Category Archives: God

Dealing With Loss

Originally posted on ERIK LINDEEN:
Last week, my wife and I experienced the pain and loss of our fourth miscarriage. To be honest, I’m still coming to grips with it.  I was just starting to get excited about the idea…

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“Hello, God, Answers Please?”

Many moms have commented on the blessing I enjoy of having my kids in a wonderful daycare. And yes, it’s a blessing! I’m so grateful to work from home, with such flexibility, with a lady who loves my kids I … Continue reading

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When You Finally Get the “NO”

People always say “Oh, God’s never not answering you. His answer is just ‘not yet’.” People say “It’s in times of waiting, hoping, dreaming, wishing, begging for answers that we are shaped, molded, and challenged to trust.” People encourage “Just keep … Continue reading

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Plodding through the Airport

I’m plodding I thought this to myself as I traipsed through yet another airport. Is that an output of my state of mind right now? YES. I’m plodding. I’m not strolling, skipping, speed-walking … But plodding. If you know me, … Continue reading

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Trust in the LORD

Originally posted on ERIK LINDEEN:
Trust in the Lord with all your heart,     and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him,     and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 (ESV) Its a Bible verse I’ve had memorized for…

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I’ve Been Half-Lying

“God is sovereign!” We’ve all said it. Complain, complain, critique, question, complain … “But it’s all good–God is sovereign!” I’m know I’m guilty of it. Saying that TRUTH but not wholeheartedly believing it. I mean, I BELIEVE God is sovereign. … Continue reading

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Day 1 of 3 Day Cleanse

I have a headache. I’m irritable. I’m fatigued. I’m freezing (that’s just cuz it’s Wisconsin in February, I guess.) I’m battling cravings. I wanna give in. (Oops–I did. More on that later.) Apparently all of this means it’s working, right? … Continue reading

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Sitting at a Yellow Light

It’s a funny thing, life. One minute, you’re put-putting along, thinking you’ve got your life pretty much down pat. At least for this phase, this time, this three year segment …. The next minute, you feel things slipping here, slipping … Continue reading

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Plot Twist: Waiting for God to Speak

Ever wondered how you ended up somewhere? Ever found yourself questioning your path? Doubting your choices? Worse yet, wondering if perhaps you didn’t hear the call you thought you heard? But it’s not always a good feeling. The God of … Continue reading

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Precious Breath: Becca, One Year Later

Exactly one year ago, at 9:42pm September 21, 2012, one of the best moments of my life quickly turned into the absolute worst moment in my life. My baby girl came into this world, and did not breathe. I remember … Continue reading

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