KARLA LEES

SHARING HOPE TO THE HURTING, THE BROKEN & THE LONELY.

I am very blessed in community. I know several people who feel like they are all alone in their circumstances or situations, and the reality is: often it’s due to your choices. We don’t always reach out to show our need nor vulnerability when we can, so we essentially build a wall to block out …

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Until you commit to the goal of connection, all the relational tools in the world are not going to help you. It’s only when you decide to take responsibility to pursue connection that you will discover just why you need these tools. It’s only when you commit to moving toward someone that you will seek …

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So many times, on our hesitation to act, we can allow ourselves to become persuaded. If the counsel is prudent, we may avoid trouble ahead. If the counsel is not, we might be acquiring more than we bargained for. In the novel Persuasion, Anne Elliot has a whirlwind romance at the age of 19 with a …

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I don’t know about you, but I am much more comfortable with a person who is down to earth than one who thinks too highly about themselves. Oh sure, they may have cool skills, or have completed awesome tasks with accolades, but humility within a person is what truly makes them great. I love how …

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The Christmas story is filled with awkward. What else would you expect from a family tree which includes a prostitute, foreigners, broken relationships, wars, and a king or two… A story with key people whose dreams came true, but in ways they didn’t anticipate: Zechariah & Elizabeth having John in their later years.  Not arriving …

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I was very struck by God’s choice of Mary. Not because I don’t think she was a good choice, but because she wasn’t the obvious choice. Most of us, if we are honest, would have chosen a gal more like Elizabeth: wise in experience, settled, already married. Not a teenager still living at home. But …

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