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Relationship Over Rules

I recall when our girls turned 15, we we’re so honored that they wanted to celebrate their Birthdays with us over having a party with their friends! For the first 9 years of Angel and Starr’s lives I buried them under a mountain of rules.…
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What Does Beholding Jesus Look Like?

I often sit around and dream about how I can help people encounter Jesus in all His grace. Then recently, my husband Steve was looking through my friend Tricia Gunn's website  and discovered this page with short, powerful grace encounter video…
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The Prodigal Son and The Older Brother – What Were They Missing?

I want to share this story from a new perspective that the Father just dropped in my heart this morning. I like to release a blog post on Saturday morning if I have time so when I woke up this morning I immediately began to ask God if there…
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The Most Spiritual Thing You Can Do

Do you ever feel fear? I know I still do. According to 1 John 4:18, as we welcome in perfect love (God's love), fear leaves; therefore, the only people who can say they understand God's love perfectly are those who are living without any fear. There…
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The Sin of Self-Righteousness

I used to have a pet peeve. It was people who gossiped about other people; more specifically Christians who gossiped about other people. It just bugged me to hear Christians talk about how we are suppose to walk in love and then hear those same…
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Established in Righteousness

Matthew 6:33 has been my favorite Bible verse for as long as I can remember; the only problem was, I was reading it wrong for most of my life. Here it is: But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will…
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Questions & Answers: Grace-Based Relationship Advice

Hi Sandra, My name is Debbie and I live in Australia. I have been reading your book and I absolutely love it! I have some questions that I would like to ask you about and hoping that you may be able to answer. My Answer: Hi Debbie! So…
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Quitting The Rules

A few days ago my husband Steve and I landed in Orlando for a three night marriage getaway. Today was our last day and we’ve had such a great time. We haven’t laughed this hard in a long time! Steve is the funniest person I know. When…
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The Adventure of Spirit-led Living

My brother David lives on the edge. He likes action, he likes adventure and he can't stand to sit around for too long before taking off again. He has traveled to over 150 countries, jumped out of an airplane, swam with sharks and I guarantee…
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You’re A Blessing Waiting To Happen

Do you believe this? You should because it's true! A couple of weeks ago I was just going about my daily routine and I felt like God reminded me: Sandra, you're a blessing waiting to happen! Right away I received this encouragement from…