Trusting God With Our Treasures

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“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” – Matthew 6:21 (ESV)

My husband and I just returned from a five-day trip to the Bahamas, which he earned through his job. It was certainly one of those “dream vacations” that you imagine you might be able to take someday. We went to an all-inclusive resort where we were pretty much treated like royalty from the first minute. We stepped off the shuttle that had brought us from the airport and were greeted with lemon-scented, cool, wet towels, and then ushered into a beautiful reception area where we didn’t have to stand in line to check in. Continue reading “Trusting God With Our Treasures”

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A Letter to My Hard-Working Husband

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To my precious husband…

I must admit, sometimes I wish things were different. I compare myself to others on social media and think…

“Wow, it was nice that her husband sent her flowers for no particular reason.”

“Oh, and how thoughtful to surprise her with tickets to that show.”

“He must really love her to go out and buy her those shoes she’s had her eye on.”

And the enemy creeps in and tells me I’m missing out on something. But you know what? I love us. I love who we are. I love who you are. Continue reading “A Letter to My Hard-Working Husband”

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When Faith Takes Over for Fear

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I know you don’t know me. But I am a fearful, worrying person. Okay, so those aren’t my only qualities, but they are the most relevant to this post. I seek security of every kind. Financial… relational… physical. And because I seek security, I don’t often seek adventure. Oh, I used to. I used to be fearless when I was younger and single and had little to no responsibilities. But what growing up and maturing have gotten me (besides a few laugh lines and a much slower metabolism) is an increased sense of fear. Continue reading “When Faith Takes Over for Fear”

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