Mind Mumbles

Faith

When I Had Church At The Airport

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It was undeniably God-ordained, and it almost didn’t happen. That’s how I explain an encounter I had on my flight home from Dallas, TX. I spent five days in Dallas for a work event, and while I was gone, Hubs…
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Hell in the Hallway

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Recently, I prayed for a man who lost his job last winter and has been searching for another job since. It isn’t for lack of effort that he hasn’t found work yet. It seems his field is a competitive one…
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We’re Going Home

Right now, it’s 82 degrees outside with 46% humidity. A little more humidity, and I would call it the perfect day. (Not southern humidity, mind you.) I’m sitting with our patio door wide open, letting the apartment fill with heat,…
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Harlynn’s Gift To Mama

I’ve really been struggling. I’m leaving for a business conference, and it’s a high-energy, intense 3-day event. The last day of the event is April 9th, and I leave a room of 1,000 of my new best friends to fly…
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Awaiting My Exodus

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I am an Israelite, and I am waiting for my exodus. In reading through the Bible, you’re eventually going to have to read through the book of Exodus. I say “have to” because it’s not one of my favorite books…
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The Straight Paths

Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways submit to him and he will make your paths straight. ~ Proverbs 3:5,6

I was reaching into the cupboard to grab a glass. With my hand around the mason jar (that’s what us country bumpkins use to drink from), my arm stayed stiff-straight, reaching up to the shelf.

“Stop using faith as a foxhole.”

It was a phrase I heard with my whole body. My entire mind. “Stop using faith as a foxhole.”

When Living Simply Is Complicated

[ insert giant sigh here ] Oh, friends. I’ve shared a few times my┬álove for sleep. How when I was younger, my family was afraid to rouse me from slumber, because it was like waking a bear from hibernation. Someone…
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Why I Didn’t Make Resolutions (And What I’m Doing Instead)

It’s been an annual tradition of mine for as long as I can remember. When the new year arrives, I bring a list of new aspirations along with me. Things I want to achieve. To change. Do differently. Do better.…
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Happy New Everything

Another year is fresh before us, full of excitement, anticipation, hope, and motivation. For what, though? Yesterday I had to be at church early to sing. A late night in combination with a head cold and an early morning had…
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Struck Down But Not Destroyed

Sigh. Back in September, Little Man and I had to stay home while Little Miss and Hubs attended the wedding of our dear “Cousin Uncle Travis”. (No, it’s not a backwoods relationship – just a funny story with a name…
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