Tag: Christianity

Contempt, Part 2

As a quick recap of Contempt, Part 1, (if haven’t read it yet, this post will make a lot more sense if you do) I was in worship mode, and God revealed to me that I had been harboring a very strong spirit of contempt, specifically, self-contempt. I was also advised to pray against said spirit.

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Contempt, Part 1

Stop fighting it. You know what you were called to do. These words have played over and over in my head, and I’m like yeah ok, great, but could you maybe remind me of exactly what that is again? Silence. Fabulous. Has anyone ever felt this way? Like you know there is something you’re supposed

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Orchids *Sigh*

Orchids are funny plants. And by funny, I mean a giant pain in the rear. These high maintenance flowers require a certain level of patience and perfection that I was just not born with. I had all but given up on trying to get the orchids on my patio to grow….Who am I kidding, I

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Motive

As I’m sure you can tell by my latest posts, or rather, the lack thereof, I have been feeling a little wonky lately. Lots of doubts, lots of groundbreaking epiphanies, more doubts, a dash of hopelessness and just a pinch of wonder. Truly, a valid description of my heart as of late. So today, after

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Trust Like a Daughter

What does it look like to trust? Like, really trust. Not vaguely believing in the back of our minds that everything happens for a reason. Not anxiously asking for God’s peace while simultaneously spewing worry and paranoia with every breath. Not posting verse images on social media as if our declaration of belief earns us

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Back to the Point

This month. Wow. Just ridiculous. I find myself again on the same merry-go-round ride wondering, seriously, what am I doing here, and why can’t I seem to move forward? I started this blog called, “LoveNcourage” to inspire you (and myself) to live out a life of love, which takes a massive amount of courage in this

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Litter Box Lessons

Have you ever had one of those strange dreams that just goes on forever? It’s like you’re watching yourself in a sitcom but instead of ending after 20 minutes it drags on and on for what seems like an eternity? Maybe I’m weird, but every once in a while, I get one of these. Last

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Do You Know?

Oh, so many thoughts jumbling through my head today! So many misconstrued notions that God is bringing to my attention. So much fear and misuse of the gift of imagination. And what am I so afraid of? This is a question I keep asking myself, and I keep coming up with the same generic answers.

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Virtual Spiritual Makeover

So, there is this insane, let’s call it, “spirit” of sickness that is refusing to leave my home. I am currently on round 3 of the flu, and each time I think it’s almost gone, I hear a sneeze from someone in the next room, and come morning, it’s a full on war in my

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A New Journey

I’d like to take today to talk about something amazing God has brought into my life. I want to just take the time to praise him and acknowledge his incredible ability to work all things together for good. This may sound silly to some, but God has opened a door of opportunity in my life, and

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