of Bread: 7 Promises of God

Bite of Bread: 7 Promises of God
    I asked Google. “How many promises of God are in the Bible?” One answer was 3,573 and the other was 5,467. I’m not sure what the discrepancy is, but I do know that those answers proved that the Bible is FULL of God’s promises. Thousands of promises. I was thinking the answer to ...

Deep Joy and a Friday Giveaway!

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Deep Joy and a Friday Giveaway!
  Do you have people in your life you feel connected to, but you haven’t had much time together? There’s simply something that draws you close. Kindred heartbeats. I met a lovely lady a few years ago at a writers conference who intimidated me. It wasn’t her doing. It was all in my head. She ...

A Place to Go for Strength and Joy: Word Wednesday

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A Place to Go for Strength and Joy: Word Wednesday
  I’ve noticed something about myself that I’ve never noticed before. I need to be alone. I need silence. Do you? I bet you do–maybe even more than you know. Whether you’re a mama with small children or an empty-nester like me–we need a quiet moment in the day to recharge our spirits. But not just ...

Bite of Bread: Filled With Joy

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Bite of Bread: Filled With Joy
      Joy.  I think of “happy” as fleeting and surfacey but I think of “joy” as the deeper, more grown-up version of happy. Joy doesn’t depend on circumstances–not the joy God gives, because joy from God is birthed from His grace. This is how Rick Warren defines joy: Joy is the settled assurance that God ...