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Givens

by Wendy

Words by Rich Mason
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I am uncomfortable with “words for the year.”  Actually, I despise them.  This year I struggled with concepts Jesus is teaching me, trying to fit them into the “here’s my word for the year” box. I even adopted other writers’ and prophets’ words. It didn’t work.  Page after page of discarded blog posts dropped into the recycle bin.

Until now.  Read the rest of this entry »

Taming the Busy Monster

by Dawn Aldrich

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…keep my Sabbath days holy, for they are a sign to remind you that I am the Lord, your God. Ezekiel 20: 19b-20
Rest. Simply stop.

But, it’s not always that easy is it?

Society screams above God’s whisper to rest and shouts “Go! Go! Go! Don’t stop, keep going!” It’s like we measure success by how busy we are until there’s nothing more left to squeeze out of us by day’s end. And the worse part? Society wants us to repeat that every. single. day. Read the rest of this entry »

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