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Years ago, I had been working on a writing project. As I shared my vision for it, the listener asked me about my motivation for writing. She caught me off-guard, and I responded in a way that surprised me. I told her I never knew life would be so hard and wanted to write something that offered hope. I didn't intend to...

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"God is love." The Apostle John wrote it. In today's culture, we often hear, "Love is love." As if love is the defining characteristic––the seat of identification. But A.W. Tozer doesn't let us off the hook with this line of thinking. In fact, he's in our faces about the importance of grasping what "God is love" really means. He says, "Equating love...

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I'm reading a great book on how to understand your dog. The author is intelligent, so she uses big words. Are you ready for one? Anthropomorphism. The word describes what we do when we attribute human characteristics to non-human beings or things. My new, big word nagged at me as a shift occurred in my heart this past week. I was reading...

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Years ago, a friend and I were lamenting over our overwhelming "to-do lists" when she said something that, to this day, I still think about. She said, "The thing I keep reminding myself of is this… I'm an infinite being, and my to-do lists are finite. Somehow that helps me keep things in perspective." We are infinite beings! Even though the lists,...

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Stillness is often synonymous with quiet. When we are still we are experiencing a complete lack of movement, or change of position. How ironic. Because I could testify that in moments of my stillness God has moved mountains. Mountains of doubt. Mountains of fear. Mountains of confusion. Mountains of unforgiveness. Pick a mountain and my God has moved it when I am still. My position changes from...

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I wonder, can constant obedience, like unceasing prayer, become as natural and continuous as breathing? If that sounds like a tall order it is! But the good news is that we are not the ones to fulfill it. Psalm 119:88 says, “In Your great love revive me so I can alertly obey your every word.” Strong’s Concordance has amazing things to tell...

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