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Posts Tagged: intimacy

How Much Does God Care?

How truly interested is God in the daily aspects of our lives? Does He care that the light turned red and we are wasting our time waiting in traffic? Does He root for us in our sporting events? Does He care about the team we’re watching? Or is His attention focused more on ISIS and… Read more »

How Well Do We Love?

What would happen if we took time to listen? I’ve been learning a few things lately. Things like how people have experienced me differently than I intended. It’s eye opening. And not necessarily pleasant. I think I’m being efficient in directing teenagers to pick up the house, but they hear a drill sergeant at boot camp…. Read more »

How Honest Does God Want Us To Be With Him?

How deep do we want to go with God? I just returned from following my seventeen-year-old son across three states to watch him compete in several basketball tournaments. One of them was held in Las Vegas. For this rurally bred girl, I find it a disturbing city. On the outside it’s sparkly and alluring, but… Read more »

Living Fulfilled

How do we live from our truest identity? You’re probably wondering what that means. My guess is that most of us would characterize our identity by what we do. The thing that occupies the majority of our time…I’m a pastor, a writer, a mom, a doctor… But does what we do define who we are?… Read more »

When Life Disappoints

It’s easy to trust God when life runs smoothly. We skip through the flower-laden meadow of our minds, easily declaring God’s goodness. But when difficulty strikes—–a lost job, a wayward child, a hiccup or tornado in our marriages, how do we walk in the truth? In His promises? How do we maintain peace and joy… Read more »

Why Do We Run From God?

So, the other morning I was pondering this week’s blog. What were God and I going to write? Nothing was coming to mind, so I grabbed my journal and asked. This is how it went: Me:  What do you want to blog about this week? God:  Intimacy. The lies that hinder My people from drawing… Read more »