How To Abide in LOVE

“As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you. Now abide in my love.” John 15:9 So Jesus commands us to abide in His love. And as I reflect on that concept of abiding in His love, I wonder how one can abide in love. As we’ve learned before, abiding means three things: “1. to remain; continue; stay: Abide with me. 2.to have one’s abode; dwell; reside: to abide in a small Scottish village. 3.to continue in a particular condition, attitude, more »

Erasing Worry by Staying Hot on His Heels

Remember way back in SAT prep? When they told us that sometimes all of the multiple choice options would be correct? {Oh those questions are a joy, aren’t they? ;) } In order to get the question correct, we needed to sort through the good options and pick the best answer. The very best option in a sea of mediocre. Those questions always stressed me out. What if I picked the wrong one? What if the one I think best isn’t what the scantron reader thinks more »

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 The following is a guest post by Rachel of Chasing Chels It seems as though Valentine’s Day has always resonated as an anticipated holiday for couples and a depressing one for singles. I’ll be the first to admit that nope, it’s not much fun to spend Valentine’s Day alone. “But hey,” everyone consoles you, “God’s just saving you for the right person.” They give you the sympathetic smile, the familiar head tilt, the comforting eyes. The statement is most certainly more »

The Golden Vlog- Relationships

It’s time for another installment of The Golden Vlog! This month’s episode is all about relationships (and a little bit of Valentine’s Day). Let’s get started: For discussion: Tell me about your pets! Do you have any plans for Valentine’s Day? This post is linked up with The Golden Vlog

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Ruth’s husband was dead. Not only that, but her brother-in-law had also recently died. Her father in law died before she could meet him, ten years prior to her husband’s death. Full of grief, her new family was now a heartbroken family. The three widows clung to each other, tears streaming down their faces. When she had married her husband, Ruth had left her family. It would be easy for her to return to them now that he was dead, more »