Random Thoughts

Sweet Mangoes…Sweet Connection

by Yvonne Chase

The last few weeks have been heavy so I thought I’d lighten it up a bit and share how God is working and good things are still happening in the middle of what looks like a Civil War. Sweet mangoes started a great conversation that led to a sweet connection. In this post, I shared […]

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Examine And Dwell In You Richly

by Yvonne Chase

Last week while reading my devotional, it talked about not only reading the word but letting the word examine you…letting the word read you. The text was Colossians 3:16 which says, “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, […]

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People Really Do Make My World Go Round

by Yvonne Chase

How are you holding up now that we’re on day 5,000 of sheltering in place? Last week was a rough week for me. I was pissed off beyond measure because I couldn’t get groceries. I miss grocery shopping! It’s my favorite kind of shopping. Do you know how frustrating it is to show up to […]

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Know That I Am God While You’re Being Still

by Yvonne Chase

We’re used to being busy. Society says if you’re busy you’re productive. If you’re not busy, then you’re not productive. You’re not doing enough. The busier we are, the more productive we’re said to be, however, how many of us know that’s not true? Instead of busyness, we are faced with stillness. You ever do […]

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Give Us This Day Our Daily Bread

by Yvonne Chase

Guess what? I found toilet paper. It was a Wednesday afternoon on a random stop into Walgreens to pick up something else when I turned my head and boom there it was; a shelf with individual Big Rolls of toilet paper. My favorite kind. And it was on sale; 10 rolls for $5. I immediately […]

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Rona Is Forcing Us To Shift How We Be

by Yvonne Chase

Who would’ve thunk it? Three months into 2020 and we’re on lockdown. New York City schools are closed, Broadway is dark, church services are canceled indefinitely because of the 500 max ban and we’re all in the house because of Rona AKA the Coronavirus. Rockefeller Center was quiet as a mouse on Friday and you […]

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Walk Away As Jesus Did

by Yvonne Chase

Evil doesn’t always come sporting a goatee & carrying a pitchfork. It doesn’t always present itself with malice. It can use words of love, faith, proper authority, and even scripture. But evil always destroys. Sometimes quickly sometimes slowly, but eventually it takes its toll. Gary Thomas shared those words in his new book When To […]

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Sergey Made The First Day Of 2020 Great

by Yvonne Chase

Hello readers, what’s been the best part of your New Year so far? I smiled from ear to ear when I looked down at my phone and saw a happy new year text from Sergey, my former neighbor. That text made the first day of 2020 great! Sergey and I lived on the same floor […]

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Who Knew A Hug Could Cause Such Anger!

by Yvonne Chase

Last week, the world witnessed an unbelievable act of forgiveness when Brandt Jean, the brother of Botham Jean who was shot to death by Amber Guyger chose to give her a hug in the courtroom. Watch the video below and we’ll talk after… Forgiveness is a topic I study and read about often because I’ve […]

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Gimme A Break I Sure Deserve It

by Yvonne Chase

I didn’t plan to take a break from blogging, however, that’s exactly what happened. Guess I needed it. A lot goes into uploading a weekly blog post; research that often leads to Bible study then there’s searching for the right images, SEO optimization, tags and of course coming up with a catchy title like this […]

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