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  “Beware of anything that competes with your loyalty to Jesus Christ.” Oswald Chambers At times I’ve wondered what holds me back from not fully attaining God’s destiny in my life. Why isn’t there victory in certain are
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Deeper Still

“Honesty gives others the freedom to be honest as well, opening up the possibility of deeper connection and friendship.” Shauna Niequist After church a friend came up to me and expressed her appreciation for my vulnerability in my blog po


“Any time our deepest desire is for something other than God because we think that will satisfy or rescue us, a dangerous ‘soul idol’ is forming.” Dee Brestin My first hint I would one day become a teacher, came as a fourth gr

Fear of Man

“We fear men so much, because we fear God so little.” William Gurnall My struggle with fear of man can be traced back to fear of rejection and feeling lonely and abandoned. I experienced an early memory of rejection during elementary scho


  “Spiritually, addiction is a deep-seated form of idolatry. Addiction displaces and supplants God’s love as the source and object of our deepest true desire.” Gerald G. May Sugar. I’ve devoured more than my fair share of it
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“Beware of anything that competes with your loyalty to Jesus Christ. The greatest competitor of true devotion to Jesus is the service we do for Him.” Oswald Chambers “‘I will bring him near and he will come close to me, for wh

Go To God

“Whenever we take what God has done and put it in the place of Himself, we become idolaters.” Oswald Chambers When I was three, one night at the dinner table, I told my parents, “Eating is the funnest thing to do!” Early on in