Control Issues

Help for Control Issues

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Here’s how I realized I had control issues. I began struggling with chronic health issues when our daughters were in junior high. Because of the myriad of unusual and unexplained symptoms, I was sure I had some latent cancer that the docs weren’t finding, and I was no doubt dying. My first thought? I told my husband we needed to …

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Three Keys to Positive Perspective

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We recently visited with some dear folks from Illinois who’ve been our friends for—wow, I can hardly believe it—nearly 30 years! During that time, both couples have experienced ups and downs. We’ve supported each other through job changes, the death of parents, and other major life stressors. It seems only fitting that the Lord would teach me some important things …

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Can You Write Your Own Psalm?

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I love the Lord with all my heart, but I often find the Praise and Adoration part of my prayer life lacking. Thanking God for His faithfulness is a natural part of my prayers, but that first part of the A.C.T.S. prayer pattern is a toughie for me. A. – Adoration C. – Confession T. – Thanksgiving S. – Supplication …

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A Different Kind of Beautiful

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 I’ve always thought my mom was beautiful. Graceful. She was trained in opera when she was young. I remember going with her to weddings, hearing her sing the Lord’s prayer. The whole sanctuary full of guests would fall silent on her last, drawn-out note of, “Ahhhhh-mennnn.” Ooooooh. Still gives me goose bumps to think of it. Gorgeous! A few weeks …

How to Pray When Life is Hard

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If you haven’t yet heard, let me tell you here—the release of my next book, Isaiah’s Daughter, must be delayed from October 2017 to January 2018. Why? Well, because life got hard—but God remained good. Wanna read a little about what I learned through the process? The Journey ‘Til Now When I signed the contract for Isaiah’s Daughter in May …

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What Does the Bible Say About Eating?

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One of our pastors recently preached on the topic of food. The Bible has lots to say about it. Can you believe it? What to eat. What not to eat. Feasting and fasting. Let me confess up front: I’m a reformed food-a-holic. I come from a long line of southern-cooking, buffet-going, stuff-your-face kinda folks. When my dad had a heart …