I Am Devotional 100 Devotions About the Names of God

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Book DescriptionThe God Who Saves. The God Who Provides. The Holy One. The names of God tell us who He is and how He loves us—explore the glory and the goodness of God in I Am Devotional.

Children will learn to trust God in everything as they learn about the names and character of God in the I Am Devotional. Through 100 devotions, children will see how God’s names reflect His love, strength, trustworthiness, etc., and what that means as they develop a strong faith.

Name of God: I AM

Meaning: God is to be worshiped

Application: Worship God by how you live!

Diane Stortz has a proven history of connecting well with both children and parents in her writing. With sales of 500,000 inspirational books for children, Diane is a trusted name for Christian families. The art of Diane Le Feyer has captivated readers of I Am and will continu…

The Pastor's Wife with the Purple Hair!!! THAT"S ME!

Yep, that's me!  Purple looks good on me!   But keep reading... this one might touch ya!  

So, for a year I was afraid to put some purple in my hair.   I was afraid it would fade and look terrible.  I was afraid of being judged and looked at differently.  I questioned my motives as I want to be in the world but not of the world as a Christian mom and wife.  Would some think I overstepped?   Would people leave our church?  Would people not want to come to the church?   Would people consider me a sinner?  Is God okay with this?  Those are just a few of the many questions that popped into my brain.   
You know those lies that tear you apart from staying aligned to Daddy God.   You know, remembering to keep your identity aligned to Christ!  Not allowing lies to become my thinking!  I had a lot of stinking thinking when it came to this decision.  Even after talking with my husband who had no reservations to throw my way.  He told me to go for it yet it took me months to finally do it.  


Mini Getaway to Celebrate 11 year

Happy 11 years!  

I love that guy!   That guy right there knows me, knows me better than myself sometimes.   He orders food at restaurants that he knows I will like in case what I order I dislike.  He is the best listener... even better than I am- sometimes he says he is the female in this relationship because he talks more than the average male.  :)  We have fun together all the time.  Most importantly I am thankful for God to bring me this man and pick him for my spouse because he leads me.   He loves me and encourages me in everything I do but most importantly he prays for me and with me.  
We technically should have done this mini two-night getaway last month to celebrate 11 years of marriage but better late than never.   Next year we are saving money and taking a plane somewhere! 

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