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  • A History of Love Speaks Daily

    When God led me to start Love Speaks Daily in 2009, I was in a dark place. I was recovering from church hurt, relationship hurt, financial hurt and all sorts of hurt.  When I took my hurt to God, I was led to 1 John 4:16 and the words, “God is love. Whoever lives in…

  • e36 Mis/Hearing God’s Voice

    e36 Mis/Hearing God’s Voice

    “You don’t have to find God’s will. You just need to want God’s will.” -Joyce Meyer Ponder the Text: And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. -Romans 8:28, KJV Prompt for Thought: If God had placed a…

  • e35 God Lives in the Details

    e35 God Lives in the Details

    “Praying is admitting you don’t got this, but you know God does.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich Ponder the Text: For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.” -Isaiah 41:13 Prompt for Thought: Where do you need God’s…

  • e34 Love Not Religion

    e34 Love Not Religion

    “When Jesus said “love your neighbor,” He knew your neighbor would act, look, believe, and love differently than you. It’s kind of the whole point.” -Toby Mac Ponder the Text: Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes…

  • e33 The Never-Ending Task List

    e33 The Never-Ending Task List

    “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” -Anne Lamott Ponder the Text: In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— for he grants sleep to those he loves. -Psalms 127:2 Prompt for Thought: Would the world stop if you stopped? Prayer…

  • e32 What the Coffee!

    e32 What the Coffee!

    “Needing help doesn’t have a look, but asking for it always looks beautiful.” ―Brittany Burgunder Ponder the Text: And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith. -Matthew 21:22 ESV Prompt for Thought: Where do you need to surrender to God? Prayer for the Journey: God, please help us when we…

  • e31 Faithful Not Fearless

    e31 Faithful Not Fearless

    Just because you feel fear doesn’t mean you can’t do it. Do it afraid. — Joyce Meyer Ponder the Text: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. -Lamentations 3:22-23, NIV Prompt for Thought: How is God asking you…

  • e30 Something about Advent: God’s Love

    e30 Something about Advent: God’s Love

    God’s love is like an ocean. You can see its beginning but not its end. —Rick Warren Ponder the Text: And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them. -1 John 4:16, NIV Prompt for Thought: How…

  • e29 Something about Advent: Pure Joy

    e29 Something about Advent: Pure Joy

    “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ― Howard Thurman Ponder the Text: Shout aloud and sing for joy, people of Zion, for great is the Holy One of Israel among you. -Isaiah 12:6, NIV…

  • e28 Something about Advent: Peace That’s Attainable

    e28 Something about Advent: Peace That’s Attainable

    “Peace begins with a smile.” —Mother Teresa Ponder the Text: If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. -Romans 12:18 Prompt for Thought: What has caused you to run away from peace? What can you do to run back towards peace? Prayer for the Journey: God, the world is anything…

  • e27 Something about Advent: Hope 65 Years in the Making

    e27 Something about Advent: Hope 65 Years in the Making

    “Hope is patience with the lamp lit.” -Tertullian Ponder the Text: For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. -Jeremiah 29:11 Prompt for Thought: What is the one thing you have given up hope on that…

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