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Atlanta, I Love You

So, I was on our church-wide retreat this past weekend up in the mountains of North Georgia, and our speaker for the weekend, Terry Gyger, gave me some very interesting food for thought.  More to come on some of that,... Continue Reading →

I’m a Rich Woman

I've been working lately on memorizing Ephesians chapter 1.  (As an aside, may I suggest memorizing chapters of the Bible?  It gives you much better understanding of what any given verse says when you memorize it in context of the larger whole. ... Continue Reading →

Singleness and the Church, Part 1

I told my roommate recently that I was planning to write a blog post about singleness.  She asked why.  “Well,” I said, “I just think there’s a lot of purpose for singles.”  “Isn’t that true for married people too?  Why... Continue Reading →

Freakin’ Cool Story – 2 Samuel 9

I’ve been working last week and this week on 2 Samuel 9 for my classes.  I’ll spend the next two weeks after this continuing to work on it.  Don’t glaze over; I’m about to tell you just how amazing and... Continue Reading →

Longings

So for my counseling class, we're reading a book called The Pastor As Minor Poet by Craig Barnes.  It's been refreshing, calling my heart back to the beauty and mystery of knowing God.  I just wanted to share this quote:... Continue Reading →

Friends

The old woman lay in her hospital bed, looking out the windows at the beautiful green mountains she loved, yet surrounded by beeping machines.  Pneumonia had gripped her lungs once again, and she thought of the joy that it would be... Continue Reading →

Rest in a weary world

Today I am struck once again by the words of one my favorite hymns:   Jesus, I am resting, resting in the joy of what Thou art;I am finding out the greatness of Thy loving heart.Thou hast bid me gaze... Continue Reading →

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