Author Archives: Kimberly Girard

“Worship Through Prayer” for She Reads Truth

Worship Through Prayer is a devotion I got to work on as part of the She Reads Truth In Spirit & in Truth: A Study of Biblical Worship reading plan.   Advertisements

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“Worship Through Obedience” for shereadstruth.com

Sometimes writing feels like an impossible puzzle to me. There are times the pieces come together, and there are times I push and push and can’t connect them all. This article was one of those puzzle battles, but the She … Continue reading

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Rebekah

I was honored to write a devotion for SheReadsTruth.com: https://shereadstruth.com/2019/06/18/rebekah-2/

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Can You Say “No” in Ministry?

This article is my attempt at tackling a question I’ve been wrestling with over the last few years. Many of you have walked with me in the wrestling. Thank you! I hope these words encourage you today.      

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You Can Rest Now

Thank you to The Gospel Coalition and Melissa Kruger for helping me think out loud about rest in this article https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/get-off-hamster-wheel-and-rest

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Forgiveness

~~~~~~ The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand. . . . The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore. –Psalm 121:5,8 ~~~~~~ My mind … Continue reading

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All This Beauty

A blanket of snow fell last night. If I get bogged down in the shoveling and the ensuing puddles and the required gear, I miss the beauty. So it is with life: I can wallow in the brown slush or choose … Continue reading

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Work

“Let the excellence of your work be your protest.” –Bill Lane I read this quotation tonight and immediately felt discouraged that my work this week has consisted primarily of caring for my children, felled by strep throat and high fevers. Discouraged I didn’t … Continue reading

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Nothing works today—

Nothing works today— The vacuum, The bus, The heat. Nothing is complete— The laundry, The lists, The house. When nothing works the way I want, When I cut it to the bone, It feels like you’re out to get me, … Continue reading

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Bountifully

Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you. –Psalm 116:7 We’ve lived in Pittsburgh for almost three months now. We moved into a house built in 1929. It’s a beautiful home with countless … Continue reading

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