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Uncategorized Christian blog posts from Kristi Woods. They’ll find their way to a faith category to help you grow your faith soon! (Let’s hope.)

Why You Can’t Take a Lunchbox to Heaven

Why You Can’t Take a Lunchbox to Heaven

“You have my lunchbox.” “Nooo,” the young, freckle-faced one said. “It’s not your lunchbox. It’s first come, first served. I got here first.” His hands clutched the lunchbox, the whites of his knuckles evident. “No. Dad told me I could have that lunchbox,” the tall one responded in an “I’m-trying-really-hard-to-control-myself” voice. His eyes widened. Tension…

You’re Already Amazing LifeGrowth Guide by Holley Gerth {Book Review}

You’re Already Amazing LifeGrowth Guide by Holley Gerth {Book Review}

Are you searching for a study? Maybe you or a group of “yous” are looking to grasp your God-given identity. If so,┬áhere’s a consideration. You’re Already Amazing, LifeGrowth Guide by Holley Gerth lovingly infiltrates the corner of a participant’s mind with questions, considerations, and exercises in each of its 6 sessions. The study focuses on “embracing who…

But What If I Know What’s Best for their Life, Lord?

But What If I Know What’s Best for their Life, Lord?

The music was nice, not so nice, however, that early in the morning. Well before the crack of dawn the melodious notes pried open eyelids. Time to get up! the song screeched in my ear.  “Up” I went, dropping my daughter at her early morning volleyball practice. The boys were up as well, but were spared thirty more…

Yes, You Can Bloom

I wonder if Sarah ever thought she was too old to stand solidly within the center of God’s will? Of course she did. That’s what it boiled down to, wasn’t it? An age issue. Oh, Sarah. I can relate. God told Abraham, You will have a baby. Sarah overheard and retorted to Abraham, “Who me?…

You are Chosen

They were blue and white, and I loved them. It was not just love, it was luuuvvvvvvv. Their narrow vertical stripes alternated. Navy blue. Stark white. Navy blue. Stark white. Like a dusty, old record that skips, the blue and white repeated the pattern over and over, encasing each pant leg. The stripes were smaller,…

Are Your Words Worship?

Are Your Words Worship?

    “That’s okay. You didn’t need them anyway,” my brother voiced.    His words were sweetness to my rejected 9th grade ears. They shed a ray of sunshine to this gal’s heavy, rejected, you-didn’t-make-the-team heart. They brought hope, that maybe, just maybe, there was life after rejection.   Negativity swirled in my brain the…