Tag Archives: love

He’s So Easy to Love

I’m So Easy to Love That was God’s word to my soul this morning. I make it hard. I allow the world to invade my mind with notions of Who God is and it’s never good. It’s always words like, judgmental, harsh, angry… words that drive me away from Him. Who do you think is […]

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Don’t Wear Someone Else’s Armor

He was the runt of the litter, his brother said he was an arrogant, bad hearted, rubber necker and the enemy said he was as threatening as a stick. That’s the “Shari version” of I Samuel 17 as David is about to face off with Goliath. How on earth did he get there? Nobody had […]

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How to Survive a Marriage

Last evening I sat across the table from a preacher friend at Bearfork Bluegrass. As he waited for his hotdog to cool down we talked about love and life. Eighty three years old and he just lost the love of his life last fall; I’ve met few people in my lifetime who loved their spouse […]

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3 Habits of the Heart to grow in Faith

See a need, fill a need Galatians 6:10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. The world is certainly filled with people in need, and so is the church house. The bible is clear that it is the responsibility believers […]

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Three Reasons I Woke Up Fed Up

I woke up fed up, but made up my mind not to give up. American politics didn’t change who I am but it did change how I view people. God created me with a heart of compassion, even pre-salvation my tender heart always wanted to right the wrongs of other people. I have no prejudice […]

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The Invisible Jesus

Someone becoming aware that I’m “The Jesus Chick” usually brings three typical reactions: Joy from fellow believers (I love that!) Rolled eyes from people who believe I’m a fanatic Changed conversation from those who don’t want to talk about Jesus I’m okay with all three because it doesn’t change who I am, and it certainly […]

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Father vs. father… a point to ponder

During a recent study with the teens the subject matter came up how we often compare our relationship with God to that of our earthly parents. I hadn’t really thought about my parental viewpoint of God until that conversation. Yes, I viewed Him as my Father, but in so doing had I given to Him […]

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What to do when church folk upset us

I love encouragers in the faith, and our Pastor is one such man. He can expound the truth of the gospel and leave you both convicted, yet encouraged. He has just the right amount of salt and sugar in his delivery. Yesterday’s sermon from the book of Philemon stuck to my soul like glue and […]

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Stop! in the name of Love

Last night I taught our teens from the Francis Chan study on Crazy Love and managed to heap huge conviction upon myself. I hate that! But it’s necessary in your walk with Christ to look at life through the eyes of God, not the eyes of self. I measure up pretty good next to me… […]

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Christmas is not a Calendar date

I spent the greater portion of Christmas day at the Charleston Area Medical Center in ICU with my husband’s family as they spent the day with their mother who’s battling the fight of her life after a heart attack.  It was there we celebrated Christmas in the waiting room and shared a meal better than […]

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