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Moving Truth from the Head to the Heart

B is for Bird

The Kingdom of Heaven is like… My A to Z version of Jesus’ physical portraits of the Kingdom of Heaven I love birds. I have five bird feeders placed strategically … Continue reading

10.02.12 · 1 Comment

What is Your Purpose in Life?

“What is your purpose in life?” our Sunday School teacher asked the class. My mind flitted about, hunting for the precise answer. I recently posted about the ultimate purpose for … Continue reading

04.23.12 · 1 Comment

The Secret to Handling Stress

Let Me control your mind. The mind is the most restless, unruly part of mankind. Sarah Young. Jesus Calling. (I’m telling you, I love this devotional! Every day, there is … Continue reading

04.21.12 · 1 Comment

How to Soothe That Inner Turmoil

Some days I am just tense. On edge. Restless. Wound up. I have in my head a list of things to do and want to remember them all and stay … Continue reading

03.28.12 · 1 Comment

Why it’s Best to Give Up and Go With the Flow

  Do you ever feel like you’re swimming upstream against a strong current? That no matter how hard you swim, you can’t seem to make any progress; you seem to … Continue reading

03.19.12 · 1 Comment


The Bible tells us that we are containers, objects made to hold something: But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing greatness of the power will … Continue reading

03.09.12 · 1 Comment

Hi, I’m Deanne!

Biblical counselor, budding author, and domestic engineer. I enjoy reading, studying, thinking, and writing about it all. I crave simplicity, laughter, and a cup of hot tea in the morning. Metaphor and allegory is my thing, and I enjoy using it to help myself and others understand spiritual concepts.

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