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Merry Christmas SUMite Family, My heart is deeply moved for all of you. I realize that this time of year and Christmas day, especially can create in us dreams and expectations about how we want the holiday to unfold. I... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Submission vs. Obedience Introduction In Part 1 of Submission vs. Obedience, I told my story of obeying the Lord’s new direction for my life, and the opposition I faced from my husband in doing so. Today, let’s get right down... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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You Have Everything His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness.— 2 Peter 1:3 (NIV) My child, have you finally grown weary? Is the cloak of frustration that covers your soul,... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Lynn Donovan
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Thank you, Martha, for your powerful post about submission vs obedience on Friday. I believe she is working on a follow up and I will post it when she sends it along. Today, I want to continue with what the... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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SUM Nation, Several weeks ago I read such a great response in the Facebook Group by Martha Bush, specific to Submission and obedience. I asked her to share her perspective with all of us today since we are camped in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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SUM Family: Today I was going to start writing about 1 Peter 3 but I’m overwhelmed by the miracle stories that were posted in the comments on Friday. I want to share one of them. I know many of you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Recently while I was worshiping in an extended time of singing, I became aware of myself standing with my arms held out in front of me. I could sense that a royal robe of weightiness, ornate and beautiful, being gently placed upon my shoulders. I also could perceive a scepter... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at Lynn Donovan
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SUM Nation, OF THE MOST AMAZING BELIEVERS ON EARTH, you are the richest of believers! I want you to know that I was overwhelmed by the reply to Monday’s post. Names came in through the comments, email, and Facebook. I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Hi SUMites, On Friday I put away the Thanksgiving decorations for the season, put up the tree and the nativity on the table where my Tablecloth of Thanks sat for most of November. Mike didn’t write on it this year.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Last week during my prayer time, the following words tumbled quickly from my pen. Immediately I sensed the LORD speaking these words for our community. Be encouraged! Our God sees EVERYTHING.... And He credits you! Hugs, Lynn ***** I credit... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Becky and Her Two Children Promises by: SUMite Becky Walker I wanted to write about the Lord’s promises and explain what the Lord recently revealed to me. I encountered opposition about claiming the Lord’s promises for my husband. My husband... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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The predawn light slips through the window as I sleepily rub my eyes and wait for the coffee to trickle into the pot. The aroma awakens a gentle smile. I swirl in the creamer then shuffle to my prayer room.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Picture this scene: It’s Thanksgiving Day. The table has been set with Grandma’s fine China. The turkey has been carved. The family members pose just before the blessing is said for a Norman Rockwell portrait. The blessing is prayed. The... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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per·se·cu·tion hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs. I have been contemplating persecution. The “Western Church” is in the throes of change as persecutions of long-held truths are eviscerated in the Colosseum of public opinion.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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As we are nearing the season where we spend time with the in-laws, I thought it appropriate to share this post from the archives. …nearly 60 percent of all marriages suffer from tension with mothers-in-law, normally between the daughter-in-law and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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I was on a walk-n-pray and God came up with this idea. Really! Every holiday season, as a Bible study leader, I would give a small gift to each of the ladies in my group at Christmas. I would give... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Today, I want to answer more questions that were asked through our survey: Laurie F. asked: Q: I would love to know how adult children who grew up in mis-matched homes feel about all of the things we deal with.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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Today I want to answer another question that came from the SUM survey. Laurie F. asked: Q: I would love to know how adult children who grew up in mis-matched homes feel about all of the things we deal with.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
Typepad HTML Email Thank you Susan. Your words are a true gift. Bless you my friend and I pray that your heart is filled with His hope, love and peace this hour. In Jesus name. AMEN
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Susan, bless you my friend. Thank you and I pray over your life to experience His joy and love in power. Hugging you tight. Lynn
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Girl, I'm hopeful. I am so very thankful that God is allowing me to pour back into the city where I live and serve. GOD IS GOOD!!! Praying over you and your work, hands and healing ministry. BIG hugs. Lynn
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SUMites, did you read some of the comments from last Monday’s post about friendships? Man, o man…. Good stuff. And you know what I loved most about the thread of conversations? The LOVE. The love, compassion and caring in those... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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The greatest of these is love…. 1 Corinthians 13:13 I’m discovering something new about love. Which is weird because my life’s pursuit is love. ….love of the Father. ….my husband, children and family. ….love of God’s people. But in the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage
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I'm excited to share that I am the new Devotions Writer at The Valley News. The Valley Newspaper is a local paper serving the Temecula/Murrieta valley and beyond. It has been in circulation longer than I have lived in the area. Twenty plus years. It is with deep gratitude and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2017 at Lynn Donovan
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Hi SUM Nation, I'm traveling this week. I have bunch of sticks in the fire and am scrambling but it's all good. Our God is a good Father. I know that our "Church Without Walls" is filled with Godly and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2017 at Spiritually Unequal Marriage