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Join our contributors on a journey through the wisdom of Scripture most relevant to modern life's daily challenges. Explore the great ideas the bible has for managing life's pace and pressure while living with calm and steadiness.
When a Nap Isn't Enough- Ask God for Guidance

July 1, 2015

Some days, everything just seems a little bit out of kilter. My three-year-old, Charlotte, had one of those days this week. We just COULD NOT GET IT RIGHT. The pink cereal bowl seemed like a good choice until the milk and cereal were in it, and then it became an offensive object because it wasn't purple. [...]

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Show Others God is Real by Suffering Well

June 1, 2015

Is there someone in your life who you long to see experiencing the more that a relationship with Christ brings? Do you find you lack the right words to articulate just how much your faith means to you, and wish that you could communicate it in a way that really has impact? [...]

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Run Your Own Race and No One Else's in the Spiritual Journey to Heaven

May 27, 2019

Has God ever asked something of you that feels really hard, and you look around and feel a little singled out? Do you see other people who seem to have it easier, and you wonder why He's asking so much of you and seemingly letting them get away with less? [...]

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Are They Seeing the Face of God in You?

April 1, 2014

“For I have seen your face, which is like seeing the face of God.” Genesis 33:10

While the digital age connects us like never before, there is no substitute for face-to-face interaction. No email or Facebook message can ever compete with the joy of seeing someone's face light up when you enter the room. [...]

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Why to Lean into Relationships When You Want to Pull Back

February 1, 2014

“There are those that speak a stabbing sword, but the tongue of the wise heals.” Proverbs 12:18
There's a space between words being spoken by one mouth, and those same words being received by another heart. En-route, those words often get misunderstood. This is where imaginations run wild and minds try very hard to fill in the blanks and understand. [...]

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He Leads With Grace When He Offers Second Chances

September 10, 2019

Dear friend,
Have you ever had one of those days?
I was two seconds from purposely rear-ending the maddeningly-slow car in front of me. I had so much pent-up irritation, and I could just taste the satisfaction I would feel when our cars would hit and all the anger would exit my body. [...]

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Where to Look in Scripture When You Need it Most

October 1, 2013

I received a surprise gift recently that brought unexpected comfort. Last April, my wonderful grandmother went home to be with the Lord, and we have greatly missed her. My mom received my grandmother's Bible, and tucked in it was a little note that she had turned to when she needed guidance from God. [...]

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Trading Too Many Possessions for His Glory

September 1, 2013

This month, I wanted to share with you a second excerpt from the Beholding His Glory talk that I gave at the WWP Leadership Conference in August. This is the second part of a two part reflection, so if you missed Part I, feel free to check it out on our website here: https://walkingwithpurpose.com/august-2013-reflection/ ‎
In Part I, [...]

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Try Less of You, More Beholding of God's Glory (Part 1)

August 1, 2013

We had a wonderful time at our 2013 WWP Leadership Conference! For those of you who weren't able to attend, and for those who want a little recap, here is an excerpt from the keynote talk, Beholding His Glory. The excerpt will be delivered in two parts- part I in August, [...]

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How We Own Our Mess? We Confess Our Sin

June 1, 2013

When, when, when am I going to learn? I am certain that God is wondering just how many times it's going to take for me to get it through my head that there is a limit to what I can stick on my calendar and actually get done with a sweet spirit. [...]

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