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  • Making Room for God to Dwell | Mercy Blog
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    Making Room for God to Dwell
    March 19, 2019
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    Have you ever heard the phrase, "You can’t have your cake and eat it...
  • Taking Time for Self-Care - Woman Drinking Coffee/Tea Outside
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    Taking Time for Self-Care
    March 12, 2019
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    Self-care is a buzzword we hear a lot nowadays, especially regarding mental health. 2019...
  • Ask God, Who Gives to All Generously
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    Ask God, Who Gives to All Generously
    March 5, 2019
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    A few years ago, I sat my then six-year-old son on my lap in...
  • Expecting the Amazing Things God Will Do
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    Expecting the Amazing Things God Will Do
    February 26, 2019
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    I couldn’t help it, really. Once I saw the changes on their faces, I...
  • Insecurity
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    Insecurity
    February 19, 2019
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    Insecurity is dangerous. I don’t think we understand the destructive power that insecurity has, both...
  • Lead Your Life, Not the Other Way Around
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    Lead Your Life, Not the Other Way Around
    February 12, 2019
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    Have you struggled with letting your thoughts dictate your actions? Me too. I’m a...
  • Stepping into Leadership | Mercy Blog
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    Stepping into Leadership
    February 5, 2019
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    Stepping into leadership can often be intimidating if you’re someone like me, who finds...
  • Hustle | Mercy Blog
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    Hustle
    January 29, 2019
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    There's something about a warm cup of coffee, open laptop, and full day of work...
  • God is Well Pleased With You | Mercy Blog
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    God is Well Pleased With You
    January 22, 2019
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    I was always one of those kids who wanted to please my parents (or...
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    Take Authority Over the Enemy in 2019
    January 15, 2019
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    Nancy Alcorn I will never forget January 15, 1983 because that is the day that...
  • Reflect the Light of Christ | Mercy Blog | Mercy Multiplied
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    Reflect the Light of Christ
    January 8, 2019
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    A few months ago, I attended the most amazing event. If you’ve never been...
  • True Wealth in Christ | Mercy Blog | Mercy Multiplied
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    True Wealth in Christ
    January 1, 2019
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    The new year is here, and it is during this time that many contemplate...
  • What Christmas is All About | Mercy Blog | Mercy Multiplied
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    What Christmas is All About
    December 25, 2018
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    I love Christmas! It’s my favorite time of the year—from the Christmas lights and...
  • A Season of Waiting | Mercy Blog | Mercy Multiplied
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    A Season of Waiting
    December 18, 2018
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    It’s been one of those days. Growing up, one of my favorite books was Alexander...
  • Releasing Lies and Experiencing Freedom | Mercy Blog | Mercy Multiplied
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    Releasing Lies and Experiencing Freedom
    December 11, 2018
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    When I was in my late teens, my oldest brother PJ—short for Paul Jr.—passed...
  • Silence the Voice of Comparison
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    Silence the Voice of Comparison
    December 4, 2018
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    I’ve always loved photography. The way a picture can say so much without using...
  • Living Without Regrets | Mercy Multiplied
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    Living Without Regrets
    November 27, 2018
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    When you look back on life, what do you have regrets about? Most people...
  • Praising God Through Breakthrough | Mercy Blog | Mercy Multiplied
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    Praising God Through Breakthrough
    November 20, 2018
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    Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide...
  • Peace in the Process | Mercy Blog
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    Peace in the Process
    November 13, 2018
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    I have never liked the middle of movies. Because in the middle of the...
  • Your Worth as a Creative Child of God
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    Your Worth as a Creative Child of God
    November 6, 2018
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    As a creative, lies from the enemy affect me both personally and professionally. Failure...
  • Satan Attacks Our Strengths, Not Our Weaknesses
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    Satan Attacks Our Strengths, Not Our Weaknesses
    October 30, 2018
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    I’m a helper by nature. Literally. If you aren’t familiar with the Enneagram, look it...
  • Replacing Fear with Freedom, Mercy Blog | Mercy Multiplied
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    Replacing Fear with Freedom
    October 23, 2018
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    I never realized I was in bondage until I started breaking free. Beth Moore When I...
  • Simple Steps to Overcoming Fear, Overcoming Fear Bible
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    Simple Steps to Overcoming Fear
    October 16, 2018
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    Here are some practical steps to start the process of overcoming fear and claiming...
  • God Will Restore What Was Lost
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    God Will Restore What Was Lost
    October 9, 2018
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    It’s a heavy thing to consider what we’ve lost because of sin. When we...
  • God Created Us to Be in Community
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    God Created Us to Be in Community
    October 2, 2018
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    God has a plan for you. God has a purpose for you. God also...
  • Healthy vs Unhealthy Fear
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    Healthy vs Unhealthy Fear
    September 25, 2018
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    Fear seems difficult to overcome. Anywhere from fear of heights, fear of rejection or...
