Tag Archives | Thin Places

Ellen Staley’s Thin Place: With Me Always

Ellen’s Thin Place reminds us that God can minister to us in unusual ways.

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Loneliness consumes hope, strips away faith and empties my soul. Loneliness says God is not here or I would feel Him, hear His voice when I cry out. But loneliness lies.

For the past 10 months, I have held onto the truth of God’s presence, a truth that proves I am not alone and fortifies my resolve to work through the loneliness, loneliness that hit hard three months after Jesus took my husband home. But it’s in the depths of loneliness that I remember.

Deep blue waters of…

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Theresa Jackson’s Thin Place: Jehovah-Jireh

In her book Traveling Mercies, Anne Lamott says, “Here are the two best prayers I know: ‘Help me, help me, help me’ and ‘Thank you, thank you, thank you.’ ”  Theresa & her daughter may agree.

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Is God actively and intimately involved in the lives of humans?

I say,” YES!”

More importantly The Bible says,” YES!”

“And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.” Romans 8:28 New Living Translation

Yesterday I was privileged to witness His amazing provision; God acting in His role as JEHOVAH-JIREH “The…

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Janet Morris Grimes’ Thin Place: Unanswered Questions

Today’s post adds to Janet’s previous Thin Place Story about the death of her father. Visit Janet at JanetMorrisGrimes.com, on her Facebook Fan Page and on Twitter @JanetGrimes. (You can also share how God has met you in a Thin Place here.)

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I often wonder how it went.

The accident was on a Tuesday morning, November 14, just outside of Memphis, TN. Daddy was the passenger, taking his seatbelt off for…

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Shaunie Friday’s Thin Place – Thin Places High and Low

Everyday and special days. Happiness and heartache. Shaunie knows of Thin Places in them all. After reading her story here, drop by her blog or her greeting card store and enjoy some encouragement.  (Have a Thin Place story you would like to share? Here’s how you can do that.)

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Most mountaintops are thin places for me. If you asked me what God smells like, I would tell you He smells of pungent pine and crisp, snow-chilled mountain air. His power is…

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Tammy’s Thin Place: ReRighting the Battered Pages

Stuck in a moment you can’t get out of? You don’t have to be. Tammy experienced God’s grace as she thought about her childhood. She blogs at If Meadows Speak, sharing stories of reclaiming  her family ranch and restoring her life. (Is God restoring something in your life? You can share your story here.)

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“Mercy triumphs over judgment.” James 2:13 

I’d been here before but they didn’t know. A lifetime ago I lived here. One young year spent on this campus, playing tennis, and spending a rare snow-laden day sledding on trash can lids. I had…

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Jessica McGuire’s Thin Place: Sacred in the Ordinary

Jessica’s story illustrates how hard places can become thin places where God meets us.  Jessica lives near Washing D.C. with her husband and four children. You can find more of her thoughtful writing and beautiful pictures on her blog, Jezamama. (If you would like to share your Thin Place Story, visit this page for info.)

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Standing in the doorway watching my friend of two decades go, my heart sinks as words spoken hover over the foyer. These last sentences were the fracturing of a future; a thin place grew between the cracks. I shut the door blocking…

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Amanda Dodson’s Thin Place

Pictures and perceptions are things we carry with us. Amanda shares about both in today’s Thin Place Story. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and three children, sharing her life via her blog. (If you’d like to share your Thin Place Story, send it here.)

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All the way to California; that’s where my pen pal letter was going. It would leave my sixth grade colorful classroom and land in Los Angeles to a girl named Celia. I made sure to use my best handwriting, dotting all my i’s with hearts…

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Eyvonne Sharp’s Thin Place: Pain, A Welcome Friend

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Mary-Anne Crooks Thin Place: Whisper of Death

“Whisper of Death, My Fight of Faith” is the title of Mary-Anne’s book about her fight with cancer. She also writes novels about her homeland, South Africa. You can find her online at her website, on Twitter (@Mary-AnneCrooks) and on her Facebook Fan Page. (Here’s how you can share your Thin Place story.)
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I was diagnosed with cancer on 13th December 2005. I’m in hospital as I have an infection after my first chemotherapy. Today is Wednesday 8th February 2006 and my temperature remains high. The drip has been taken out of…

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