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It’s not about you…

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“The Lord God hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him that is weary…” (Isaiah 50:4).

baby shower

On Sunday, I attended a surprise baby shower for my friend. She had trusted God alongside her husband for this baby for a number of years and now God showed up, so it was a gathering of very excited friends, celebrating our friend and thanking God on her behalf. As I sat there excited for her alongside several other friends, one thing that everyone kept saying was how real she was about the pain she felt when she was waiting and how encouraging it was to know beyond Christianese that she felt weary sometimes. She is one of the most cheerful people I know but she was real about her struggle without carrying it on her head...

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Journey Management

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Lakewood_church

Without consultation, plans are frustrated, but with many counselors they succeed. Proverbs 15:22

Any enterprise is built by wise planning, becomes strong through common sense, and profits wonderfully by keeping abreast of the facts. Proverbs 24:3-4

A few weeks ago, I went to Houston to visit with my dear friend and sister @earthenvessel. I had looked forward to that trip as we had a few things planned ahead, one of which was a Sunday visit to Pastor Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Church. The Saturday before, @earthenvessel said to me that she had previously attended a service at Lakewood. She didn’t drive, but accompanied a friend who drove. And so for our Sunday trip, she initiated what she called ‘Journey Management’...

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