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Sherry Chamblee

15+ Ways Our Gracious God Safeguards Our Hearts

March 3, 2021 |
Our Gracious God

I sat in church last Sunday as a preacher brought us a message. He touched very briefly on James 1:5, almost a throwaway line and not the main idea, but it struck me particularly hard that day.

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

James 1:5

As a mom, I tended to be a bit of a lecturer. I wanted my kids to understand what’s happening and come away with clear knowledge of what they’ve done wrong and how to fix it. But I’ve also been on the receiving end when someone continues to lecture even after I’ve come to them to apologize. It’s not fun, it doesn’t feel like they’ve forgiven me. It feels like they’re piling on.

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Dreams Don’t Always Go As Planned… Dream Anyway

In writing, and in real life, reality doesn't always line up with our dreams. Candid Gal Sherry Chamblee offers encouragement for how to respond when reality takes over and changes your dreams.…

January 6, 2021
The Spirit of Fear

3 Signs of a Spirit of Fear

Fear can keep us safe and remind us to revere God. But a spirit of fear is an unhealthy taskmaster. How do you know if your fears have crossed the line? Sherry shares 3 signs of a spirit of fear in this post. …

November 4, 2020
Praying for Others

Prayer Priorities

The Bible tells us to live for others, to put their needs ahead of ours. But how does this apply to your prayer life? Candid Gal Sherry Chamblee shares what she's learning from a recent sermon. …

September 23, 2020
Ice Coffee

Coffee, Jesus, & Me

I like my coffee frozen, then melted just enough to turn into a slushy. Now that I’ve moved to one of the hottest cities in America and summer months are in full force, this is more about survival than a fun treat. So I…

July 6, 2020
5 Things I learned when life was hard

5 Things I Learned When Life Was Hard

Life is hard. But even when life is hard, God is still there. In this post, Sherry shares five things God taught her when life was hard.…

May 27, 2020
No matter where we go, we are not alone.

God Is Good & We Are Not Alone

Even when God sentenced the Israelite's to wander the desert, He didn't abandon them. They were not alone. And when our lives are turned upside down, we aren't either.…

March 25, 2020
God use me

Can God Use Me Like Peter or Paul?

I’ve seen more of a trend in the last few years in Christianity – people talk about God usually picking from people who’ve lived in terrible sin. They say things like don’t worry about feeling unqualified to be used by God because He “usually…

January 6, 2020
What we leave behind us when we go...

What We Leave Behind Us When We Go…

Wherever we go in life, we are constantly leaving part of ourselves behind. Sherry Chamblee is reflecting on what we leave behind in this post...…

November 18, 2019
Do dreams come true

What Do You Think, Do Dreams Come True?

We all have dreams. We all have these expectations of where we’re headed, what things will be like when we get there, and how God might use us along that journey. I know lots of times those dreams and expectations don’t wind up looking…

July 29, 2019
When your life is blessed and stressed

When Your Life Is Blessed & Stressed

There’s been a bit more conflict than normal at our house lately. My kids usually get along pretty well. We don’t generally have door-slamming, and no big fights where we’re screaming harsh words at each other or throwing fists. I’m glad we don’t have…

March 25, 2019
Life Changes

New Glasses, Life Changes, & Jesus

It’s been about 10 years since I had a new pair of glasses. With my prescription, that’s quite a long time to be wearing the same pair. My old glasses were falling apart. The lenses were scratched, cloudy, the frames had been bent, and…

November 12, 2018
This is my bird song...

What Happens When We Stop Trying To Rise Above

I live in a big metropolitan area in southern California, but I love nature, and always try to be out in it when I can be. Sometimes in the early morning, or late at night, everything else is quiet enough that I can hear…

September 10, 2018
Becoming a Godly Follower

God Designed Me To Be A Follower – What About You?

Being a mom means I’m often one of the leaders in the household. It means I have many decisions to make each day, and many little crises to solve. For some people, I think that’s energizing. For me it’s exhausting. Sometimes I can’t even…

July 16, 2018
The armor we wear...

3 Important Things I’ve Learned About The Armor of God

Sometimes in my life I’ve felt so loaded down with burdens, so obligated to other people and other agendas that I don’t know how I can bear up under it. I stumble along, until finally I realize I’m carrying other people’s expectations on my…

May 7, 2018
A Testimony of Faith

A Testimony of Faith

The Bible talks about us inheriting a faith from Abraham. That we are of his “lineage”, not by blood, but because of faith. Romans 4:13 says, “For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to…

March 15, 2018
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