Flowing Faith

August 18, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Not to Speak Is to Speak

Since the hate-filled happenings in Charlotte, this Dietrich Bonhoeffer quote has been going through my mind. Over and over again. “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. … Continue reading

July 25, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Waiting on God Is Wise

Summer seems to be a time when everything stops. Nothing happens. Yes, we need that kind of time to relax and rejuvenate. But too much is too much, right? Little by little we become anxious to do something, anything really. … Continue reading

July 14, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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If You Crave Comfort, Crawl to Jesus

Sometimes, we all crave comfort. Or maybe I should say, most of the time, we all crave comfort. Most likely we don’t realize it but we do. Life is hard, the world seems harsh. Hence, we crave comfort. The advertisers … Continue reading

July 7, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Sundays for Worship and Play Only

I reserve Sundays for play and worship only. I try to avoid doing anything useful (like doing laundry or mowing the lawn). When you first start doing this, it might feel a bit annoying that you can’t deal with the … Continue reading

July 4, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Are You Ready to Give up Everything to Follow Jesus?

Do you love God more than anything? And do you surrender to Jesus daily? Your will, your strength, your heart, your mind, your body, your soul, your spirit, your everything? That is a tall order, isn’t it? Are you truly … Continue reading

June 23, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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How to Have a Love-filled Marriage

My oldest goddaughter is getting married today. Even though we have never lived in the same place and sometimes even thousands of kilometers have separated us, our connection has never wavered. I’ve been praying for her since before she was born … Continue reading

June 13, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Rely on God and His Grace

Today I am in awe of God once again. I just realized God does not rely on me. What a relief! He knows me and my abilities…and how much I am lacking. Instead, God relies on grace. And so should I … Continue reading

June 2, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Fear-free Future with God

Are you afraid of the future? You don’t have to be. Of course, it’s easier said than lived out but I truly believe it and try to live according to that belief too. Certainly, the future is scary if we … Continue reading

May 23, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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How Can We Go on?

The world news seems to be getting more horrific all the time. Suicide bombers, kidnappings, massacres, wars, murders, accidents. It all feels terrible, it’s easy to get discouraged. How can we go on like this, we ask. How can we … Continue reading

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