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    Disappointment Sucks!

    “Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again— my Savior and my God!”
    ‭‭Psalms ‭42:11‬ ‭NLT‬‬

    Finally, this was it!  My big breakthrough moment!

    I’d been praying and asking God for this for a long time. And finally, the door of opportunity was swinging open.

    That is, until I got a phone call that abruptly slammed the door shut on my dreams.

    In an instance I went from planning a victory party to having an unexpected invitation to another pity party.

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    When You’re the Only One In The Room

    “Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” Galatians 1:10 (NIV)

    From the moment I saw the email, I knew it was that time of the year again.

    Whenever our office ended its busy season, my boss would suggest a celebratory after-work soiree. Normally, I would use my single mom with a long commute card as a way out of attending the dinner, but I knew I couldn’t put it off again.

    I reluctantly confirmed my attendance and secretly wished something would come up to force the cancelation of the event.

    But as the days drew closer, I knew the likelihood of my prayer being answered was slim to none.

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    That One Scripture I Wanted to Delete from the Bible

    I know. You’re probably looking at your screen like that has to be a typo. But, it’s not, and yes, I’m still repenting for feeling that way.

    Of course I do feel terrible for even admitting it, but it’s true. And since I promised I would tell you the truth – the good, the bad and the ugly – here’s some of my ugly truth.

    Every time I heard this scripture my eyes would immediately twitch and roll. It was like my body was having an allergic reaction to this verse.  I kept hearing this scripture so much it was like God was playing a joke on me.

    No exaggeration, these are how my prayers would go: Continue reading