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Be Still and Know That It’s Not Nap Time – Sarah Valentour
“Busyness is not the root of my problem; my need for control is at the center of my inability to accept stillness.”
Mom, What Is Your Only Comfort in This Life? – Katie Faris
“When we come to that place where we are able to surrender those questions to the Lord, we, too, like Job, can get to know him better, get to know him for who he really is. And we find that’s what we needed all along. We needed to know that there was someone bigger than us, someone who was great, someone who is good, and someone who is in complete control and has understanding even over those things that we don’t have understanding of.“
Junk Culture – Sustainable Minimalists
What Will Make You Resilient? – DesiringGod.org
If you and I are Christians, we are such perplexing pots. We are fragile jars of clay that ought to shatter under the blows we receive from the various kinds of destructive afflictions we suffer. And yet we have the capacity to be indestructibly resilient, leaving observers wondering what kind of mysterious strength is baked into us. They’re left asking, “Who’s the potter?”
Aundi Kolber – That Sounds Fun
How To Love and Be Loved – Famous at Home
All Sad Things Really Do Come Untrue – Scott Sauls
“Grief takes on a unique form for each, fearfully and wonderfully made individual. For some, the early response is rage and cynicism; for others, it is unwavering faith. But it is not the sure belief or deep doubt of our early processing that defines our faith, but rather where we end up on the other side of that process, which sometimes lasts a lifetime. Our faith is defined by where God takes us as we journey, over time, through our grief.“
PS – Having fun watching impressive women play golf in my hometown.
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