Get a Glimpse of God in the Storm Clouds

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I hate storm clouds!  They rearrange my agenda, and ruin my plans for being outside.  They remind me that I am not in control.  Clouds never represent something pleasant, welcome, or desirable.  This is also true of my life: storm clouds ruin my plans.  I want things to go the way I envision them; I want life to be predictable … Read More

Power Up with Patience

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I am not a very patient person.  I am always in a hurry.  The Lord has been teaching me to slow down and be patient, think it through, and look to see things more clearly. In the slowing down, I am learning that patience acts in the face of something that is not right.  It is a curious opposite to … Read More

The Benefits of a Spiritual Mentor

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We are drawn to inner growth, yet often find ourselves stumbling in confusion as we attempt to walk a spiritual path alone. I think we all wish we had a spiritual mentor to guide us on our faith journey. There is much comfort and security in walking together with someone rather than attempting to journey alone. If we were to … Read More