The King and the Kingdom/ Inheritance

Jesus Is Safe

by Monica
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Five years ago I was sitting in Starbucks with a 3 –year-old Grace on my lap and a dear friend to my right. This friend (who is not a believer) was in one of the hardest places I have ever seen. Her marriage was in trouble… deep, dark trouble. I […]

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Today

by Monica

Today was… hard. Today my heart was…. HARD. We pulled into the driveway after school. I listed for Grace the things she needed to accomplish. Feed the dogs Change clothes Homework My list was met with rebellion and complaint: “I don’t want to feed the dogs, why do I always have […]

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The Banquet

by Monica
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“Oh, Mama!” Gracie said bursting with uncontrollable excitement “I just can’t WAIT to get to heaven!!!! I can’t wait to go to the banquet feast! I wonder what my new clothes will look like. I hope my gown is as beautiful as Esther’s.” “It will probably be even more beautiful […]

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A New Legacy

by Monica

“I love you!” I called from the front seat. “I love you too.” [quick and curt.] I looked back and saw Gracie’s serious face, mouth moving, a rush of words rolling out under her breath. “What are you doing, buddy?” I asked. [fierce tone]“I am talking to Satan.” [I think] […]

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Concerning YOU

by Monica
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Psalm 91:11-12 For He will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. We live on a farm with a little piece of wilderness where we’ve carved […]

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He Makes You Good with His Love

by Monica
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The day after the Ferguson, MO grand jury announced their decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown, Gracie and I were driving to school when the radio reported the looting and burning of buildings. In my gut desire to “protect” I turned the volume […]

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