Hungry For Awesome

by Michelle Cook on December 20, 2014

In the pursuit of Awesome, the biggest challenge isn’t lack of vision.  It isn’t lack of direction.  It’s the abundance of concession.  We have given up by not insisting on an extraordinary existence.  We have settled by accepting less than what God has offered.  Are you hungry for awesome?  Pursue a life that magnifies and reflects the Awesome God you serve.

Michelle Sig

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Have No Fear; Love Is Here!

by Jordan Cook April 28, 2014

Do you know that fear feeds itself?  It’s true.  Fear is contagious and viral.  Even one teeny drop of Fear will beget several negative emotions:  worry, mistrust, insecurity, and so on.  Fear’s babies look a little different from one another, but all have the same DNA.  Fear tries to pose as truth by weaving all [...]

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When Evil Lurks

by Jordan Cook March 24, 2014

Lurking Evil Is A Scaredy Cat, Afraid To Confront You Head-On. What happens behind the scenes when things are going well?  Evil lurks.  The reason evil lurks is because it needs to be hidden in the shadows to keep its power.  It skulks because it knows that what it is doing is wrong. You can tell when [...]

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God’s Echoes And Mirror

by Jordan Cook February 17, 2014

Have you ever noticed that sometimes it seems like God’s not there?   You say ‘Hello’ and it seems like an echo comes back?   Lately I’ve been receiving messages from people who are wondering why God is so quiet.  Most of them are waiting for an answer from God, and are frustrated that it [...]

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2014: Ayin Dalet (Jewish Year 5774) “Eye That Sees The Door”

by Jordan Cook January 17, 2014

What’s In Store For 2014?   Four of my most recent paintings all show something important about what will begin to happen in 2014, Ayin Dalet (Jewish Year 5774).  I’ve never before had FOUR paintings go together to tell a complete story.  It’s exciting to see how they paint a larger picture together than they do [...]

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Painting For Ukraine

by Jordan Cook December 31, 2013

Painting For Ukraine:  “Journey” My painting for Ukraine is on its way to an orphanage… A few weeks ago I painted this picture for Ukraine: At the time I painted it, I didn’t know it would end up at a Ukrainian orphanage, or that a man who had been abandoned by his father at Christmas time at age 7 would be [...]

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The Day I Killed The Aloe

by Jordan Cook October 16, 2013

When I was five years old, Mom and I decided to buy an aloe vera cactus and put it in a pot on our kitchen window.  I remember how carefully we chose which plant was the best, which pot we should use, and which dirt we should put it in.  I loved the idea of [...]

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Losing Your Spiritual Appetite

by Jordan Cook October 8, 2013

When you lose your spiritual appetite, your walk becomes frozen. Have you ever been hungry and waited too long to eat?  The strangest thing happens:  you go from being so hungry that you can hardly stand it to barely caring if you eat at all.  You’d think that the longer you waited to eat, the hungrier [...]

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Life Cast, Jordan Cook Age 9

by Michelle Cook March 21, 2013

9-year-old Jordan Cook talks about life in a cast after she breaks her arm.    

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The Broken Cup

by Jordan Cook January 31, 2013

Tea For Two My Mom had a cup that she bought more than fifteen years ago.  It was her FAVORITE.  She liked the colors, the size, and everything about it.  It was what she drank out of every day.  A few years after she had me, someone was washing the cup and broke it  (I won’t [...]

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The Two Sides Of Signs

by Jordan Cook January 24, 2013

Signs Can Move You Forward, Or Move You In Reverse Signs are tricky things.  Depending on where you’re coming from, the same sign can send you North or it can send you South.  It is the same way with Signs and Fleeces. Isaiah 7:11 says, “Ask the LORD your God for a sign, whether in the deepest [...]

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When God Is Silent

by Jordan Cook January 23, 2013

When God Is Silent, He Is Inviting You To Know Him Deeper Every time I minister, a handful of people ask me to pray for them to hear God more clearly.  One has a decision to make, and doesn’t want to move outside of God’s counsel.  One remembers being close with God and is sad that it has gotten [...]

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