Author Archives: mannasplace

Paying the Price…or Walking in His Ways?

It is an eye opening experience to look back and see the mistakes your parents made as a result of their sins and then…see how their lives negatively affected your marriage and your parenting. It is worse when you see your sins affecting your kids’ lives. Continue reading

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Bewildered? Fresh Out of Strength and New Ideas?..

Thankfully, our God is not bewildered…He is patient and loving and gives us every opportunity to correct our ways. Yet…what kind of damage are we doing because we aren’t seeking His wisdom and walking in that wisdom? How much have we slowed down His rescue by getting in the way? Continue reading

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Scrunched in the Corner or Committed to Praising His Name…

When I am hurting am I slightly resisting praise and in doing so resisting my relationship with and love for God? Continue reading

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Hidden…In the Cleft of The Rock…

When I see this little picture (found on google) I see a little dove protected, comfortable, at peace and…with a clear view of everything in front of him. He isn’t forever trapped…he has hope and a future because he is sheltered in the Cleft of the Rock!

That is where we are, you know. The LORD IS our Rock and our Redeemer…our refuge in the time of storm…our comfort…our strength.
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Clenched Teeth or Refreshed Bones?

Leaning to our own understanding…gritting our teeth and doing the very best we know how to do…acting from the gut or instinct or even experience can wear us thin…wear us to the bone. Continue reading

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“They Will Not Enter My Rest”…But are you?

Because He is faithful…because we rehearse His faithfulness on the cross and in our present lives…our hope returns. Our rest returns. Continue reading

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The Way or…Your Way…

But isn’t this also the way we feel when we are trying to get someone who is being obstinate to hear…really hear us? If they would just listen, the directions are so simple…the results…the life so much deeper and broader. Continue reading

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