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Reframing Love

Some years ago I found myself feeling lost and lonely. I didn’t know that goodness surrounded me, and I certainly didn’t know how to access it. All I knew was that I needed to control those around me. It wasn’t overt (usually) and it wasn’t deliberate. I just thought I could see more clearly than… Read more »

The Love Jesus Has For You

Do you know how much Jesus loves you? We’ve been told that He loves us so much He died on a cross for us. But that is so huge, so unfathomable, we don’t easily grasp the depth of love in it. I want to tell you how much He loves you. He watched you as you… Read more »

We Are Not Orphans

Are you an orphan or a daughter? An orphan spirit has permeated the Christian community. This spirit causes us to live in lack rather than fullness. We plead for our prayers to be heard and answered, instead of climbing on Daddy’s lap and listening to what Jesus and Holy Spirit are praying into our situation… Read more »

Our Search For Significance

Fear rules most of mankind. Fear of failing. Fear of rejection. Fear of judgment. Fear of lacking value or of leaving no lasting impact in this world. That our footprints will be so insignificant, they will slowly fade into nothingness with the passage of time. We want to matter. We want to be known, to… Read more »

God Is Not Disappointed With You!

I had an interesting conversation with my daughter last night. She struggles with the fear of rejection. The fear that if people really know her, they won’t like her. Yeah, that apple didn’t roll too far from the tree–—that was my biggest fear for years. She also believed she should be ashamed of her wrong… Read more »

The Great Exchange

Shame steals. It’s insidious. Slimy. It relentlessly seeks any cracks in our core being. Hunting for the fault lines. Nourishing the lies that we aren’t good enough. That our failures define us. It finds those fears and erodes, pushing and wedging itself in deeper and deeper. Feeding the erroneous belief that our happiness is unequivocally… Read more »

Zapped No More!

Fear Not. It’s both a command and an invitation. (Isaiah 41:10) Have you ever felt you were living near a giant bug zapper? You know, like from the movie, It’s a Bug’s Life? My kids used to watch it when they were little…endlessly. My favorite scene is when the camera snaps to a scene with… Read more »