Flowing Faith

February 20, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Unsuspected Enemies of Growing in Faith

Do you want to grow in your faith? I think that is what we all want. But we might not want what it takes to make it happen. We’d like to get the benefits of a mature faith but we’re … Continue reading

February 13, 2018
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Fasting and Feasting

The first day of Lent and Valentine’s Day do not collide that often. It creates an interesting situation this year. Valentine’s Day is full of chocolate and feasting. Ash Wednesday invites us to repentance and fasting. How can we combine … Continue reading

November 10, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Let God Do the Talking

I realized it’s been years since I’ve written anything on silence or solitude in my blog. How about you? Are you a fan of silence? Is silence something we are not too eager to be reminded of? We even might … Continue reading

August 29, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Spiritual Growth – Deeper into God’s Grace

Here are some observations on the Apostle Paul’s spiritual growth. It was not something flashy or quick; it took a lifetime. And the end result was not something the world thinks was necessarily that great. Paul started to talk less about … Continue reading

June 20, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Grow into Maturity

I’ve always loved The Parable of the Sower. The Holy Spirit seems to be speaking through it so powerfully. At least, that’s my experience. It opens our eyes to see what hinders our spiritual growth and what helps us to … Continue reading

February 6, 2017
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Prayers for Spiritual Growth

Becoming stuck or stale is not something anybody strives for. Especially, we desire liveliness in our spiritual matters. That’s why we need prayers for spiritual growth. It does not happen without the Holy Spirit. Otherwise our faith will become dead … Continue reading

December 7, 2016
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Find Your Sweet Spot in Jesus

Do you know how to find your sweet spot in Jesus? You know, this is crucial for spiritual well-being. Only when we abide in Jesus, we are growing in grace and freedom. Religion does not make us happy but knowing … Continue reading

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June 29, 2016
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Towards Spiritual Maturity

Would you like to become spiritually mature? I bet you do. I have very good news and very bad news. Let’s tackle the bad first. There are no shortcuts available. There’s no magic pill to take away the spiritual fat. … Continue reading

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June 13, 2016
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Making Room for God

  Are you so busy that you don’t have time to to fit God in your life? We tend to get so crazy-buzy sometimes that it feels that we barely have time to breath. It might feel an added burden … Continue reading

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February 10, 2016
by Mari-Anna Stålnacke @flowingfaith
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Ash Wednesday Thoughts

It’s Ash Wednesday, folks! How do you feel about it? What do you think about Lent? Is it Biblical? Just this morning I was reading the ninth chapter of the gospel according to Matthew and just loved how Jesus said … Continue reading

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