The Weekend Brew: The Beauty of Redemption

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Life is moving slowly for me. More slowly than I would like, and it's not because I'm being still and seeking Him in the silence. I can't seem to find the energy for all the things I have to do, let alone what I what to do.  So, I'm not doing much of anything. I've been asking God where I went wrong. In the seeking, the praying and the pursuit of living a more fulfilled life, I seem to have lost sight of Him as life stands at a still emotionally, physically and spiritually. In the midst of … [Read more...]

Featured Writer: Cathy Peek // More of Jesus!

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I was sitting in a doctor’s office one Christmas when a young mom, who I had never laid eyes on, sat across from me. With hot tears rolling down her face, she blurted out to everyone in the room, “I hate Christmas! I hate what it does to me! I am so stressed out!” No one said a word. They just let her vent, but I understood more than she knew. Christmas is by far one of the busiest seasons of the entire year. Our lives become crazy from being overcrowded with an excessive amount of everything … [Read more...]

Journey To The High Places: Return To The Valley (Week 20)

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After several days of exploring the most beautiful valley among the peaks of the High Places, Grace and Glory and her two attendants found themselves on the very edge of the High Places where they could look right down into the Low Places far below.  Grace and Glory gasped as she realized they were peering right into the Valley of Humiliation. She sat down on a grassy slope and reflected upon her Fearing relatives who still lived there.  As she thought about them and their wretched existence, … [Read more...]