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Cease Striving

I think the biggest thing I finally realized that I struggle with is waiting. Waiting, listening, sitting. Tonight I continued reading through a book that I have been slowly reading throughout the past few months. The book is, Dangerous Wonder by Michael Yaconelli. The chapter that I read tonight was …

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Hearing God

I’ve always wanted to hear God. I had heard magical stories of other’s encounters with God. And only recently have I began to notice my own. I have always loved music. But lately I have been able to hear God in it. I’ll be listening to a song by a …

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Not What But Who

It’s not what you are. It’s who you are. (Feel free to disagree with me on this article, it’s my truth I’ve settled on- maybe not yours) There’s this passage in the Little Prince (I know I reference it a lot but it’s my favourite book so shh), where the …

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Losing Control

Panic, fear.  I think we’ve all felt these feelings before, just maybe not on the same level.  I know for me I feels these things most of all when things aren’t going how I planned them. One of my spiritual gifts is administration, so I love to plan, and to …

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Is God Always There?

Sometimes it feels like God has abandoned you. You feel alone, deserted and devastated. Lately, I’ve been feeling that way. My dad is very sick in the hospital and at this point, it seems as though he won’t be home for Christmas. This information was very upsetting to me. I …

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His Christmas Instead of Ours

It’s coming to that time of the year again, and everyone is in a rush to get everything done for the celebration coming up.  Christmas.  When I say it at any other time of the year it seems like I can’t wait for it to come, but now it seems …

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The Events of this Earth

So many things happen on this earth in which we live. Good things, bad things, hopes and dreams. It makes you think. Here you are, living the life you dreamt of. Then a tragedy strikes. What now? Well, you keep going, you never stop living. There is a purpose to …

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Fresh Plates and Clean Slates

Its been a long day. The busyness, the demands, the large list of tasks. Its also friday. The end of the week. Its time to forget all of that until monday…when the life of being busy resumes again. Im in the kitchen…music playing…for the first time in awhile I feel …

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You, and God

With the snow falling outside, and the sun setting before dinner time, I have just felt so tired. With the stress of school, and daily tasks to complete, I have felt so busy. I have been really struggling trying to write about good stuff lately. I think the reason because …

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Sidewalk Prayers.

As I went downtown yesterday to start some Christmas shopping, I looked out the window as my friend drove through the busy street over the snowy road. As I gazed over the people walking down the sidewalk, one man caught my eye. My heart ached for him. As he walked …

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