Journey for the Heart

a weekly devotional

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“O my Strength, I will watch for you, for you, O God, are my fortress. My God in his steadfast love will meet me…” (Psalm 59:9-10) My friend Laurie looked like a fashionable Chico’s model with her cropped silver hair and large, tranquil eyes. The winter had been a...

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New Every Morning

New Every Morning

“For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light. " (Psalm 36:9) Early morning quiet and I walk in stillness with a...

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Present Help Accepted

Present Help Accepted

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way.” (Psalm 46:1)...

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Inside Look

Inside Look

“For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the LORD looks on the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7) The Lord sees....

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New Every Morning

New Every Morning

“For with you is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light. " (Psalm 36:9) Early morning quiet and I walk in stillness with a...

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Present Help Accepted

Present Help Accepted

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way.” (Psalm 46:1)...

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Courage

Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick

“O my Strength, I will watch for you, for you, O God, are my fortress. My God in his steadfast love will meet me…” (Psalm 59:9-10) My friend Laurie...

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Hold

Hold

“But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and showed him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison…because the LORD was with...

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Outsider

Outsider

“Then Jesus answered her, ‘O woman, great is your faith! Be it done for you as you desire.’” (Matthew 15:28) Barging In She set the bar high, this...

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Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick

“O my Strength, I will watch for you, for you, O God, are my fortress. My God in his steadfast love will meet me…” (Psalm 59:9-10) My friend Laurie...

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Hold

Hold

“But the LORD was with Joseph and showed him steadfast love and showed him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison…because the LORD was with...

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Gratitude

Limitless

Limitless

“May you [mothers] be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy, giving thanks to the...

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Unfolding

Unfolding

 “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2) The day didn’t exactly start off with a bang. It was more like...

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Wings of the Wind

Wings of the Wind

Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; our God is merciful…Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.” (Psalm...

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Limitless

Limitless

“May you [mothers] be strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy, giving thanks to the...

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Unfolding

Unfolding

 “Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2) The day didn’t exactly start off with a bang. It was more like...

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Purpose

Familiar Disregard

Familiar Disregard

“And David had success in all his undertakings for the Lord was with him.”  (1 Samuel. 18:14) Power to Succeed What difference does it make, anyway? We know...

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Vital

Vital

“So, leaving them again, he went away and prayed for the third time, saying the same words again.” (Matthew 26:44)  On the way to the cross, Christ faced what...

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Peter, Peter

Peter, Peter

“But he said emphatically, ‘If I must die with you, I will not deny you.’ And they all said the same.” (Mark 14:31) When Peter spoke those infamous words,...

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Familiar Disregard

Familiar Disregard

“And David had success in all his undertakings for the Lord was with him.”  (1 Samuel. 18:14) Power to Succeed What difference does it make, anyway? We know...

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Vital

Vital

“So, leaving them again, he went away and prayed for the third time, saying the same words again.” (Matthew 26:44)  On the way to the cross, Christ faced what...

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Wisdom

The Point

The Point

“Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found...

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Most of All

Most of All

“To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his...

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Caught

Caught

“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:15-16) In more...

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The Point

The Point

“Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart. I will be found...

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Most of All

Most of All

“To this end we always pray for you, that our God may make you worthy of his calling and may fulfill every resolve for good and every work of faith by his...

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