Category Archives: Priorities

Entering The Quiet – A Slow Reentry After Prayer

Today we provide the fourth theme on entering the quiet place that Gary Thomas shares from his book, Seeking The Face Of God. 4. A Slow Re-Entry After Prayer – Since spiritual contemplation is largely a lost art in today’s … Continue reading

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Entering The Quiet – A Limited Curiosity

It is ironic that this post is taking place the week leading up to the biggest, most important election America has ever seen. The values and goals of each candidate couldn’t be more different and whomever is chosen to lead … Continue reading

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Frankenstorm

Today is Halloween. The day when most families are thinking about a night for their children to have fun collecting candy and playing scary games. But not so this year. Halloween 2012 will be remembered as the one where “Frankenstorm” … Continue reading

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Entering The Quiet – A Bridled Tongue

I have always loved to talk–ask my family, ask my husband. It is something I enjoy doing. It wasn’t until the past few years though, when the Lord began arresting my attention in this area of my life. My words … Continue reading

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Entering The Quiet

“And he said, “Go out and stand on the mount before the LORD.” And behold, the LORD passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the LORD, but the LORD … Continue reading

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Comfortable With The Quiet

How would you rate the quietness of your life on a scale of 1 – 10, with 1 being the goal? Here’s another way to ask the same question, if you were to spend an hour sitting in your favorite … Continue reading

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Cultivating the Quiet In Your Marriage

This week we are delving into the deeps of cultivating the quiet in our minds, hearts and marriages. It may be something you’ve thought about often, or you may be venturing into unknown territory. Whatever the case, we believe this … Continue reading

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Cherish.Love.Live.

This is the day we remember. This is the day we will never forget. It is the day when we hold our loved ones a bit closer. And pray to God more earnestly. We will never be what we were … Continue reading

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Why We Do The Things We Do

This is our 1,001st post. It is an appropriate time to remind ourselves of something very important. We have had the privilege of having the same pastor for most of our married life. He and his wife are two of … Continue reading

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When Your Feelings And Convictions Don’t Agree

We’ve all faced seasons where we don’t feel like doing what we know we should. Our convictions may be clear, but our desire to stick to them may fluctuate on any given day. Here are some scenarios to help you … Continue reading

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To Know Him

We are away this week for one purpose only and that is to know Jesus Christ and what his plan is for us in this next season. We are overwhelmed with the number of you who have contacted us to … Continue reading

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Going For The Gold In Your Marriage

The 2012 Summer Olympics began last night. The opening ceremony took us on a walk through Britain’s rich history. It was quite the show, as it should have been for the entire production took seven years of dedication and practice … Continue reading

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It’s A Matter Of Worship

We all worship something or someone, and it makes all the difference who or what is the object of our worship. Listen to this short video as Paul Tripp explains this idea more fully: He asks the question, “What is … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Prayer is a Vital Part of Marriage

1. It is the deepest level of intimacy a husband and wife can experience, even more so than sex. There is a connection that occurs when you take the time to pray together about the issues you’re facing in your family, … Continue reading

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Marriage, Interrupted

Have you ever felt like your plans to do something was interrupted, like when a news broadcaster would break into your favorite TV show? “We interrupt your regularly scheduled programming to bring you the latest news…” As a kid I … Continue reading

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Be All There

I am resolved to be completely present wherever I am.  I’ve realized recently that too often I’m not present mentally, though I may be physically. I am often distracted in the present by the future, which robs me of all … Continue reading

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