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Future

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

Silvrback blog imageThis week's Five Minute Friday Challenge prompt was "future". Go! 

When I was younger, I always thought about my future...I wanted to graduate high school and college, I wanted to get married and have children. You know, the basic stuff. However, I was always looking ahead. Some days, I was more anxious than others about what "tomorrow" . . .

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June 03, 2017

The Enemy's Plan Against You

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This quote is such a good reminder from "Uninvited" by Lysa TerKeurst in chapter 12.

"The devil is vicious, but he is NOT victorious". I'm so thankful that Jesus' work on the cross was complete and whole. Everything that I have ever done or will do, is covered by His precious blood . . .

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May 27, 2017

Mom

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Today as I reflect on the word "mom" several things come to mind. 

1. I am a daughter...I love my Mom dearly because she has been my . . .

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May 14, 2017

Do You Need More...?

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

Hello, friends! This post is part of Kate Motaung's "Five Minute Friday," which she hosts on her blog and on Facebook. This week's prompt was "more". 

As I sat and pondered the word "more", I reflected on how our society always wants "more". Anything that is bigger, must certainly be better. I also thought now that I'm . . .

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April 29, 2017

Feeling Rejected?

10 Things to Remember

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Chapter 11 in "Uninvited" (by Lysa TerKeurst) talks about 10 things that we need to remember when we feel rejected.

1. "One rejection is not a projection of future failures." A rejection doesn't mean that you are rejected or a failure. It just means that it didn't work out this time...it's a circumstance from which to learn.

2. "Rejection . . .

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April 17, 2017

Not Threatened by Others' Success

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Chapter 10 in "Uninvited" (by Lysa TerKeurst) talks about how we are to maximize God, which keeps our weaknesses in perspective. I love the quote in the picture, "There is an abundant need in this world for your exact brand of beautiful."

Let that sink in deep...no one else can bring to this world, what you can. God created you for a . . .

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April 03, 2017

Set Apart

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It has been awhile since I've blogged about Lysa TerKeurst's Book "Uninvited" but I keep feeling this nudging from the Lord to finish. So, I'm going to try to do that over the next few months and hope you will join in the journey. Check out all the posts in this category on my bio page

I truly enjoyed this book and it opened my eyes . . .

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March 06, 2017

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