Breaking the Habit of Unbelief

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Breaking the Habit of Unbelief Why am I awake at 3 am writing about the habit of unbelief? Well, we could be superstitious and assume I just wasn’t sleeping well. But I was sleeping well. And this is usually how it works, at least for me. You are welcome to doubt this. And I suspect…

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Stop It: A Brand New Mind

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So you want to stop it?  You want to experience everything promised to you, create a new mind and experience the fullness of faith? Yes, it is possible.  Not because I said so, but because Jesus said so.  So steeped in the belief that this would work, and that it was a worthy cause, He…

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Increasing Faith Outside the Comfort Zone

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Increasing Faith Outside the Comfort Zone Tis the season to reflect and take stock of my belief, or perhaps my unbelief.  Frankly, I am most stunned by all the years I have basked in the comfort zone of unbelief.  Maybe this is shocking, I mean, I believe in the Virgin Birth and Death and resurrection…

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Justifying Jesus: Memory & Belief 

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Justifying Jesus: Memory & Belief Justifying Jesus is by far the greatest hindrance I have experienced in my faith walk.  I cannot type fast enough. My cheeks are aching, from smiling, all night. No, I haven’t slept, and I do not care.  Y’all, I just laughed out loud.   I do not doubt, in this life…

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What Does Jesus Want for Christmas?

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What Does Jesus Want for Christmas? I wonder, what does Jesus want for Christmas?  And so I asked.  I said it out loud.  “Hey, Friend, it is me… Jami with no E.  Jesus, what do you want for Christmas?” And yes, I know, this sounds childish.  But, in real life, I want to be child-like…

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The Hardest Part: Believing Big

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Lately, I have been believing big. Like, really big.  The hardest part of believing big is the enemy. He is literally the worst.   I have had a lot of time alone.  In the last two weeks, I have been deep in what I and many of my writer friends call, the writer’s hidey-hole.  And it…

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Part-Time Jesus: Half-Hearted Belief

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Part-Time Jesus: Half-Hearted Belief I have come to recognize a part-time Jesus or half-hearted belief system ruling the days of my life. In all fairness, I am a busy girl.  But I am not here to make excuses. Here, at the moment, is a lonely little hotel suite deep in the heart of downtown Houston. …

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Powerful Things to Pray For

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Powerful Things to Pray For What are the most powerful things to pray for?   I am not a power-hungry person. Honestly, power-hungry people mystify me.  I have never really understood that desire. And you know the folks, the ones that are driven to dominate and control?  This is not a struggle of mine. Go…

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Drama Mama: Done, Doner, Donest


“I’m Done.” I didn’t want to start another post with drama and madness.  Alas, my life is madness. And, honestly, this is probably not news to you.  But, if it is, welcome. I am writing this from a Ramada Inn in Waco, Texas.  And I am on my way to West Texas for our Marine Baby’s…

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