3 Mirrors: How can I approach God?

“Mirror, mirror, on the wall — who’s the fairest of them all?” In the classic Disney film Snow White, the Evil Queen continually gazes into her magic mirror to be assured that she is the most beautiful woman in her realm. We know the story goes on to tell she is aghast that the reply to her question is no

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VIDEO: Jessie’s back!

  Back from sabbatical, Sunodía founder and prayer counselor Jessie Mejias talks future plans and reads a passage from her latest book Prayer Counseling: Ministry to the Heart in this 5 minute video. Here’s part of the reading, from the epilogue:  Prayer counseling provides safety and spirit-led discovery for this journey of healing, growth, and maturity. Our goal is to

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Healing 2.0: A word about God’s upgrades

We all know the first version of any new technology — an app, or an operating system — is subject to future upgrades. We aren’t surprised when the developer releases the 1.1 version, or even jumps directly to 2.0. We might look forward to these versions that provide new benefits and uses to us, so we routinely accept upgrades when

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His Sheep Hear His Voice

My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. — John 10:27 Isn’t that a powerful statement? In a very short sentence, Jesus communicates so much: He communicates ownership. He redeemed us—gave His life for us, so we are His possession—His sheep. He says that His sheep listen to Him—to His voice. Thus, we can assume

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The Hidden Harm of Inner Vows

All you need to say is simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.  Matthew 5:37 (NIV) “I’ll never be like dad!”  (Or “I’ll never be like my mom!”) Haven’t we all said something like that at some point in our lives? I may not have ever consciously said that I never wanted to be like my

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Rise Up, Body of Christ!

I am deeply saddened by man’s inhumanity to man, first in the brutality that is continually being perpetrated against men (primarily) of color, and second, in the senseless violence that has followed. The events of the past weeks have piled on more trauma on a country that has already been left reeling from months of quarantine, fear and death. Despite

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