Humility| 3 Ways to Make your High Horse Lame

I must admit I got a little chuckle out of the title myself. I use the term high horse more than I would like to own up to. I will say things like, "Look at so-and-so, they rode in on their high horse" or "get off your high horse". Just in case you find yourself reading …

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Depression and Christianity

Catchy title, right? Depression is sometimes painted as the dirty little secret among Christian circles. It would be very difficult to find anyone at your church, that hasn't fallen prey to this illness. Yes, it is an illness that lives and feeds on your mind. The American Psychiatric Association defines depression as a common and …

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When God Makes A Way, Will You Follow?

Have you ever prayed for something with such intent and passion? This special request was all you could think of. But as time passed, this prayer petition became a little less thought of. Oh sure, in the back of your mind it was still alive but it wasn't center stage anymore. The answer of "not …

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Isolation

Alone, alone at last, secure and free Falling. Deeper,  darker. Tumbling down False security, the snare caught me World shouts, better a smile than a frown Refusal to participate, isolation wins Trap was sprung, bait was taken No one to see all my filthy sins My faith was damaged, shaken Away from the flock, the …

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3 Ways to Combat Spiritual Paralysis

Paralysis is defined as: a state of being unable to function, act, or move. As we navigate through the paths of life, there will be moments where our thoughts, actions, and senses will experience spiritual paralysis. A state of inactivity will settle into our everyday life. That is what the enemy desires. He desires to see …

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Pinterest Quote Fail #1

Alright y'all I have had this on my heart for a while. I want to start a series on Pinterest quote fails. I did a post recently about drowning in Pinterest quotes. One can get overwhelmed with so many conflicting messages. Not all quotes are created equal and some can damage your walk. We can …

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Light Can Heal the Darkness

.................................A cage for my mind, bars are tight...........................Thoughts escape but soon come back ...........................A glimpse of Light,warm and right ........................The darkness runs away, no more black.........................The ugliness creeps and crawls again.........................Please let it stop, please let it end..........................I pray and I pray and stop with amen..............As I finish, Light is there, my love, my friend........................The cage is …

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Standing on the Welcome Mat and Waiting for God to Open the Door

Have you ever been so close to something but yet so far away? The excitement is palpable but yet you dwell in the land of quiet. A foreshadowing of events that sends shock waves throughout your senses. But then silence. An audible stillness with no movement detected. A change in citizenship to limbo. The welcome mat of …

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An Attitude of Gratitude the other 364 Days of the Year

For most of us the last few days have been a whirlwind of eating, laughing, smiling, and maybe eating some more. Perhaps you just celebrated your first Thanksgiving without a loved one, possibly it is your first Thanksgiving as a married couple, or it just so happens to be your little one's first Thanksgiving. Whatever …

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