Tag Archives: trust

A Calm in the Midst

Some speak of the calm before a storm. But there is also a calm in the midst of storms, one that comes from knowing you are not alone. §

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Blessed Are the Dodos?

(Of course, they’re also extinct) unflappable /ʌnˈflæpəbəl/ adjective 1. Hard to upset; imperturbable; calm; composed. Not the unflappable type? Me neither. But you know what? There’s something better: “Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you. I … Continue reading

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An Unknown Future

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” ~Corrie ten Boom ~AΩ~

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Return and Rest!

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
I know we are all wishing right now that this post was coming from Bill Sweeney, but instead, I (Lauren, his eldest daughter) will share a little post in his honor. Last year, we were…

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A Peaceful Heart

Photo by Marko Blažević “Peace is simplicity of heart,  serenity of mind,  tranquility of the soul,  the bond of love.  Peace means order,  harmony in our whole being…  It is the holy joy of a heart in which God reigns.” … Continue reading

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Caption This Photo

Feel free to be snarky (hard to resist), or to wax metaphorical like some of these writers have: “When a man is standing at the top of a cliff, it isn’t fear of falling that keeps him rooted to the edge … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Believe “In” Him

Image courtesy of truthvine.com One night many years ago, I ran into a young woman “witnessing” on a street corner. She told me Jesus loved me, but that I needed “to believe in Him in order to be saved.” I … Continue reading

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Who Makes Your Decisions?

“Crossroads” (Diamond Consultants) In Genesis 13, were told that Abram (whose spiritual legacy is immeasurable) and his nephew Lot had done exceedingly well as shepherds. So much so, that they needed to divide their flocks and lands. So Abram allowed … Continue reading

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Bring Your Umbrella

“Once, all of the villagers decided to pray for rain. On the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella. That is faith.” ~Unknown One of the least understood teachings of the Bible … Continue reading

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A Childlike Faith

Photo Credit: Santa Monica, United States – Lauren Lulu Taylor (unsplash.com) “A complete life is the life of a child. When I am fully conscious of my awareness of Christ, there is something wrong. It is the sick person who … Continue reading

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