awaken, grace, song

When You Need Courage to Wake Up

My heart is confident in you, O God, no wonder I can sing your praises with all my heart! Wake up, lyre and harp! I will wake the dawn with my song. PSALM 108:1-2 Waking up is difficult. Some days, even before the silver light of dawn creeps through the window, I have already begun…

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Awaken My Heart

For God says, “At just the right time, I heard you. On the day of salvation, I helped you.” Indeed, the “right time” is now. Today is the day of salvation. 2 CORINTHIANS 6:2 NLT Yeah, I know, it has been that kind of year….The kind where each day can feel like 86,400 breaths that you’re…

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Pursuit of Peace

From my vantage point it all blurs together. The holiday hustle. Cards on the table waiting to be sent, pile of boots in the entry, revolving door of laundry, dishes in sink after baking. But I’ve set it in my mind to get on with the next thing on my holiday to-do list. And I…

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