Christmas, Faith, Hope, Pain and suffering, promises

God My Defender

In this chaotic world, chaotic season, it would seem so perfect to be swept away and become part of that scene at the manger that silent night.

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Where’s Your Security?

“Get your security from me,” God whispered to my heart. It might have been a whisper, but His voice was louder with each passing day. I was in the midst of some of the most painful days of my life. My husband had been caught in an affair, and despite my attempts to reconcile, I… Continue reading Where’s Your Security?

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That Perfect Peace

Our lives are incredibly chaotic. Even as I sit here writing, I’m surrounded by complete chaos and disorder. We have pulled everything out of two bedrooms in preparation for new flooring to be laid tomorrow. The living room is piled high with beds and dressers and clothes and everything we typically keep in our bedrooms.… Continue reading That Perfect Peace

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A Prayer for Peace

For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. His government and its peace will never end. Isaiah 9:6-7 Father, you came as the Prince of Peace. You came to… Continue reading A Prayer for Peace

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A Prayer of Preparation

Father, my heart longs to focus on you this Christmas season, to be fully yours as we remember the amazing gift of your son Jesus Christ. Search me. Know me. Find everything in me that is fighting against fully surrendering to you. Have mercy on me, O God, because of your unfailing love. Because of… Continue reading A Prayer of Preparation