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All posts by: Irene Blomgren

As I was navigating some tricky relationships and helping a couple of dear friends do the same this week it occurred to me that in the natural we see others through our own emotional lenses, or simply natural lenses. What...
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  Acts 20:24ESV But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel...
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I have been told I am a “Type A” personality. Production oriented, rather impatient and a multi-tasker, which all were rather beneficial in the working world. However, take that personality disposition and the scriptural mandate to rest and wait patiently...
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  Psalm 105 Give praise to the Lord, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done. Sing to him, sing praise to him; tell of all his wonderful acts. Glory in his holy name; let the...
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Psalm 42:5 Why are you in despair, O my soul? And why have you become restless anddisturbed within me? Hope in God andwait expectantly for Him, for I shall again praise Him For the help of His presence I have...
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I love recipes especially the ones that work well!  The last couple of weeks I have been tweaking a bread recipe and after 3 fallen loaves I got it right. Perfect bread and everyone loved it. I made sure to...
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Late last week I had the privilege of attending a conference at Bethel with two of my dearest friends. Well over a thousand attended and the atmosphere was charged with the Holy Spirit, praise and expectation. Miracles took place, faith...
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We always look back. Our history of the world, a nation, our faith, our family and our own personal story all have great significance for our lives moving forward. We learn from history, both from the successes and achievements as...
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Arise and Go!  I love January. It is such a great time to seek the Lord for the “New Thing” He wants to do in my life. God provides us with an amazing picture of what it is like to...
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Have you ever forgotten anything? Of course we all have! I have forgotten where I put my car keys, my glasses, my phone, a friends name or something just as embarrassing. We all forget things. Most of the time forgetting...
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