Through the Valley

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     In a Christian’s spiritual walk, it is not unusual to go through a dark valley now and then. In fact, we need to as part of our growth. Whether this valley is grief, discouragement, illness, or some tragedy, … Continued

Expectations/Trust

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 I had expected to have this blog ready by the first of February, but as you see… we have passed Groundhog’s Day, almost to Valentine’s Day! I’ve been thinking a lot about expectations. Are they good or bad? When I don’t … Continued

Praise From a Grateful Heart

Now I Will Soar Father, Heavenly Father! I lift my heart to you in praise this glorious day. Father, I call you my Father, for you’ve adopted me into your holy family. Now I will soar on the wings of … Continued

If I were…would you pick me up?

The trees are already starting to change to their beautiful fall colors here in NW Iowa. I love to look at them and feel the gentle breeze that makes them seem to be dancing. When I go for walks in … Continued

Learning to Trust #3

After being rescued by God’s mercy from the captivity of sin (justification), most Christians learn gradually to trust God better as they grow in Christ (Sanctification). The personal experience I told of in my June 18th blog, which helped me learn to trust … Continued

LOVE ITSELF

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Before God was anything else, before time began, he was father. He was holy, all wise, all powerful and ever present father, the One who was love itself. What would it be like to have a father like that? Jesus … Continued

Lord, Be the Ruler

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Lord, be the ruler of my heart. I yield the throne to Thee. I pray no selfishness nor pride, nor treasures that I see, usurp the throne or take command to lead my flesh astray. May you be King, and … Continued

I Love You, LORD!

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 I wrote the following song shortly after my previous husband died in 2003 when I was wondering what I should do next (“What now, my Lord?). Part of what He has led me to do for many years is play … Continued