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Today is my daughter’s fourth birthday! I awakened to this text message from her: “Today I am grateful for 4 years of sobriety, that I am not defined by who I used to be but I am a stronger person because of it, for a huge God who loves me even when I don’t love […]

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Ultimately, we long for heaven where we will experience the fullness of our longings. We will be free from suffering and struggling. We will rejoice with delight and rest in being made new, without any effort of our own. But we are not very good at waiting. I remember pointing this out to one of […]

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Sweet surrender

“I surrender all. All to Jesus I surrender. I surrender all.” I’ve sung those words and not had a clue what they meant. I’ve wanted to mean them and tried to let go, only to find myself running my own life again. The very thought of surrender seemed like a lot of work! Last year […]

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