Flowing Faith

September 30, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Kingdom Living

Living out faith seems fun and easy when things go well. But what are we supposed to do when things don’t go so well? Still keep going strong? But how is it possible? The trick here is….we are not to … Continue reading

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September 27, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Authentic Living and True Worship

I think we all grave authentic living, being true to ourselves. We want to forget faking and hiding behind masks. But do we dare to do so? Do we dare to bare our souls to others? Are we finally ready … Continue reading

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September 25, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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The Comparison Trap

I’ve always thought that comparison is from the devil. So I smiled wide when I reached the chapter five of Kurt Bubna‘s new book  Epic Grace, Chronicles of Recovering Idiot . The chapter is titled “The Curse of Comparison”. My … Continue reading

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September 23, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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From Angst to Alleluia

Lately I’ve been thinking how our faith could be expressed in love. You know, even the Bible tells us that our faith should be activated through love. How can we do it? Because it’s not so easy. Life is messy … Continue reading

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September 20, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Spiritual Reading Glasses, Anyone?

Do you wear glasses regularly or do you need reading glasses? What a blessing it is to have a way to see clearly, isn’t it? Otherwise everything is a bit blurry. Hard to focus, hard to see. That’s exactly the … Continue reading

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September 18, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Grace in Action

Do you know how grace in action looks like? It’s when someone who feels unworthy gets a glimpse of God’s love through a random spiritual act of kindness. It’s when someone for the first time, or for the 100th time, … Continue reading

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September 16, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Our Father in Heaven

Jesus taught us to pray “Our father in heaven”. As Mary DeMuth points out there are no singular pronouns in the entire Lord’s prayer. Jesus did not say MY father, he said OUR father. We are all included in the … Continue reading

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September 13, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Perfect Is Boring

Sometimes I wonder why we try so hard to be perfect and blend in. Because perfect is boring. It would be very bland if we all looked alike. It would be very boring if there were not any variety. And … Continue reading

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September 11, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Sin versus Grace

Do you ever choose in the battle within what’s wrong even when you know what’s right? That’s way too familiar for all of us. Even Paul wrote: I want to do what is good, but I don’t. I don’t want … Continue reading

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September 9, 2013
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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How to Handle Hardships

What do you do when you are crushed? How do you react to devastating news? How do you cope in the midst of uncertainties?  Your answer defines your way of living. What we do when a catastrophe strikes makes us … Continue reading

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