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Salt and Light

Salt and Light

Be Light. As the world grows darker, more will fight to find their way through that darkness, but the light of just one is enough to illuminate the path of many. For even a single light can pierce through the deepest of darkness, and the darkness cannot overcome it. Be Salt. As more fight to find their way through the darkness that is coming, the more will be in need of healing, encouragement and the inspiration to stay aflame. For just as salt heals and preserves, it also adds flavor. So let your very existence be one that heals, encourages...

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Parting Seas

Parting Seas

It's the middle of the night. As most the world around me sleeps I can't help but sit up seeking a bit of solace. Some calm amidst the coming chaos. I lay here looking up at the stars, praying, just me and God, and something was laid on my heart that I feel like I should share with you. "Be faithful and I will bless you. Be holy and I will pour out My blessings upon you. Uncertain times lay ahead, but trust in Me and I will see you through, in the same way I did the children of...

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Pressed with Purpose

Pressed with Purpose

No one wants to be crushed. To be beaten back and forth by the winds of life, just trying to make sense of the chaos that's in front of you. I was sixteen the first time I visited Israel. It did something to me, something inside of me that I'll never be able to explain. Just walking where Jesus once walked, seeing all the places I had read so much about... suddenly all those stories from Sunday School weren't just stories. They were real. But there was one moment that stuck with me... this ancient olive press. I never thought...

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Cradled by Greatness

Cradled by Greatness

You may feel like the best of you has passed. Like your greatest moments are behind you. But only because you staple your understanding of greatness to things that fade. What if you could believe once again that who you might become tomorrow is meant to overshadow everything you've been up until today? Greatness is a chosen absolute. It doesn't dwindle or wither, flicker or fail. It simply is or it is not. It is not an achievement or a single moment, a title or prize. But rather a constant state of being, and one you must choose. For if...

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