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What happened when I doubted God.

I’m going to share my own secret doubts in God’s strength. It’s something none of us like to admit we have, but we all face at some time or another.  I don’t know if you heard, but this has been a HUGE week at Gathered & Sown. A number of years ago, God laid a message on my heart. He sparked a fire inside of me to study the book of Esther and share it with women. I’ve sort of sat on this for years, reading several studies about the book, joining some small groups about it. It’s just always

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You have a big decision to make today.

Each morning when we wake up, we are blessed with a new day. Every new day brings new perspectives, new choices, new attitudes and new challenges. How do you start your day? Do you start it with a left over bad attitude from the day before? Do you allow circumstances in your life dictate your attitude? Do you wake up and praise God for life, breath and His presence in your life? Do you wake up each morning with the attitude that every day God gives you belongs to Him? And are you anxious to see how He wants to

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Are you afraid to pray?

Has this ever happened to you?  You are in a small room, surrounded by a group of people. You’ve spent the last hour having a great conversation. It’s a few minutes before you are scheduled to end your small group, so all of a sudden your palms begin to sweat and your heart begins to race.  You know before you can leave, you’ll have to have prayer time. Who is going to pray? The leader never likes to pray, so she always calls on a member of the group!  Oh my goodness…what if she calls on you?!?!  What will you

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Understanding Wisdom

Are you in the middle of something right now? A situation in your life where you aren’t quite sure where it’s going to lead you? Are you trying to see the future so that you can know what decisions to make today? How is that working out for you? If you are anything like me, I’m sure it’s frustrating!  I know that when I’m in a place where the past was troubling and the future seems a bit uncertain, I really want to manipulate situations to speed up God’s process so I can better see where He is leading me. But

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