  • Are You Tending Your Garden?
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    Are You Tending Your Garden?
    September 18, 2018
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    15 The Lord God took the man and put him in the garden of...
  • Am I good enough for God?
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    Am I Good Enough For God?
    September 11, 2018
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    I have been a Lauren Daigle fan from the first time I heard her...
  • 5 Ways to Slow Down and Focus on God
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    5 Ways to Slow Down and Focus on God
    September 4, 2018
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    Why do I cry out to God in the bad times more than praising...
  • Tangible Reminders of the Depth of God's Love
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    Tangible Reminders of a Love That Runs Deep
    February 22, 2018
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    Do you need a reminder of how much God loves you and is working...
  • Preparing for the Season of Advent
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    Preparing for the Season of Advent
    December 4, 2017
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    The Christmas season is a busy season for most and it's so easy to...
  • 3 Ways to Prepare Your Heart For Thanksgiving
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    3 Ways to Prepare Your Heart for Thanksgiving
    November 21, 2017
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    I pray that, ultimately, you prepare your hearts to remember this season of thankfulness....
  • Beating Shame With Fashion
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    Beating Shame With Fashion
    November 6, 2017
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    Whenever those negative thoughts and feelings creep in, remind yourself that your identity isn't found...
  • Prioritize Your Life
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    Prioritize Your Life
    October 23, 2017
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    We’re too focused on getting ahead at work or making sure our social calendar...
  • Puzzles & Surrender
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    Puzzles and Surrender
    October 10, 2017
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    And here’s the thing about God: We also will not be able to put...
  • Why Do We Put Limits on a Limitless God?
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    Why Do We Put Limits on a Limitless God?
    September 25, 2017
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    By questioning my path, I was putting limits on myself and ultimately putting limits...
  • 4 Ways to Break Fitness & Faith Plateaus
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    4 “F.I.T.T.” Tips to Bust Through Fitness and Faith Plateaus
    September 11, 2017
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    Yes, it is very important to take good care of the one body God...
  • Total Eclipse of Perspective
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    Total Eclipse of Perspective?
    August 25, 2017
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    Often in our lives we allow similar perspective to rule and consume us, thinking...
  • 4 Ways to Get Out of Your Funk
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    4 Ways to Get Out of Your Funk
    August 18, 2017
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    I have a choice in how I act and how I handle my emotions....
  • The Beauty of Being Alone
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    The Beauty of Being Alone
    August 11, 2017
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    When we are quiet and slow down, we make space for the Lord. I...
  • Consider It Pure Joy - Be Joyful Through Trials
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    4 Ways To Be Joyful Through Trials
    August 4, 2017
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    Ultimately, my God is a GOOD God. No matter what circumstance I am in...
  • 8 Ways God Speaks To Us
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    8 Ways God Speaks To Us
    August 3, 2017
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    God often uses different things or people when speaking to us. Sometimes He speaks...
  • Replace Fear With Trust
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    Replace Fear with Trust
    July 28, 2017
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    Yes, we will experience trials. There will always be something, but if we strive...
  • Depending on the Lord
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    Depending on the Lord in an Independent Culture
    July 25, 2017
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    It's human nature to want to operate independently. In some cases, being independent is...
  • God's Abundant Grace
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    God’s Abundant Grace
    July 21, 2017
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    He gives it to us in a way that is far more abundant and...
  • 5 Encouragements When You’re Worried
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    5 Encouragements When You're Worried
    July 7, 2017
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    So how do we combat this problem we all are susceptible to? Below are...
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    Celebration in Goal Setting
    February 8, 2017
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    Be intentional about your day-to-day decisions towards your end goal, but also challenge you...
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    Writing a Love Letter From God
    February 6, 2017
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    So with that in mind, what would it look like to consider what God,...
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    HOW to Set a Goal and Succeed
    January 30, 2017
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    Goals help us focus and have vision for the future. But a good goal...
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    Tips to Implement Fun into Working Out
    January 28, 2017
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    Have you ever gotten to the point where you know that working out and...
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    Why Set Goals?
    January 23, 2017
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    When we have goals for our lives - whether these are short term or...
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    Seven Scriptures To Combat Fear
    January 22, 2017
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    I love that God understood that we would struggle with fear and anxiety long...
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    Goals Vs. Resolutions
    January 19, 2017
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    Our encouragement with this week's blog is to challenge you to set some GOALS...
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    Opening Your Eyes to Trafficking in the U. S. and What YOU Can Do To Help!
    January 15, 2017
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    As Martin Luther King Jr. once said in the midst of the Civil Rights...
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    Casting Vision
    January 12, 2017
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    As 2017 draws near, there are a number of ways to intentionally cast vision...
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    Five Ways To Implement The Word Into Your 2017
    January 10, 2017
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    One of my goals for the year is to seek God with more intentionality....
