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Virus Prayer

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS We are living in unprecedented times. It’s time to pray–for our world, for the vulnerable, for our mounting fears. I woke up this morning with YOU on my mind. I have deep peace, and I long for you to experience […]

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Happy National Day of Prayer


On this National Day of Prayer, what better way to celebrate than to be prayed for? If you feel broken and needy and maybe even have a hard time asking others to pray for you, here’s a safe way to actually be prayed for every day this year. To do that, go here:   MY […]

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How to Get Wise: A Wee Wednesday Devotional


Proverbs 4:8 says:  “Cherish her, and she will exalt you; embrace her, and she will honor you.” The “her” in this verse is wisdom personified. Prior to this, we learn that wisdom comes from fearing (revering) God. Wisdom is something anyone can pursue—God gives it freely. But this verse uses two tender, yet compelling words […]

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How to Live a Better Story in 2016


We all want to live better stories, don’t we? I know I do. Part of discerning your new story is looking back on your past and figuring out destructive patterns that led you down frustrating paths. And it’s also helpful to celebrate the wins, too. It’s time to take your spiritual pulse. Look back over […]

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The More Important Things


“Do not neglect the more important things.” Matthew 23:23 As we bring 2015 to a close, I thought I’d share a prayer you can pray as you prepare your heart for 2016. Jesus reminds us in this simple sentence that there are unimportant things that can be shiny and take away our attention, and there […]

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A Prayer for the Worried


“Worry weighs a person down.” Proverbs 12:25a What a perfect verse for this time of year where nerves are frazzled, money is scarce, and relationships are stretched to the max. I thought you might enjoy a prayer to pray over your worries today. Just say these words out loud, believing that your good God loves […]

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My #NanoWriMo Project


For those of you in the writing world, you know what #NanoWriMo is. But for those who think I’m dealing with small technology (nano). or maybe feasting on nanaimo bars, NanoWriMo stands for National Novel Writers Month. It happens every November, and the gist is, you commit to writing 50,000 words of your novel in […]

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What is the gospel, you ask?


The gospel is a story, an amazing adventure that beckons all of us toward a God who put human skin on and tromped around in our shoes. It’s the most sacrificial love story in history, the story every story derives its meaning from. The players? A Triune God. A rebellious people. A scrappy enemy. The setting? […]

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Fret Cure: Prayer


There are days that pile up upon days, endless tasks that shout for prominence, and I sit in the midst of them, overwhelmed, stretched thin, and parched. The grief of late has wrung my heart into nothing. And all I have left in  my reserves is an unction to pray. So pray I will. Care […]

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I could use prayer, folks.


These past few weeks have been amazing, but exhausting. I launched Not Marked on February 10th, did several high intensity guest posts (one with 400 comments), and tried to master accounting for my company (which I am failing at). I help put on a blogging seminar, spoke for 7th and 8th grade girls, started my […]

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