Posts tagged with: freedom

Free from Conflict

How We’re Learning By Brenda Pace Being a Peacemaker Free from conflict—yeah, right! I sure wish this was or even could be true. Although I have met a few people I’m convinced thrive on it, to be free of conflict...

Free from Inner Chaos

How We’re Learning By Muriel Gregory Stress Anyone? May 2002 was a busy month. I gave birth to our third child four days after taking my finals for college. June was a blur. I adjusted to being a mom to...

Free from Bondage

How We’re Learning By Claudia Duff Independence Day For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. Galatians 5:1 (ESV) Every year my daughter and I have a movie...

Free From Heart Disease

How We’re Learning By Muriel Gregory Heart Disease The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it? Jeremiah 17:9 Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. 735,000 Americans have a...

Free to Rejoice

How We’re Learning By Kori Yates Celebrate Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice! (Philippians 4:4) I am an optimist. In “spiritual talk,” one of my spiritual gifts is exhortation. I have thought for years that I...

Free to Remove Our Masks

How We’re Learning By Muriel Gregory The Masks We Wear “You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matthew 5:48 There I was again, scanning through my closet. The pressure to find the perfect outfit was on....

Free From the Fear of Growing Old(er)

How We’re Learning By Brenda Pace Embrace the Process On the recent occasion of turning ahem, cough, cough older, I revisited goals I set several years ago when I could no longer deny the mantle of “seasoned woman” was mine to...

How to Be Free from Lack, Want, and Need

How We’re Learning By Claudia Duff Where Did I Put That? It is the losses that keep you up at night. I lose things a lot, like every day. I say things like, “I can’t find my hairbrush. Where are...

Free from Weariness

How We’re Learning By Muriel Gregory   Adversity Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. John 12:24 Crushed dreams....

Free to Share the Gospel

How We’re Learning By Jennifer Wake   The Day after Easter Springtime is amazing. New plants, new life, newness! It is wonderful to walk outside and see change. Plants come to life. One day there is dirt; the next day...