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Trust

Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 25

Hello, My Name Is Trust Issues is the title of chapter 5 in "Uninvited" by Lysa Terkeurst. She shares several examples of trusting others or trusting in circumstances.

A "fun" game at youth group or other team-building events is the "trust fall". A person stands in front of another person or group. He/she closes their eyes and leans . . .

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October 25, 2016

Bring God's Fullness

Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 20

loading....I am an introvert by nature and I was intrigued by the title of Chapter 4,  Alone in a Crowded Room. (from "Uninvited" by Lysa TerKeurst) She states on pg. 43, "Proximity and activity don't always equal connectivity." Wow, I can certainly relate. New places can bring on a certain amount of stress and I'm usually looking for someone I . . .

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October 20, 2016

"Live loved"

Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 16

Chapter 3 from "Uninvited" by Lysa TerKeurst took me on a journey to "live loved" and to step away from the busyness of life. I love the quote in the picture. Jesus was never in a hurry. I was even more thrilled when I noticed the italicizes words form an acronym. (Yes, I love acronyms and just shared one a few days ago.) In order to "live . . .

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October 16, 2016

Is God Good?

Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 10

During my 31 days of writing this month, I'm also reading Lysa TerKeurst's fascinating book, "Uninvited". (I blogged about chapter 1 here.) In chapter 2 she challenges us to develop an "intimacy-based identity" and asks the reader to answer 3 questions: 

1. Is God good? I can say with confidence, that yes, God is good. Some days I have . . .

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October 10, 2016

Not in My Presence

Write 31 Days Challenge - Day 2

 

I am currently reading Lysa Terkeurst's book "Uninvited". On page 5 she talks about a man she encountered at the airport. She was ready to check her baggage for her flight and realized that she had forgotten her baggage at home. She writes that she started sharing her "self-talk" out loud and suffice it to say, it wasn't pretty or . . .

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October 02, 2016

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