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Faith expectations

Faith expectations

Often, when I look at my life – myself, my girls, my marriage, my circumstances – all I can see is what things are like now. Sometimes, looking at the ‘now’, I find it hard to think that things might be different in the future, or imagine what it might take to get there. The …

A change of perspective

change of perspective

“For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart” (1 Samuel 16:7b) This verse keeps coming to mind as the Lord gently reminds me of my need for a change of perspective. Part of renewing our minds is to see things how God sees them, instead of from …

Building my house

a wise woman builds her house

The other day, I was reading in Proverbs, and this verse stood out to me: A wise woman builds her house, but a foolish one tears it down with her hands. I was so convicted, reading this and allowing the Holy Spirit to work in my heart. I had to ask myself: am I building …