My Private Times With God

When the Lord wants to get my attention, he wakes me up at 4:32 in the morning. Not 4:30 or 4:45 or 5 a.m., but 4:32 exactly. It’s like a special signal I’ve come to recognize because it’s so unique. I’ll be in a deep sleep, but my eyes will suddenly fly open, I’ll be…

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The Promise of Breakthrough

Planning, shaping, pressing in, waiting, and holding firm to a vision can be hard, even exhausting, as the weeks turn into months, and months into years. Think of Sarah and Abraham who had to wait 25 years for the promise of a son to be fulfilled. When my husband had cancer and was undergoing treatments,…

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10 Tips for Coping in Times of Crisis

The diagnosis of “cancer” can strike terror in our hearts. This fear can cloud our thinking; make us sick from worry, lead to depression, and even despair. All these compromise our capacity for wise decision-making, block our ability to hear God, and lead us to make choices we may later regret.

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