Author Ava Pennington
Author Ava Pennington
Psalms: A Book of the Heart

Psalms: A Book of the Heart

Psalms: A Book of the Heart   I have more questions than answers these days. The world is making less sense to me as the days pass. People are more divided and angrier than ever before. Common sense seems to have been abandoned. Civil discourse has disappeared....

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Looking for direction?

Looking for direction?

Looking for Direction?   Life in a sin-sick, broken world has always been uncertain. But lately? Lately, we’ve been experiencing uncertainty on steroids! So in the midst of such uncertainty, how do we find our way? We seek God’s direction, but recognizing the...

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Waiting in the Shadow of Tragedy

Waiting in the Shadow of Tragedy

Waiting in the Shadow of Tragedy   Confession time: I don’t wait well. I’m impatient for good times to arrive. And I chafe under the burden of suffering while waiting for it to end. I’m guessing I have lots of company. Waiting is difficult. It’s hard enough when...

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Worn Out or Persevering?

Worn Out or Persevering?

Worn Out or Persevering?   Are you worn out? I am. I’m worn out after a nonstop flood of bad news. A pandemic that won’t leave. The death of people I love. Natural disasters such as the Cat 4 hurricane that hit New Orleans on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane...

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What Have You Done For Me Lately?

What Have You Done For Me Lately?

What Have You Done For Me Lately?   I can be such a hypocrite. Have you ever been on the receiving end of a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately attitude from someone you know? Annoying, isn’t it? But if I’m honest, there have been times when I’ve responded in a...

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Declutter More than Your Closet!

Declutter More than Your Closet!

Declutter More Than Your Closet!   I recently received an alert on my cell phone. Seems I had too many temp files consuming valuable space. The fix was simple: click on each app, select “storage and cache,” then select “clear cache.” Voila! Unnecessary files...

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Summer Memories: Love’s Journey

Summer Memories: Love’s Journey

Summer Memories: Love’s Journey   This week marked a sad anniversary for me, but also reminds me of precious memories. Allow me to share a tale of three summers celebrating love’s journey . . .   The Beginning of Summer Love I pretended to straighten the Frisbee...

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Misplaced Passion

Misplaced Passion

Misplaced Passion   Passion. Just how important is it? Because you see, passion can be a good thing . . . until it’s not. For this discussion, let’s set aside passion referring to physical attraction to another person. Instead, let’s talk about passion as it...

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Trusting God When It Seems Impossible

Trusting God When It Seems Impossible

Trusting God When It Seems Impossible   Earlier this month I recorded a guest appearance for a podcast that aired today. And on the day it aired, a friend happened to call me with a question regarding the same Bible passage the podcast focused on. Hmmm . . . the...

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Chosen Reflections: I See You

Chosen Reflections: I See You

Chosen Reflections: I See You   I was long overdue for new eyeglasses and finally scheduled an eye exam. Funny how what I thought was good vision became less so when measured against a perfect standard. I quickly learned I didn’t see as clearly as I had thought....

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Psalms: A Book of the Heart

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