To Breathe

Genesis 2:7New Living Translation (NLT)7 Then the Lord God formed the man from the dust of the ground. He breathed the breath of life into the man’s nostrils, and the man became a living person.John 20:22New Living Translation (NLT)22 Then he (Jesus) breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit."Inspire comes from a Latin word that means to breathe into, …

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The Dark Season

This morning when I woke up the clouds were back and I immediately felt downhearted. I realized Fall was fast approaching and with it, the dark season. It's an odd feeling, something I can't quite comprehend, but a feeling I have come to anticipate. I don't seem to be able to prevent it and I don't really …

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An Ordinary Woman

or·di·nar·y1.of no special quality or interest; commonplace;unexceptional: One novel isbrilliant, the other is decidedly ordinary; an ordinary person.For the past few years I've been considering what it means to be ordinary. I've even come to accept that, indeed, that is exactly what I am. But yesterday I looked at my statement that I am just ordinary and I asked myself, "Why is it so important that I see myself as ordinary?" And …

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