Inner Strength

  • Movie Edits & Pruning Shears

    Movie Edits & Pruning Shears

    “Deleted Scenes” Have you ever felt a surge of excitement when reading those words? Perhaps your mind races, imagining what wonderful things are in store! Last night, my husband and I decided to watch a movie—one of those popular, practically-everyone-has-heard-of-it kind of films. With access to the movie came the opportunity to watch several deleted […]

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  • Breaking Strongholds

    Breaking Strongholds

    Are you carrying a weight on your shoulders? Is there something with which you’ve battled for years but feel like you can’t break free? It feels like a stronghold—a prison—and no matter how hard you try, escape seems impossible. In Luke 13, Jesus sees a woman who “had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen […]

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  • Spiritual War

    Spiritual War

    Watch me as I run through clouds, The fog left far behind. I open my eyes under water, Its sting won’t steal my sight. I take a knife to the brush, The weeds dodge as I pass. Step on sticks, peel off stuck ticks, and grab hold of what will last.  Don’t tell me to […]

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  • A Rendezvous with Suspense

    A Rendezvous with Suspense

    A heart-wrenching crime, arson, family secrets, threats, and stunning Wyoming wilderness can be found in Elizabeth Goddard’s inspirational romantic suspense novel, Never Let Go. I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Honestly, it was nice to read a romantic suspense novel with clean language and a tender […]

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  • Hello, 2019!

    Hello, 2019!

    Hello, friends! I hope you are filled with joy, optimism, and hope as we enter the new year. 🙂 With God, nothing is impossible. Go for that promotion, have faith for that healing, and trust God with your whole heart. He has special plans in store as we continue to seek and follow Him. Let […]

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  • More Charm? Yes, Please!

    More Charm? Yes, Please!

    Great news! I’ve added a new feature to my blog (drumroll please): BOOK REVIEWS! As my first victim—I mean guest—I’ve chosen Just Let Go, by Courtney Walsh. Several months ago, I decided I’d like to read more inspirational romance novels in order to support other Christian authors and be more knowledgeable about that genre. That’s […]

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  • Special Moments

    Special Moments

    When going through belongings from my childhood bedroom, I found among them something very special. It was a speech I had written and presented at my end-of-season track & field banquet as a senior in high school. This speech, written as a poem, depicts memories of my time on the team and offers some advice […]

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  • 3 Tips for Successful Business Writing

    3 Tips for Successful Business Writing

    Whether you are heavily immersed in the business world or looking to land your first job through an effective cover letter, strong writing skills can benefit you. There are several important guidelines to consider when writing for business. In this post, we will address three keys to help you make a good impression on your […]

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  • Don’t Lose Hope

    Don’t Lose Hope

    Don’t lose hope. The world will try to tell you that miracles are impossible. It will try to force you to conform to its limitations and forget who you’re created to be. It will lie to you, and tell you that wealth, fame, promotions–that next big thing–will satisfy the longing in your heart. It will […]

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  • Burning Rubber & Saving Grace

    Burning Rubber & Saving Grace

    I once heard someone use an analogy like the following to explain grace. Imagine you’re driving down a country road. Noticing nobody else around, you stomp on the gas pedal and start burning rubber, eager to arrive at your destination. After several minutes, you hear the alarming sound of sirens as flashing lights appear in […]

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