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Against the Grain of Impatience: Falling Short

(This post contains affiliate links.) In my previous two posts, I analyzed my struggle with impatience (Against the Grain of Impatience: Proverbs 16:32 and Against the Grain of Impatience: Ephesians 4:29-32).  Truth be told I even struggle with this in my faith walk and growing in godliness. I wish things could go right, my way of… Continue reading Against the Grain of Impatience: Falling Short

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Against the Grain of Impatience: Ephesians 4:29-32

In my previous post, I began to touch on my struggle with impatience. It is definitely not in the least bit delightful. Now, I would like to dive in a little further. A friend of mine lent me The Bible Exposition Commentary by Warren W. Wiersbe to go along with a more in-depth study of scripture. It… Continue reading Against the Grain of Impatience: Ephesians 4:29-32

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Against the Grain of Impatience: Proverbs 16:32

If you are anything like me impatience is something you are highly familiar with. And I mean highly. It has always been a struggle of mine. It is an area in life I am constantly having to force myself to go against the grain of what feels like my very natural makeup. Impatience is something… Continue reading Against the Grain of Impatience: Proverbs 16:32

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Loving My Husband Better Part 3: Love Jesus More

The love I possess for my husband is difficult to depict just right. It is even difficult at times to portray to him the earnest love I carry. Endearment for him is something I feel immensely. It is a good kind of love, a love that you want to cling to. I have often done just… Continue reading Loving My Husband Better Part 3: Love Jesus More

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Loving My Husband Better Part 2: What Happens When We Disagree?

Have you ever had one of those days with your spouse? It may not have been the whole day. Maybe it was merely a minute fraction of the day where you were not on the same wavelength as each other. Either way, it was one of those instances that, to put it kindly, felt less… Continue reading Loving My Husband Better Part 2: What Happens When We Disagree?

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Loving My Husband Better Part 1: Judging Him Less Harshly

Have you ever taken a moment to step back and think about how you may or may not be showing Jesus to those whom you love? Every now and then, not near as often as I ought to, I stop to think about how much my husband sees Jesus in the way I love him. Growing… Continue reading Loving My Husband Better Part 1: Judging Him Less Harshly

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Lead Me in the Way Everlasting: Growing Pains in Motherhood

Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. Psalm 139:23-24  Since about the middle to end of April, I began to desperately pray these verses over myself. My patience had been deteriorating and… Continue reading Lead Me in the Way Everlasting: Growing Pains in Motherhood

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Grace Amidst a Mess

Today among this madness of self-deprecation, I recognize a gentle stirring to remember what holds true in my life.