Author Archives: anneresler

Hidden Destroyers

It all happened so fast, relatively unexpected and it seemed to go so smoothly until it didn’t. The first night in our “new house” my husband couldn’t sleep. It had been an extremely stressful day with some unexpected twists and … Continue reading

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The Accident

The doctor came to check on Grant as he made his post-op rounds. “Wiggle your fingers. Wiggle your toes. Move this. Move that.” The doctor was carefully checking his feeling and movements. He was 2 days out from his first … Continue reading

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Lavish Love

The uproar of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead proved to be the last straw. Those wanting to kill Jesus rallied with fierce determination. The religious leaders were in Jerusalem a few miles away plotting his downfall. Jesus was reclining … Continue reading

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The Invitation

This blog was originally published on the Fellowship Women’s Blog site, http://womeninministry.tumblr.com.  I wanted to repost it here. Sitting in my counseling office, years of life written on her face. Weary. Broken. Torn. The light gone from her eyes, dark, desperate, … Continue reading

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Blurred Lines

My sleep was so restless last night. Tossing and turning and even in my dreams, I felt the inner turmoil that was gripping me. How can this be happening? How can people do this? A sense of justice and vindication … Continue reading

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ROADBLOCK!

For months, I was seeking the Lord, spending time with Him, praying, doing everything I knew to do only to find myself continually hitting a roadblock.   I felt like in every attempt to connect with Him, I was hitting a … Continue reading

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Freedom….. is it REALLY FREEDOM?

I wrote this post about 4 years ago before the last presidential election as I was preparing for a women’s prayer time that I was leading. God began to speak these truths deeply to my heart. He brought it back … Continue reading

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