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What Faith Looks Like

It looks impossible, doesn’t it? The thing you’re facing poses so much resistance that you doubt you will see a favorable outcome. I was pushed back and about to fall, but the Lord helped me. The Lord is my strength and my song; He has become my salvation. Shouts of joy and victory resound in […]

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100 Day Identity Makeover: Day 37

Day 37 You Are Spiritually Enlightened (1 Corinthians 2:10-16) “The Spirit searches all things, even the deep things of God. For who among men knows the thoughts of a man except the man’s spirit within him? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God. We have not […]

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A New Song

Let my life show I depend upon You. My faith comes from A Fountain that’s good. Jesus, to Your Word You remain true. Let my life show I depend upon You.  (See Ephesians 2:8) While enjoying a workout on the trail today, this song rose up from within, and I continued to sing many verses. […]

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Pray for Her

Many celebrations enshrouded the weekend for us Beamers: a long-awaited wedding of a dear friend, a baby shower for one I have known since she was a baby, and Father’s Day. In the midst of these joyous occasions, I would often stop and think of the hurting community in Charleston, South Carolina. Today, I am […]

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It’s Time to Prepare

If there’s one thing that I’ve learned through this unusually snowy winter, it’s that Newport News Public Schools works hard to make decisions that are proactive. They prove by their decisions to close schools and conduct early dismissals that safety of students is a priority. (Maybe a little snow is not a big deal for those […]

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we take authority

What was supposed to be a sports physical with the doctor turned into a diagnosis of bronchitis along with a breathing treatment. Jordan was full of complaints by time the day ended. Now her foot that was injured during a camp activity was causing discomfort. And it didn’t stop there. She awakened me during the […]

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time for an update

Killing some time in Panera while my daughter has a worship rehearsal at church, I realize that I have many notices on my phone for app updates. Perfect timing, I say. It’s Sunday, and I have nothing pressing to tend to at the moment. Why not take the next several minutes and update everything? My productivity […]

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