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Holly Settles

I am a 30yr old wife, mother of 3, music minister and worship leader. I love God with all of my heart, and have found that there is no better life than this. And I realize more with each passing day, that "I was created to make HIS praise glorious".

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Forgive & Forget?

By Holly Settles / a few months ago

Forgive & Forget? Over the past several months, someone very close to me has endured a painful hardship. I’ve listened to the struggles, knowing that the only thing I could do was offer support, encouragement, and prayer – because that is all I have to give, being an “outsider” to the situation. On the other […]

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Cause for Conviction

By Holly Settles / last year

Let me preface this blog by saying that I’m honored to sit under a Pastor that still preaches it right. He (Pastor James D. Manning) is the most incredible example to me & my family, and our church as a whole. I have had the pleasure of being raised from the age of 2, while […]

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Compromise over Sacrifice

By Holly Settles / last year

Have you ever had to compromise with someone? Perhaps it was a spat as simple as “to-ma-to” vs. “to-mah-to”…sounds silly, right? But its true…many times our compromises are that trivial…we sometimes just compromise our views to keep the peace with a friend, loved one, or even a spouse. What if our Saviour had compromised…what if […]

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The Eye of the Beholder

By Holly Settles / a couple of years ago

Many years ago, I went through a personal battle of self-will and finding “my own way” in life.  I was raised in church, but came to a point where I found myself in a state of rebellion and bitterness.  I was an angry 18 year old girl, trying to figure out my place.  I made […]