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Moms & Mentors: A Word About Clinging

“For he clung to the LORD; he did not depart from following Him, but kept His commandments, which the LORD had commanded Moses.” 2 Kings 18:6, NASB When I read the word ‘clung,’ I picture a small boy peeking out from his mother’s skirt or a tiny girl hanging on to her father’s hand. Like the fragile balance between two extremities, it expresses a sense of desperation—an understanding that letting go will result in some sort of danger. King Hezekiah totally grasped this point. He wasn’t […]

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Led by the Spirit: Free Fall

photo credit: WanderingtheWorld ( ‘Letting Go’, United States, New York, Montauk via photopin (license) “Trust in the LORD with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.” Proverbs 3:5-6, Nasb Recently I heard a sermon that quenched my soul. Like a rushing waterfall, it drenched heart places long forgotten. Or maybe not forgotten—just set aside. For years. I love how God has caused this desire to resurface. When I served as a women’s ministry director about […]


Ministry Update: Watching, Waiting, & Working

“But as for me, I will watch expectantly for the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation. My God will hear me.” Micah 7:7, Nasb   Dear Readers, The Lord is good in whatever circumstances we encounter, and He holds our hands along life’s pathway. May we be comforted by knowing this truth and grasping His goodness today—whether in life’s joys or even in the midst of difficulty.  My biggest news this month concerns the fundraiser for my Nicaragua trip. One of my dearest friends […]


Drawing Near: You’re Aware of Everything

“For the eyes of the LORD move to and fro throughout the earth that He may strongly support those whose heart is completely His…” 2 Chron. 16:9, NASB   Loving Father, You see every act of goodness and every agony of sorrow in this world. From the hungry cries of infants who are nourished in their mother’s arms to the empty stares of children wasting away from famine, You see. You hear every prayer and word of worship lifted by Your people. At the same time, You […]

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Recipes for Life: Chicken Enchiladas & How to Experience Spiritual Success

photo credit: I Believe I Can Fry Red Chicken Enchiladas via photopin (license) Food for the Body Chicken Enchiladas (Recipe by Renee Colbert) 4 (3 oz.) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 8 soft tortillas 1 c. enchilada sauce 2 c. onions, chopped 1 ½ c. Cheddar cheese, grated 4 Tbsp. sour cream ¼ c. mayonnaise 1 ¼ c. chicken broth Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut chicken and brown in skillet with cooking spray. Add onion. Cook 5 minutes until browned. Set aside. In mixing bowl, combine […]