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Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10 I don’t like sitting still. I am the type of person who tries to accomplish something in thirty seconds while I heat my coffee in the microwave. When I watch a movie, I break it into two to three segments because I cannot sit for an hour and forty-five minutes doing nothing but watch a screen. I strategize the best way to do things to save time, money, energy, resources, etc.—I’ve been like this for as long as I can remember. None of these things are wrong in themselves, but…

Trust is something we put into action every day. I trust that other commuters driving on the highway will obey the rules and stay in their lanes. I trust that my internet or Wi-Fi connection will work, allowing me to access Google or Instagram. We trust man-made laws and technology, even when they sometimes fail or fall short. So, why is it so difficult to trust God? Why is it that we lose trust in Him when He doesn’t immediately answer our prayers or quickly fulfill His promises? Why do we so easily forget that He is the one who…

While reading the incredible account of Mary’s response to the news of her part in God’s plan of redemption in Luke 1:26-55, I was inspired to write these words of encouragement for a hurting friend today: “God approves of you! God sees you. Don’t be confused, disturbed or afraid. The Spirit and Power of God will cover you; outweigh the circumstances overwhelming you; and cause you to rise above. Future generations (including your children and your grandchildren) will call you blessed because you BELIEVED GOD. If you will BELIEVE GOD, you will sit on top of and prevail over the…