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Real People, Real God—Hannah’s & Mary’s Prayers

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     Download the Study Notes We’re pausing for a moment in our Through the Bible Character Series to take a brief look at the prayers of two Israelite women. Both pregnant, these ladies lived at different times in Israel’s history, but had very similar prayers. In light of the Christmas season, we’ll look at Mary’s prayer, sometimes called the …

Compelled To Praise

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We were visiting our kids and grandkids in CO over the Christmas holiday, and my iPad went wonky. After an update of the operating system, it wouldn’t turn on. I tried everything. Pushed buttons. Held down buttons. Prayed over it. Maybe even mumbled a curse word (does “flippin” count?). Still wouldn’t turn on. I hadn’t brought my computer, so the …

Intentional Praise

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I’m generally pretty good with directions. Give me a map; I can follow it. Tell me north, south, east, or west, and I’ll draw a diamond in the air and say my reminder phrase—Never Eat Soggy Waffles. But intentionally preparing to navigate the trip is my husband’s department. I rely solely on the GPS on my phone. He still has …

Praising God In Parts

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Well, it’s been over a week since my surgery, and I’m finally adjusting to life without parts of me. It doesn’t matter that they were non-essential parts. I’d grown attached to them, so I sort of miss them now that they’re gone. Ya know? The whole experience has made me a little more aware of the complexity of bodies in general. I …

Separation Unto the LORD

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Separation… You’re reading this after I’ve spent eight days holed-up in a hotel room, finishing my rough draft on book #4–but I’m writing this in the midst of my separation from the world. Why does a middle-aged, empty-nester need quiet hotel room to write a biblical novel? Because my laundry yells at me, my dog has to go potty, and …