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About elli

I'm trying to "realize the full assurance of hope until the end." To be an "imitator of those who through faith and patience inherit the promise." And spreading the "unchangeableness" and "hope" of God's purpose. Heb. 7

Life doesn’t have to suck.

This morning was an exact replica of just another lousy morning… My alarm went off. I died inside. I pressed snooze… 10 minutes later (it felt like 10 seconds,) it went off again. And again. And again. Never have I … Continue reading
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Silly

I have not been contributing much to this blogosphere, though I am sure my presence was not taken too harshly. Anyway, I am back! And I have goals in mind this time. Goals to write of things I read & … Continue reading
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Hope Exists.

God’s been showing me some things. It’s been hard, painful even, there were times when I just didn’t understand why things were happening, but damn, I am so thankful that the pain happened. It’s so obvious. I regret those nights … Continue reading
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This is it!!!!!!

I’ll try to make this quick. These past couple of weeks the Lord has consumed me. It’s like I’ve been taking a bath in his love, his word, his hope. Surrounded by this amazing body of Christ, I’ve come to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Truth?

I didn’t feel it. I didn’t want to do it. So, when Kate suggested I start reading a book all about truth, John, it was kind of a decision point. Do I want to live for the Lord? If I … Continue reading
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Hypocrite

Recently, the Lord’s been doing a lot for me. Well, he’s been doing a lot for me for a long time… my whole life, it’s just that now I really actually appreciate it. This is one half. The other is … Continue reading
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More faith.

The more I seek to love others and hear their struggle, the more I fall back on the Lord. The more real he becomes. It’s not that I didn’t believe in him, it’s that we’re growing closer. Our relationship is … Continue reading
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Psalm 19:12-14

12 How can I know all the sins lurking in my heart? Cleanse me from these hidden faults.13 Keep your servant from deliberate sins! Don’t let them control me. Then I will be free of guilt and innocent of great sin.14 May the … Continue reading
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Hope

Hope is this thing that is so rare. Hope is like letting a blind man see Hope is light when all else is dark Hope is being wrong, but being okay. Hope is when you realize that you are not … Continue reading
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Modern Miracle

So, I have been blogging about Human trafficking lately, but now I am going to take time to talk about me. Ha ha ha. Well, remember that blog entitles “I’m an Idiot?” I said I would update about my situation, … Continue reading
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Holy Crap

Thanks to a loving sister, Jackie Leon, being interested in the human trafficking cause, I discovered this truly moving testimony of a prostitute turn to the Lord. Really powerful. Check it out! (It’s like the first 3 minutes. It’s part of the … Continue reading
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The other kind of human trafficking

I have been mostly blogging about human sex trafficking, which is what really convicted me about this. That is one type of human trafficking, but another type (which is growing just as fast) is human trafficking for labor purposes. Of … Continue reading
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Collaborative Initiative

One of the organizations I am in contact with is called the Collaborative Initiative to end human trafficking. They emailed me a lot of useful information including pamphlets that sum up what the problem is very well. To make things … Continue reading Continue reading

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Human Trafficking

Rather than blurt out my feelings, I am starting a series about something that is growing increasingly closer to my heart. Human trafficking, aka sex trafficking. I’m sure a lot of you have seen the movie “Taken.” It was a … Continue reading Continue reading

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