Tag Archives: trusting God

Draw Near and Just Be Held

Yesterday, on Good Friday, as I listened to the radio in my car, a song came on by Casting Crowns. The title is “Just Be Held.” When I first heard that song, I cried. (I wrote about that in a … Continue reading

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What Faith Can Do

In this new year, I asked myself recently, “What’s my goal for 2019?” In previous years, my spiritual goal centered on growing in trusting the Lord. As I contemplated my question, a song from a number of years ago came … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Hope in the Midst of Calamity

Today I am posting a guest blog written by Kristine Diaz Coffman, who lost her home in Redding, California this past summer. Since then—in November 2018—more homes and at least 86 lives were lost due to California wildfires. I remember … Continue reading

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What God Says

When hard times come, I can be tempted to believe lies about myself because of how people treat me. The good news is that who God says I am does not change because of the rejection of others. As I … Continue reading

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Counting Every Blessing

My heart continues to ache over the ongoing, unwise—even life-threatening—choices of a loved one, who is battling mental health issues. The main gift as a writer, speaker, mental health worker, God has given to me is the gift of proclaiming … Continue reading

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Breaking Up With Fear

When I think of freedom, I often come back to the subject of freedom from fear. Not long ago, I heard a song called “The Breakup Song,” where the singer belts out a tune about dealing with fear in her … Continue reading

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He Will

Last week I wrote about God keeping His promises. I continue to contemplate this subject. Not long ago while I drove back from Vero Beach where I visited my parents, a song came on the radio through which God reminded me … Continue reading

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