Lord, Have Your Way in Me

January is going to be a month of quiet reflection for me. I have prepared some short posts for January in advance that will arrive each Tuesday. Lord, have Your way in my heart this month. As my journey of surrendering my hopes, dreams, and the outcome of my life to God begins this year, I’m…

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Redefining Rest: Retreating to the Secret Place

In taking a look at rest this month, some of you may shake your heads and sigh with heavy hearts. You may be burdened with all the normal responsibilities of life while the holidays pile more onto your plate. Maybe it’s time we learn to retreat to the secret place instead of pressing forward. I…

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Ready or Not, Rest!

It is completely on purpose that I am beginning a series of posts about rest at the end of October. When the calendar turns the page in a couple of days, people everywhere will begin an 8-week-long frenzy of cooking, shopping, wrapping, visiting, and bustling about. Somehow, rest will be edged out of the picture…

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