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Learning to Embrace Seasons of Difficulty And Overcome Them Victorious

Learning to Embrace Seasons of Difficulty And Overcome Them Victorious

Mar 27, 2017 | 3 Comments

I’ve been working on this post for a couple of weeks now, trying to get all my thoughts collected, and find the time to put them down here in a manner that makes sense. During that time, this topic or parallel ones have come up quite a bit, and seem to be confirming that it’s […]

When Standards Differ; Choosing Love Over Judgement

When Standards Differ; Choosing Love Over Judgement

Feb 20, 2017 | 4 Comments

  Have you ever noticed that within the Christian community (and even outside of it) there is a wide range of differing stances that people have on topics such appearance, music, education, dancing, drinking, dating, etc.?   Each person and family has their own reasons behind the standards they have.  These standards which are often […]

When Our Path Draws Negative Reactions From People

When Our Path Draws Negative Reactions From People

Feb 6, 2017 | 2 Comments

Within many of us is a deep rooted desire to do something of importance and significance in life.  As Christian’s, often that will mean going down a path that other people, unbelievers and Christians alike, may not understand and may even criticize.  When we pursue the path God has for us, and the dreams and […]

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