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12/02/2018

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Lori Parrish   I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With Him at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Psalm 16:8   Several years ago, when I went to the eye doctor for a routine exam and prescription update for my glasses and contacts, it was discovered I had a rare condition...

11/29/2018

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Lori Parrish   “Stop hiding your scars and your wounds. They’re your trophies. You went through that thing and still survived.”—Bishop T.D. Jakes   I heard these words as I was listening to a sermon as part of my daily devotions a week or so ago. For many...

11/25/2018

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Lori Parrish   People are “leaky.” I heard this phrase in a teaching not too long ago, and it’s really resonated with me. The premise is that we are all like tires that are full of air, but over time, the smallest pinhole can cause the air to leak out. If we discover...

11/23/2018

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Lori Parrish   There are days when I look at people and culture and shake my head in awe of how merciful God is. I’m just going to be completely honest: if I had the power to wipe out this world with just a breath, I don’t know that we’d all still be here. That’s...

11/11/2018

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Lori Parrish   “How can you say to your brother, 'Brother, let me take the speck out of your eye,' when you yourself fail to see the plank in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the speck from your brother's...

11/04/2018

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Lori Parrish   In Max Lucado’s recent publication, Anxious For Nothing, he makes some awesome statements about fear and anxiety. One of my favorites is “Prayer trumps panic every single time.” It sounds so simple, yet I fail at this so often.   In Matthew...

10/27/2018

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Lori Parrish   If you’ve ever been on a job search, you know the importance of a resumé. Professional coaches will tell you that this document must tell potential employees “your story.” When I re-entered the job market after being downsized back in April, I dug...

10/24/2018

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Lori Parrish   He said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a little while”—for there were many [people who were continually] coming and going, and they could not even find time to eat. Mark 6:31 Amplified Bible (AMP)   Rest. Some...

10/18/2018

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Lori Parrish   During one of the pre-service prayer times this summer, Michael played a song I had not heard before, and it really spoke to me. In the song, it says “Great things He has done; Great things He’ll continue to do. You keep your promises.” (Incidentally, I...

10/14/2018

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Lori Parrish   This is a big world. When Jesus commissioned us to “Go out and make disciples of all nations” in Matthew 28:19, He was giving us a pretty big assignment. ALL nations. ALL people.    I remember back in the early 90’s when I was in college, I had...