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  • Why is Being Still So Hard?

    Why is Being Still So Hard?

    PEACE AND PURPOSE BLOG SERIES Why is Being Still So Hard? by Deanne Metzloff “Be still, and know that I am God” Psalm 46:10 (NIV) These words had been on my heart for months. I used them in passwords and wrote them on sticky notes.   I used them to meditate:  Deep breath in, Be still, …

  • Faith Over Fear

    Faith Over Fear

    Isaiah 41:10 NIV So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. I had a very rough start to my career. God led me down the path to teach, but…

  • Walk With Faith

    Walk With Faith

    Galatians 2:20 (ESV) “I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” Walking by faith comes with hills, valleys…

  • Wisdom From God Alone

    Wisdom From God Alone

    James 3:17 ESV But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere. The chaos in the world today has created an overwhelming amount of division and hate that breaks my heart. As we all move forward in this “new normal” that…

  • 6 Tips to Connect With God

    6 Tips to Connect With God

    Life can feel overwhelming, heart-breaking or stressful at times. We all struggle to stay strong through trials and we all need encouragement or direction sometimes. In those moments when we feel like we are drowning or unsure of where to go next, God is with us through the storm. Our best strategy to keep hope…

  • My Story for God’s Glory

    My Story for God’s Glory

    Philippians 4:6 And the peace that surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. My life has been pretty simple and easy in comparison to others. I come from a good family who supports me. As a kid, I went to church and learned about Jesus, eventually accepting him as my…