Tag Archives: fear and love

Re-Imagine

Last Sunday, I asked my church family this question: What would the world look like if every person on the planet walked in love instead of fear? What if nothing we did was motived by fear? What if we were only … Continue reading

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Seeing God through our decoder glasses

You probably remember in the first National Treasure movie where Benjamin Gates (Nicolas Cage) uncovers hidden clues on the back of the Declaration of Independence by looking through different colored lenses. This clever invention can tell us a lot about

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You and I were made for intimacy (Reprise)

This post was originally published in September 2013. Another good reminder for our fast from fear.  I hope you enjoy it but, most of all, that you feel your heavenly Father’s warm embrace. Recklessly abandoned to Love, Mel

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You don’t come as easy as some (Reprise)

I‘m travelling this week so I thought I would re-post something I wrote in October 2013. This is an appropriate beginning of our third week to our 40-day fast from fear as we head toward Easter. I hope you are edified and encouraged to … Continue reading

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When we stop listening to their stories

As of this writing, Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump are both serious contenders for their respective political parties. Whether their popularity continues or not, what’s interesting to me is that you could not get a starker contrast in candidates.

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Coming out of hiding (a reprise)

I would like to end this first week of 40-days of leaving fear for love by re-posting this song and something I wrote last January. I think it’s appropriate, not only for our fast, but also for Valentine’s Day! In order for us to embrace … Continue reading

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Fasting from fear

What if you decided to fast from fear for the next 40 days and only practiced love? Today is the first day of the Lenten season, which is traditionally a 40-day fast before Easter, usually devoted to some form of abstinence and penitence. But since we’re … Continue reading

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