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When My Heart is Overwhelmed

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“Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness.” ~John Calvin

Sometimes there are moments in life where it feels like the world is crashing in around you. Last night was one of those moments for me. Continue reading When My Heart is Overwhelmed

He sees; He knows

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My heart  breaks as I hear of the horrific events that are taking place overseas. Dozens of Christians are being kidnapped, persecuted and murdered for their faith.  I grieve with those who are grieving (Romans 12:15). I pray for those who lost a loved one and for the hearts of the men who did these ugly things in the name of their faith.

As tears stream down my face, the Lord whispers to me through His word:

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The Perfect Valentine

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“Because God has made us for Himself, our hearts are restless until they rest in Him.” ~Augustine of Hippo

As Valentine’s Day approaches I thought it would be appropriate to write a little something on the topic of love, but I found myself struggling to find the right words. While the day is filled with sentiments of endearment for some, I recognize that it may be a day of longing for others.

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God’s Winter Rest

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“‘Their hearts are always going astray, and they have not known my ways.’ So I declared on oath in my anger, ‘They shall never enter my rest.’ (Psalm 95:11; Hebrews 3:10-11).”

Wintertime is here in full force. Over the week, New York has seen over two feet of snow. As I sit tucked away in the quiet shelter of our home, I find myself staring out the window and trying to find the positive in it all.   Continue reading God’s Winter Rest