Tell the Israelites to Move Forward

Dear Friends, It has been a while. In the middle there, I guess, we could say a lot has happened. I can only imagine what’s gone on in your world. To me it’s felt like being on both pause and fast forward at the same time, running in a dream. What about you? I have…

Countdown to Blast Off

Hi everyone, For those who’ve been wondering where I am. I just wanted to let you know. I’ll be back soon enough. All is well and there are great plans for 2019. We’re in maintenance checks mode here but the rocket is in place for take off. I’m taking the summer to take care of…

Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to all my U.S. friends! This is one festival I really wish we celebrated here in Oz. I hope you all have a beautiful time pausing and giving united thanks. Life has been full here this term, and sitting down to write has been an occasional activity rather than a regular one. I’m…

Sea change — Nora Edinger — Christian chick lit author

Photo by Johannes Plenio from Pexels In the middle of hurricanes and typhoons and earthquakes around the world this week, I came across this wonderful description, of the extremes of our unfathomable God, by author Nora Edinger. I hope you will be encouraged today to click via the link below to her blog and read the entire…

NO NEED  TO  WORRY   — Hope and Enlightenment

This is a re-blogged post from a blogger that I follow, Ozzie, over at  Hope and Enlightenment. I love his posts. I am always encouraged and blessed by them. When I read this post it really spoke to me. I hope you are encouraged and blessed by it also. Click on the link below to…

When God says, “No.” (Part 1)

A few years ago I began writing a novel. A children’s book. It was called The Light Rangers and it was about a family of children who were the last of the Light Rangers left in the universe. They were the remnant, their parents were lost and it was up to the children to save…

1 John 4:18

  1 John 4:18 says, There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. Be blessed, be encouraged today. You may like to read What To Do When We’re Anxious or God is Not Afraid…

God and Pornography

The following is an excerpt, from my upcoming book about God and Sex, taken from a chapter about pornography. I hope you are encouraged by the post and inspired to read the rest of the book, which is coming soon. Please comment below if you think it would encourage you or someone you know. It…

Psalm 34:18

You may be interested in why I write this blog. Read the post Keeping it Real, and then find more posts you like on the Home page in the archives or via the Tags menu. Be blessed, be encouraged today, Lots of Love, L. © Lauren Macdonald. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express…

Philippians 2:9-10

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