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Opening Our Homes Begins With Opening Our Hearts

If we will allow Him to fill the spaces of doubt and insecurity we feel over our perceived shortcomings of our home, we can throw open wide the doors, invite others in, and simple let Jesus use our home as a vessel to love others.

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When You Hide Your Heart, Jesus Can’t Come In

Just like I had done with all the clutter in my home, I had taken emotional junk – hurts, struggles, doubts, and fears – and crammed it into hiding places within my heart and closed it off so others wouldn’t see my messy struggles. Here’s the hard truth: when I shut the door to my heart to keep others from seeing,
I also keep Jesus from getting in.

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You Don’t Have To Do It All

We can spend too much time and energy doing some very good things, but if it is not what God has called us to, we are not being obedient.

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One Word + 1

For 2018 we are ADDING to our ONE WORD from last year.

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Intentional Christmas

Oh come, let us worship and bow down; let us kneel before the LORD, our Maker! Psalm 95:6 ESV by Stephanie K Adams It seems each year the holiday season begins earlier than the year before and it gets more stressful as the demands to pull off a Pinterest-perfect event of epic portions weighs heavily on the… Read more »

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Intentional Self-Care – The Gift of Quiet Time

  by Gwen Williams Contributing Writer Intentional prayer and listening prayer can happen successfully when you practice embracing the gift of quiet time. We know that Jesus went up into the mountains away from the people in order to hear the voice of God. We also know that if we rush around and pack our… Read more »

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Intentional Prayer – Private Conversations with God

God longs to fellowship with us and He wants to be an important part of our every day. Being intentional in our conversations with Him, not only gives Him joy, but gives us so much more.