I shared this prayer as part of my Christmas messages this week and many have asked for it. A Prayer for Confession I have not loved you with my whole heart, and mind, and strength.  I have not loved my neighbors as myself.  I Have not forgiven others, as I have been forgiven. Have Mercy …

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Dear Friends and readers of Just Between Us Magazine, Just in case you don’t know what Just Between Us is, it’s a magazine and ministry to encourage and equip women for a life of faith.  All women!  We reach close to 1 million women a year through the print magazine, our robust website and the …

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HI Friends, I needed to take a sick day.  The video will be up on Wednesday. See you then!

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In the video series The Bible More Than You Expected I have mentioned confession several times. God wants us to confess not because He needs to hear it but because we need to say it. I find when I don’t confess it’s as if there is something between us that makes conversation and connection – …

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Hi Friends, If you are looking for the first lesson from The Bible – More Than You Expected, hang on. We are working out some technical difficulties and will post it as soon as we can. See you soon, Elizabeth  

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My friend Connie asked me to write a few thoughts on bitterness and forgiveness and how they relate to finding our people and our place as part of her 31 days series on belonging.  As I pondered her request I was reminded of the statement made at the beginning of my pastoral counseling class on …

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We have lived in Houston twice in our married life and have many lifelong friends in the middle of the mess called Harvey. One friend who lives here in Wisconsin where I live now wrote and told me she wants to pray but can’t even figure out what to pray in a situation of this …

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Today is my son’s birthday.  Before I even had a chance to get my coffee he texted asking me what time he was born – as I tried to remember I was suddenly back at University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.  I haven’t thought about the experience in years. We moved to Cleveland from Raleigh, N.C. …

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“This was the BEST conference ever!” as proclaimed by Carol Kent (every year running) but this year, I think she was right! Here are my top ten reasons why: FRESH – There was a youth movement at Speak Up this year! A new generation passionate about God’s word and sharing it with others AND an …

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