Imani Brodie

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Rejoice

<i>We can rejoice, too, when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they help us develop endurance. And endurance develops strength of</i> …

Work for Peace

In the Middle East, the desire for peace is wound into the skin of the culture like hummus and pita bread. Shalom. Salaam. "Peace." You can't say hi …

Meeting Needs

<i>If your enemies are hungry, give them food to eat.<br>If they are thirsty, give them water to drink.<br>You will heap burning coals of shame on their</i> …

Shaped the Mountains

<i>For the LORD is the one who shaped the mountains,<br>stirs up the winds, and reveals his thoughts to mankind.<br>He turns the light of dawn into darkness<br>and</i> …

Ask

Do you ever think that asking God for something makes you sound whiney? Well, here's the truth.<p><i>"Make thankfulness your sacrifice to God,<br>and keep the</i> …

For the Good

I'm not sure why past experiences have as much power as they do. Some days my past feels like it's caught me by the ankles so that I fall face first …

Everything and Nothing

<i>Not that I was ever in need, for I have learned how to be content with whatever I have. I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I</i> …

Generational Gap

<i>After that generation died, another generation grew up who did not acknowledge the LORD or remember the mighty things he had done.</i><br>Judges 2:10

Worthy Traits

Paul instructs Timothy that there are certain traits we are supposed to be passionate about.<p>1 Timothy 6:11<p><i>Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith,</i> …

Proving Myself

Often, I wake up in the morning and feel hounded. It feels something like running late--like there's somewhere I want to be, and I can't get there …

Let It Out

David was a man after God's own heart. I love that he had bad days. So here's one of his bad day prayers.<p><i>I am praying to you because I know you will</i> …

The Future is Now

Using a complex system of imaginary rules and arbitrary numbers (a system inspired by money markets) I have determined that the average American …

Fletching. And Barbs.

There's a famous scene in Magnolia where Frank Mackey, played by Tom Cruise, finally sees his dad after years of building up hatred. For good …

Other People

Last night I curled up behind my friend on her bed. Holding her like a fetus in my womb. Her body shook and I could feel her hot tears on my finger …

Crave More than Milk

<i>Dear brothers and sisters, when I was with you I couldn't talk to you as I would to spiritual people. I had to talk as though you belonged to this</i> …

Sun and Rain

I feel exhausted, worn and old. I'm growing familiar with being forgotten and it leaves me empty and dry. I've moved around a lot, so most of my …

Sufficient

<i>So to keep me from becoming proud, I was given a thorn in my flesh, a messenger from Satan to torment me and keep me from becoming proud.</i><p><i>Three</i> …

Stuck Through Our Sandals

I always thought I had to crawl back slowly to the throne of God after sinning. That it would take a while to get back to normal. I felt like my sin …

God, the Tempter?

<i>God blesses those who patiently endure testing and temptation. Afterward they will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love</i> …

Old and New

<i>Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which</i> …

The Water is Fine

I've got a pool out behind my house. It's metaphorical. You wouldn't see it if you came over for barbecue, but it's there. It's a great big tank of …

Make Me Cry

I think it started that summer after I dyed my hair brown. I met a guy named Lot. He was just another college kid who thought he had everything …

Dreams and Realities

I was the girl they danced with in their living room. I was the friend they fell onto in weaker times. I was the confidant who knew them better than …

Holding Grudges

A quick thought about forgiveness. God offered it to you before you even knew you needed it. So now it's your turn to offer it to others.<p><i>Instead, be</i> …

Others and You

<i>"If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you."</i> <br>Matthew 6:14<p>Who in the past month have you found it hard to …

Trusting God's Words

<i>All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are</i> …

He Cares

How can someone give their cares and worries to God?<p>What are some of the things that are weighing down on you? Why?

Identity

<i>See how very much our Father loves us, for he calls us his children, and that is what we are!</i><br>1 John 3:1

Precious

Next Time

First Samuel 17 tells the story of David and Goliath. In chapter 18 we see the various reactions to David's accomplishments. Jonathan renews his vows …