When Christmas Isn’t Holly or Jolly

This Christmas season hasn't felt holly or jolly. Please don't put me on the naughty list for my candor, but sadness and melancholy have dominated my days. I'm grieving the loss of my dad (and other family members). My soul aches for people I love who are walking through life-altering events--kids diagnosed with cancer; parents …

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What to Do When You Doubt God

Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. And when they saw Him they worshiped him, but some doubted. –Matthew 28:16-17 (ESV) Do you ever doubt God? If so, you’re in good company. The disciples doubted, too. Even after Jesus rose from the dead. At the end of the …

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3 Things Keeping You Caged

Nobody likes to feel caged. Lack of freedom. Limited mobility. Inability to grow, soar, run, chase, frolic (okay, maybe not frolic) and flourish. Live the way God intend. Yet, a lot of us feel caged in. Stuck. In neutral. That begs the question: What's keeping you in the cage? What is preventing you from flourishing? …

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