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No Argument Against THIS Evidence!

Last Sunday was Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. What a gift of grace to have this tragic reminder at least once a year–but also many, many other times of course too. Our pastor’s sermon was (rightfully) disturbing–and yet hopeful in Christ, of course. (Check it out at www.RMCCMontana.org if you’re interested.) I was tremendously blessed again by the writings and …

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Where to start …

So I’m back in the battle again. Faith’s fight against sin and my habitual idolatry of food and other ruling lusts. My husband is helping. My pastor and elder are helping. My friends are helping. And in fact, we’re starting up a small group of women who struggle in this area — to meet for prayer, teaching, mutual accountability, and …

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I think I may be bitter … again.

So I think I may be struggling with bitterness. Again. (AAAAAAAUUUUUGGGGGGGHHHH! Will I never get over this?????) I’m pretty sure that I am judgmental ungrateful and grace-less toward a person who has hurt me tremendously. (AAAAAAUUUUUUUUUGGGGGGGHHHHHH! My wretched heart!!) It’s like there is this rotting, moldy ICK inside of me. The ramifications are nasty. I don’t like who I am …

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One of my TINY nightmares comes true …

If you’ve ever heard me teach at an event (or listened to one of my tapes or teaching CD’s), you may remember my die-hard-RULE about what happens to my journals if I croak … Fred promises to burn them—destroy them—throw them away—whatever it takes to ensure that no one ever reads them. SO … how do you think I’d feel …

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Bedtime Stalling

Sophia is becoming quite adept at stalling before naptime and bedtime … “Eat?” (right after a big lunch) … “Baby doll?” … “Read book?” … etc. etc. But here’s my favorite … “Clean? Pick-up?” Ahhhhhh, you are a shrewd little two-year-old, Soph. You know what really ZINGS your mama. Sorting blocks? Putting puzzles back into their boxes? Fun fun fun! …

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