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    Looking Ahead
    January 3, 2017
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    Taking some time to intentionally seek the Lord in prayer regarding the year ahead...
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    Sex Trafficking - It Happened To Me
    January 1, 2017
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    You might be surprised to know that I didn’t know that what happened to...
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    Altar of Remembrance
    December 28, 2016
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    There are many ways to look back over the last year and remember what...
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    What Christmas Means To Me
    December 23, 2016
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    What does Christmas mean to you? How has your understanding over the years evolved...
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    Looking Back, Moving Forward
    December 20, 2016
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    For many of us, as we look back, 2016 held great moments and areas...
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    Choose Love
    December 16, 2016
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    The Bible says that God IS Love. Often apart from Him we flounder, we...
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    Gratitude Creates Good Fruit
    December 10, 2016
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    Be encouraged to delve deeper into all that gratitude holds so that perseverance, character...
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    Faith, Friends, and Donald Miller
    December 8, 2016
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    I’ve been through a lot of painful things: depression, suicidal thoughts, debilitating insecurity, abuse,...
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    Gratitude in the Suffering
    November 28, 2016
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    When we choose gratitude in the difficulties of our lives, we are promised hope....
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    Choose Calm - FREE Wallpaper Downloads!
    November 26, 2016
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    This Advent Season I’m committing to slowing down in order to fully feel the...
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    Being Grateful IN It All
    November 24, 2016
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    Often at this time of year, you will hear people talk about how they...
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    An Opportunity To Be Thankful!
    November 22, 2016
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    The craziness of the holidays is in FULL swing. We have the opportunity to...
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    Carrying Gratitude
    November 19, 2016
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    Gratitude defined is a feeling of appreciation or thanks. It's interesting that gratitude is...
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    Sin, Shame, and Guilt
    November 15, 2016
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    The Bible says that we have all sinned and fallen short of the glory...
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    Hearing the Voice of God (part 4)
    November 10, 2016
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    The Lord promises to speak to us when we call upon Him! Prayer: Lord,...
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    Rejection At Its Best
    November 6, 2016
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    Rejection, at its best, makes us question every part of ourselves. It challenges the...
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    Hearing the Voice of God (part 3)
    November 2, 2016
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    One practical way to begin to connect with the Lord is through prayer journaling....
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    Three Things I’m Learning About Disappointment
    October 30, 2016
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    Taking on disappointment is hard and holy work. It’s choosing long-term freedom over momentary...
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    Hearing the Voice of God (part 2)
    October 25, 2016
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    As we continue to discuss Hearing the Voice of God, you may wonder how...
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    10 Reflections on Relationships
    October 23, 2016
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    Relationships are complex and often hard to navigate. As Christians we are called to...
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    Hearing the Voice of God (part 1)
    October 20, 2016
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    One of the most amazing benefits of being a child of God is that...
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    ABC’s of Freedom
    October 19, 2016
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    We love seeing our graduates grab ahold of the tools they learn at Mercy...
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    Made To Carry Freedom
    October 16, 2016
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      We all have problems. We all have pain. There are things in all of our lives...
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    Called to Rest
    October 14, 2016
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    What if we aren’t always called to push through? What if we are called...
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    Overcoming a Victim Mentality
    October 10, 2016
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      When you look at our culture today, there are many individuals who struggle with...
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    Are You Bearing Good Fruit?
    October 7, 2016
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    If we want our lives to produce good fruit - love, joy, peace, patience,...
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    Being a Healthy Accountability Person 
    October 2, 2016
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    When an opportunity to serve in an accountability role comes up in your life,...
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    Bring on the Fat!
    September 30, 2016
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    Here’s a practical and encouraging post to find balance in your diet from our...
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    Developing a Biblical Understanding of Self
    September 26, 2016
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    It is important to understand what your God-given identity is once you have surrendered...
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    We Were Not Created To Be Islands
    September 23, 2016
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    Ever feel like you are tackling life alone? What would it look like to...
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    Treatment vs. Transformation - A Mercy Graduate's Journey
    September 15, 2016
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    Today I use the tools to freedom in Christ daily. I read my Bible...
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    Speaking To Yourself As A Friend
    September 9, 2016
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    When left to my own devices, and without intentional thought, I’m entirely too hard...
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    Avoiding Secrecy
    September 2, 2016
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    We are enticed daily to keep our secrets safe by never telling anyone how...
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    Choosing Freedom
    August 26, 2016
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    Each day we have a choice. We can choose to walk towards the goal...
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    What is True?
    August 19, 2016
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    No one is too messed up for God. Jesus cares. He cares about you,...
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    I Ate the Mystery
    August 12, 2016
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    Joy is more than a fleeting emotion. It is something rooted in God’s character...
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    Who Told You That You Were Fat?
    August 5, 2016
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    The Voice of Truth is always there, speaking to us if we will listen....