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Julie is Alive …. Because of Jesus

November 17, 2011


Welcome to week 6 of the Because of Jesus series. Today’s post is from a wonderful lady I’ve met online and come to call friend. Last year I had the privilege of hearing Julie speak at a women’s conference in person. Her very life is a testimony of the power of Jesus. Enjoy! Because of […]

Tick Tock….Waiting for God

November 16, 2011


For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, Colossians 1:9 We can know the will of God. We have his Word. We can […]

Because of Jesus: Someone Knocked on Louanne’s Door

November 4, 2011


Week Four of  the “Because of Jesus” blog series is by one of my dear friends, Louanne Dietrich. Her “Jesus story” inspires me to keep asking. I can’t wait for you to read it! On a Saturday, June 1996 my doorbell rang.  Two men stood there, and one said some things that I don’t remember […]

How a Relationship with God Starts

November 2, 2011


I’m on a an adventure. I’m asking God to help me grasp all that it means to have a relationship with him. I want to “see” it from His perspective – without my pride, distortions of the truth I created, etc. The following quote from Oswald Chambers really helped me and I wanted to share […]

Choosing to Surrender

November 1, 2011


Our parents teach us to make decisions on our own. They encourage us to make goals and achieve them. So we are trained to have a plan and expect that plan to work. That is how life works. We have a plan and move forward. And we feel secure that our plans will work. And […]

Purposefully Ordinary

October 26, 2011


Be Extraordinary! Do Something Remarkable! Somewhere along the way, we begin to believe we must stand out in the crowd. Some basic need to drawing attention to ourselves is fueled by our modern “me” culture. A culture that hopes to sell us the latest gadget, the best house, the safest yet “coolest” car. How many […]

If You Like Me…

October 25, 2011


At times I get a little nervous that I talk about God and Jesus too much. I begin to imagine that people are wondering if I’m a religious nut with nothing else to do but post Facebook and Twitter messages to encourage others in their faith.  I’ve lost a few Facebook friends because of this […]