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Without debt?

Without debt?

Imagine: your entire personal financial debt is canceled in a moment. What would happen if you were told today that your mortgage no longer existed? And what if it wasn’t only your mortgage, but your car loan, student loan, and credit card charges as well? How would you feel? Would you be elated, ecstatic, and … Continue reading

A good name

A good name

Imagine if you were the next Max Lucado or Ann Voskamp. What if your name appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list? A good name provides a good read. Yet also, a respectable name reflects a renewed heart and restored life. So, I aim to gain a good name through learning the craft of … Continue reading

Forgiven

Forgiven

Death defeated. Sins forgiven. New life. This is the message bursting forth from Easter. Forgiveness is freely given to us—but we forgive unwillingly. Wrongdoing may be forgotten, but we continue to bear grudges. “He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west,” says Psalm 103:12 (NLT). Or “as far … Continue reading

February is heart month

February is heart month

Each day during February I am posting a fun fact or meditative thought and scripture verse about the heart on the Prayer Zone Workout Facebook page. I invite you to head over and “like” the page to receive daily updates. I was going to begin our heart month with a fun fact. Instead, family and friends came to mind … Continue reading

Rebels

Rebels

Rebels have been on my mind. A high metal fence was being constructed around the running track a few weeks ago. I was exercising and praying as usual when the workmen caught my attention. The signs were ominous and my heart sunk. I knew this meant the track was going to be out-of-bounds for my Prayer … Continue reading

Paper hearts

Paper hearts

I am up early. My husband had left the night before on a business trip to Scotland. Normally, I receive a text or email from him when his flight lands. This morning—nothing! I cook scrambled eggs for my twin boys and urge their sleepy bodies to leave the comfort of warm beds to get ready … Continue reading