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When We Live Under Labels Instead Of Our True Identity

If someone asked you to describe yourself in one word, what would it be? Last month I wrote about the radical love Hosea had, first for God, and then for his adulterous wife. (You can read it here.) Today I want to address Hosea’s children. In Hosea 1:2 (TLB), God told him to take a prostitute to be his wife, …

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When Being Amazing Isn’t Good Enough To Find A Mate

Have you ever felt pressured to improve who you are to get what you want? Of course you have; we all have. In fact, that is one of the most dangerous thoughts in singleness: I am alone because there is something wrong with me. If you are a female and over a certain age – 12 – you will inevitably …

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Waiting On God: Be Sent And Don’t Just Go

While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off. The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to …

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What If Your Faith Was Breaking News?

Everywhere we look, there is some sort of catastrophe and chaos in the news. Some days, with certain news cycles, you may feel like you want to just grab the Maalox, run for cover and ask, Lord are you coming today? Because this world is going to the pits. You may be trying to unwind during your lunch break by …

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Are You In A Transition?

Transition: The process or period of changing from one state to another. I don’t know how many times I’ve heard “You are in a transition.” Well, this “transition” is going on 14 years. To be honest, I’m ready to chuck it and arrive. My Transition Outline Transition #1: Becoming a believer in Jesus, leaving a successful career as a full-time actress …

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Are You Just Surviving And Not Thriving?

“How was it?” “I survived.” That’s been a fairly common conversation the past few weeks. A friend will check in to see how work or an event was, and my response has remained the same. “Rats survive, Holly. People gotta live.” Those were the first words I read this morning in an email from a friend. His simple quip jolted …

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What Dragonflies Taught Me About God’s Ways

Last summer, a dragonfly came to visit me in my back yard. It landed on one of my grapevines and clung tightly as the breeze blew around its celestial wings. It was one of those times where my spiritual antennae went up, saying: Pay attention; this is important. Dragonflies have always fascinated me, but I knew very little of their …

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3 Ways To Have Faith Like Abraham

I want to have faith like Abraham. But when life is hard … kids are crying … bills are due … you haven’t showered in days …. faith is the last thing you are thinking about! Sometimes I mix up faith with other things. Belief for relief smells like faith. Hope for rest tomorrow looks like faith. Even though Abraham …

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God Isn’t Swayed By Oscars, Emmys Or Grammys

Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in them.  –1 John 2:15 “We’ve lost yet another star … hero … icon.” I was in Los Angeles the day Michael Jackson died and recall how the news of his death paralyzed the city, even the nation. Then …

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The Relationship That Never Disappoints

“I can’t believe they did that to me! Seriously! After everything I have done for them …” People can be so disappointing. Relationships can be less than fulfilling. Love can be so unreciprocated. Recently I have experienced how very disappointing life can be. People don’t always feel the same about me as I feel about them. Sometimes I become so …

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