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jesus, friend of sinners

Christ can take the most sin-laden, selfish, evil person and bring forgiveness and new life. ~ Billy Graham It’s no secret Jesus was a friend to sinners. He was most comfortable with the “least of these.” From birth, He was numbered with the transgressors. Mary and Joseph were coming to Bethlehem to register their names. [...]

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rules without relationship = rebellion {post 2}

When I first heard these four words: rules without relationship = rebellion I immediately related them to parenting. And then as the phrase simmered in my mind, I thought how it also relates to our relationship with God. There’ve been many scholarly words and sermons preached on the differences between religion vs. relationship. Christianity vs. [...]

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being punished …

My girl disobeyed me … big time disobeyed … and I was quite shocked by it. Having one of my girls purposely disobey me in this huge manner has never happened to me before. Let’s face it … the teen still doesn’t drink caffeinated beverages because it was something I never let her do. She [...]

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the need to touch his hem …

“Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.” Mark 5:34 Do you know this story? It’s a beautiful account of a women who’d been bleeding for twelve years. Doctors couldn’t figure out the problem and her condition was getting worse. Upon hearing that Jesus was near, she worked [...]

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my “hairbrush” story

So … I mentioned yesterday that I would share my own “hairbrush” story … and what I’ve decided is, I’ll share mine, if you share yours! :) I’ll go first. Last Thursday night the girls were whining a bit about going to their extracurricular classes, so we skipped them.  Visions of jammies, pizza and movie [...]

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