Monthly Archives: July 2011

Do You Bless Or Curse?

As of late, I’ve been thinking in terms of blessing and cursing. Am I a blessing or a curse to my husband and daughter? Are they refreshed by me or drained? Would they rather run into my presence or flee … Continue reading

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Spiritual Renewal

“Those who study the history of the church have discovered that three elements are generally in place in seasons of genuine spiritual renewal: fervent study of God’s Word, concerted and united prayer, and a willingness to confess brokenness and dependence … Continue reading

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Spiritual Renewal

I snipped this summary from the Conversations Blog (http://conversationsjournal.com/2011/07/choices/)

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The Gift and Discipline of Listening

Do we listen to others? “Listening is one of the most basic ways we submit to each other. In fact, listening is minute-by-minute submission to others. I clear away what is going on in my mind and I follow what … Continue reading

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Life-Transforming Silence

Only silence will allow us life-transforming concentration upon God. It allows us to hear the gentle God whose only Son “shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice above the street noise (Matt. 12:19) It is … Continue reading

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