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Are We Blessed When Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat During The Consuming Fire?

Consuming Fire to Purify Us

It takes intense heat to purify gold and silver. When the precious metals are heated, the impurities rise to the top of the molten metal and is skimmed off and thrown away.

Similarly, it often takes the heat of trials for the Christian to be purified. Through trials, God shows us what is in us and clears out anything that gets in the way of complete trust in Him.

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Rejection, Fear, Anxiety, Uncertainty or Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Rejection or Fear, Anxiety, Uncertain

 When my mother told my father that she was pregnant with their third child, Monica Dale Staples, he told her that she just had a bad cold. I did come into the world with bronchial problems and I have had them all my life.

Was my father rejecting me, Monica Dale Staples, even before I was born? Did fear, anxiety, and uncertainty play more a part in this script then rejection?

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First Love, Seeking The Lord’s Heartbeat

Do you remember your First Love?


My very first crush was in elementary school. He was it. I thought he was the most divine human being on this earth. But what did I know in elementary since he did not even know my name much less that I was even on this planet.

My first true love came when I was nine. I accepted Christ as my personal Savior. During this time, several tragic events happened in my life.

Through these events, I began to search what is “Love” and who is “Love”. At this time, church had become a part of my mother’s and my life as we searched for the Lord’s heartbeat.

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