Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Afraid? Fear not.

Some 300 times in scripture God says “fear not.” In other words, “have peace, you can trust Me!” Angels appearing, crisis happening, things that clearly cause fear… and God says, “don’t, stop.” I have been in scary situations, such as … Continue reading

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It’s a becoming…

I didn’t wake up one day with super natural faith. I wasn’t just born trusting God, or believing His every word. I remember as a child being curious and confused and afraid and a little doubtful. God drew me in … Continue reading

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Be a Star!

Saints of God never leave this world as they arrive. We are sanctified. Tried. Tested. Purified. The idea flows around creating a stable, solid product that will be beautiful and useful. A soul like Jesus. We are said to be … Continue reading

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Speak up!

My mom used to say, the best thing about getting older was just being able to say what needed to be said. I think what she relished was having the courage to speak up and the white hair that allowed … Continue reading

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Clarity

All year I’ve been feeling a push… push to pray, to fast and prepare. I’m not exactly sure what for, other than general growth spiritually… in myself and my family. I had been fasting previously at-random (whenever I felt it … Continue reading

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No imposters, No pretenders!

Jesus warned His sheep, all other potential guides were to be evaluated for fruit, their words sifted and actions weighed. Strong caution was advised! When my children were small it was easy to warn them, telling them when and how … Continue reading

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Lonely places, hard times

In 1985 I moved to San Francisco alone to dance full-time with their ballet company. Fresh out of high school, my dream was coming true. I had trained with them summers prior, but this would be more …permanent. 😱 I … Continue reading

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Training my faculties

Hebrews 5:14 : But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have trained their faculties for the distinguishing of both good and evil.  How I love a good Biblestudy, complete with DVDs and a workbook. To hear … Continue reading

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Keeping It Balanced

Workouts for me are essential, my hormonal equilibrium and mood depend on them. Not to mention bone health and general muscle tone. But finding the balance is tough! I swing from seasons of running to seasons of weight-lifting… cardio to … Continue reading

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Exercise the Will

Everyday I have choices: how long to linger in bed, what to wear, how much coffee to drink, even whether to smile. I can look at my “to do” list and let feelings of being overwhelmed consume me… or just … Continue reading

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