When Christian Duty Strikes the Heart

I've not spoken to my mother in years. I never imagined my life this way, but I had a choice to make: listen to my heart or follow God. I could no longer accompany her down the path she was going. Tolerance of sin, justification of self, and wresting of Scripture to please the flesh. I ...

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What a Year of Drought Can Teach a Thirsty Wife

Each year that we are graced with life, there will be both good days and bad. But have you ever had one of those years, dear wife, when nothing good seemed to happen and you couldn't wait for it to end? It might not be real tragedies you were facing, just the soul-dragging hardships and ...

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The Bittersweet Melody

We are all crying our free-will offerings to a faithful God as the bittersweet melody of our life moves us to tears. We are all chasing the laughter that echoes off fleshly corridors, but every extension of our reach brings tears: overjoy and devastation all lead to the ...

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Each Piece of My Heart

I grieve for you, daughter. You claimed you were so strong, yet you took the same path your sister stumbled on.   Each piece of my heart was left to bleed afresh.   I grieve for you, daughter. You claimed you were so strong, yet the¬†world you have entered laughed as you became ...

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