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What to Lose: My List of Failures

A Series by Jill Holler – Part 2 Do not gloat over me, my enemy! Though I have fallen, I will rise. Though I sit in darkness, the Lord will be my light. Micah 7:8 The Dreaded Feeling of Failure Although I know God can redeem my life from any sin or mistake I have made, there is something about failure that makes me want to crawl into a hole and hide. I have a hard time getting past the self-inflicted shame I feel when I’ve messed up in a pretty big way. Perhaps it’s the uncomfortable feeling of humiliation or the countless eyes of scrutiny that I perceive to be upon me. Maybe it’s the quiet, underlying feeling that somehow in relation to others, Read More

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What to LOSE: Dreams without Action

A Series by Jill Holler – Part 1 Now glory be to God, who by his mighty power at work within us is able to do far more than we would ever dare to ask or even dream of—infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes. Ephesians 3:20 TLB Dreams from the Mountaintop I like to dream big for God. In my mind, I like to imagine all of the extraordinary ways I might use my life to serve Jesus Christ and glorify Him. I love to sit for hours and read God’s word, allowing it to transport me to a heavenly mountaintop with Jesus, where His presence is vivid and real, and I am astounded by the wonder of who He is and Read More

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Strength in Uncertain Times

The Lord foils the plans of the nations;    he thwarts the purposes of the peoples. But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever,    the purposes of his heart through all generations. Psalm 33:10-11 (NIV) We may be living in a time of political chaos and utter uncertainty about the future of our country, but there is one truth we can stand solidly upon: “the plans of the Lord stand firm forever.” We may be tempted to cling to fear or discouragement instead of this truth, but the God who created this world and loves us with a “love that surpasses knowledge” (Ephesians 3:19) wants us to remember that he is in control. He wants us to know with absolute certainty that no matter Read More