For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.  Ephesians 2:10

You Don’t Have to Make Lemonade

You Don’t Have to Make Lemonade

How are we doing, really? And how is our sanity measured -- by how we stay connected, how much Vitamin D we’re getting, how many projects we’re finally getting to? Maybe we should pump the brakes. Not every expanse of time needs to be optimized. Not every waking...

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Our Blessed Hope

Our Blessed Hope

Photo Credit: www.freebibleimages.org Hello Altered Stories Family, As we have finished the season of Passover, and the celebration of our  Lord’s resurrection, I want to take a moment to consider what is coming next. When I first gave my life to the Lord, and I...

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A Glance at Passover

A Glance at Passover

Hello Altered Stories Ministry Family, During this time of being locked down, I wanted to take a few moments to talk about a time in my life that was so impacting, and what that means for right here, right now. A few years ago when I lived in Phoenix, Mike and I were...

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The Eternal Pandemic

The Eternal Pandemic

2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV) “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.”  Hello Altered Stories Ministry Family, As I write, the world seems to be blowing up around us with fears growing about the Covid19 virus, shortages in food...

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Yeshua, Jesus as the Lion

Yeshua, Jesus as the Lion

This month of March, we are going to look at what seems to be two competing natures of God, as he is both a Lion and a Lamb.  You see this idea is all through the scriptures, both the one to judge, and the one to be judged for the sins of the world. Both Old and New...

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God is Love

God is Love

Hello Altered Stories family. As this month is typically known as the month of love, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on this by asking a few questions. We normally think of love as love for family or perhaps a significant other. However, where does love start?...

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The Astonishing Human Capacity to Be Sorry

The Astonishing Human Capacity to Be Sorry

Photo Credits Steinar Engeland I work in a busy office as a receptionist - as Gatekeeper, I greet clients, answer phones, field questions, confirm meetings and deliver documents. All this is secondary, I feel, to my higher calling of whispering prayers, calming...

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Success in 2020! A Check List

Success in 2020! A Check List

As I gaze at the cascading fields of golden corn stubble on this quiet, misty farm morning, I think about how life is fluid.  You can remain in a space for a time...but you can’t grip the things you love and hold on to them forever.  They move. We move. Life changes...

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Sleeping with Bread

Sleeping with Bread

I like the hush and quiet of winter, but I’m not fond of the early descent of darkness. I struggle with depression. There. I said it. Depression is real. There’s no shame in having this diagnosis. Winter just happens to pack a little less light. Winter is my...

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