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I’m single. I’m not writing that in desperation or ingratitude for the season I’m in, although that certainly hasn’t always been the case. And I realize others reading this may not be in the same stage of life. But the lessons I’ve learned in this waiting period are probably applicable to anybody, regardless of their relationship status. For years, I’ve been praying for God to bring “the one” into my life. Sometimes it’s been easy to wait, sometimes it’s been heartbreaking. I’ve been through the mind games of thinking I haven’t done enough to earn it, that I need to…

For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago. Ephesians 2:10, NLT.  The value of something is the price you are willing to pay for it. In the case of Impressionist art, an anonymous bidder at an NYC auction last year was willing to pay 110.7 million dollars for Claude Monet’s ‘Meules’ painting. 110.7 million dollars. If Monet only knew the impact his paintings would have in the 21st century. You may think the talent you possess is insignificant. Maybe you are hesitant to…

“Just open your eyes, and see how the wicked are punished. If you make the Lord your refuge, if you make the Most High your shelter, no evil will conquer you; no plague will come near your home.” Psalms 91:8-10 I love how we are reminded yet again in this passage of scripture that is our choice to make the Lord our refuge and shelter. We cry out in frustration “God, where are you? Why have you left me?” when in reality we are the ones who have drifted from His presence and spending time in His word. Living for…