Archives for June 2015

Feathers #016 Flying Lessons with Amy J. Bennett [Podcast]

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In this episode, I take a look back at our first 15 episodes and see what “flying lessons” we can gather about living a life of faith. I would love to hear in the comments what nuggets you have taken from Feathers on our journey so far.

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  • Six flying lessons:
    • Commit Your Ways to the Lord
    • Don’t Get Discouraged if it Doesn’t Make Sense
    • You’ll Experience Fear, but Be Courageous
    • You’ll Only Get the Next Step, but Take It
    • Success Is Only Measured by Obedience
    • God is Faithful

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Scripture

You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. 1 John 4:4

Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3

Trust in the Lord with all your heard and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight Proverbs 3:6 

In their hearts humans plan their course,
but the Lord establishes their steps. Proverbs 16:9

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged,
for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9

At the Lord’s command the Israelites set out, and at his command they encamped. As long as the cloud stayed over the tabernacle, they remained in camp. When the cloud remained over the tabernacle a long time, the Israelites obeyed the Lord’s order and did not set out. Sometimes the cloud was over the tabernacle only a few days; at the Lord’s command they would encamp, and then at his command they would set out. Sometimes the cloud stayed only from evening till morning, and when it lifted in the morning, they set out. Whether by day or by night, whenever the cloud lifted, they set out. Whether the cloud stayed over the tabernacle for two days or a month or a year, the Israelites would remain in camp and not set out; but when it lifted, they would set out. Numbers 9:18-22

If we are faithless,
he remains faithful,
for he cannot disown himself. 2 Timothy 2:13

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Feathers #015 with Melanie Dorsey [Podcast]

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In this episode, I chat with Melanie Dorsey.

Melanie is a graduate of Lee University and holds a B.A. degree in both Communications and Modern Foreign Languages and a minor in Bible. She is also a certified teacher. A featured soloist for many years, she considers it a joy to minister in song. More recently Melanie has discovered a new joy. Art! Just two years ago, on a whim, she picked up a paint brush and opened an Etsy Shop in which she sells acrylic and watercolor paintings. Who knew?!
Melanie is married to Dannie Dorsey and they live in Florida with their son, Avery – a student at the University of South Florida. Their daughter Audra is married to Sam and they live in NM. Their third child, Andrew, resides in Heaven now and they anxiously await their glorious reunion!

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Melanie Dorsey shares how she first began painting in 2013 on a whim to stage a piece of furniture that she had given a makeover. She listed the piece for sale and knew staging would push the sale. It did but also had several inquiries over her simple bird painting.

Thus began her “career” in art!  She painted; she prayed. As she prayed and listened, the Lord began speaking here and there to her heart about something new He was leading her to and through.

What few people know is that her son, Andrew, was (IS) the artist in her family. Many of the supplies she began with were from his stash. Often tears flowed as she picked up a marker, a can of paint, a colored pencil or a waterproof pen – they were little reminders of her son and hints of a new promise from God.

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Scripture

You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world. 1 John 4:4

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Feathers #014 with Wendy Hogan [Podcast] + GIVEAWAY

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In this episode, I chat with Wendy Hogan.

Wendy Hogan is a nurse, homeschooling mom and Noonday Ambassador. She, her husband and her 3 boys reside in Mobile, Alabama.  Their lives are full of legos, laughter, endless jokes, sports, & a whole lotta love.

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Wendy and I open up our conversation chatting about being moms to boys. Wendy then shares how God moved her from a life of disobedience and wakened her to the work he is doing locally and around the world through Noonday Collection.

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Here’s the featherweight cuff for the giveaway!

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Scripture

Blessed are the poor in spirit,
    for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3

See, I am doing a new thing!
    Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
I am making a way in the wilderness
    and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:19

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