• SURRENDER

    For the past several years, choosing a Word for the Year has become a trendy activity. The concept is that instead of looking at all the lack in your life—with all your doubts and shortcomings, or coming up with a exhaustive list of resolutions (aka rules to break)—you choose to focus on one word that […]

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  • Getting Through Turbulence

    I was on a flight recently to Bridgetown, Barbados. I was counting down the hours until I was on the beach and soaking up the sun. It was a beautiful day. The skies were clear. As I looked out of the window I couldn’t help but admire and relish in the handiwork of God. And […]

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  • Mapping Out the Word of God

    Studying the bible should be a HUGE part of the life of a believer. I said, “HUGE!” :in my best Donald Trump voice: The reason is simple: God uses H is Word to reveal Himself to us. Have you ever come across something inspirational on FB or IG that seems like it was written just […]

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  • “Alone Time” With God

    It’s Ash Wednesday. For Christians, it signifies the beginning  of Lent, the 40 days before Easter. Lent represents the 40 days Jesus spent in the wilderness. (See: Matthew 4:1-11 and Luke 4:1-13.)   This season ends with Maundy Thursday {fde lost supper with Jesus , Good Friday  {when Jesus was crucified), Holy Saturday {when Jesus’ […]

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  • Consumed.

    Valentine’s Day. A day saturated with reds and pinks and glitter and sparkle. People go out of their way to buy flowers and all kinds of chocolates. Those who can afford it, splurge on things like diamonds or perfume. Did you know that research shows that people spend over 15 billion dollars on perfume every […]

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  • Prevention is Better than Cure

    sometimes prevention is better

    There’s a well-known adage that says, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!” Why is it that as humans we are more likely to wait for something to literally break before we take measures to prevent it? And have you ever noticed that it—whatever “it” is—always chooses to break at the worst possible moment? Which ends […]

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  • Seasons of Life

    grace is in every life season

    There’s no denying it – life seasons are universal. Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Ask an experienced farmer and they’ll tell you that different seasons require different methods of cultivation. Tools that are used in winter aren’t necessary in springtime. It is the responsibility of the farmer to be equipped to endure whatever season he […]

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  • Defining Grace

    Grace is the single most important narrative of the Bible. Yet, if we were to take a poll of all the people who identify as Christian using the prompt, “define grace,” the responses would vary greatly; that’s because the concept of grace is as individual as it is collective. GRACE IN A NUTSHELL Grace is the remarkable and underserved […]

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  • Quick, Confident Steps

    When we travelled to Washington, D.C. for a recent GIRLtime retreat,  we had no idea it would be a lesson in courage. Going to the capital itself is exciting because there’s so much to see and so much history to absorb so we planned to take a tour to explore the historical sites. But this […]

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  • Pray. Plan. Pursue.

    Every January, people from every walk of life, and all over the globe, set out with new God-sized dreams, ambitions, hopes, and desires for the new year. Some people even go as far to say, “New Year. New Me.” Usually by the end of the month, the drive and determination that was there at the […]

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