Holly Stratton

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Category archives: Relationships

Resting In A Regal Roar: A Promise of Peace From the Real Lion King

Without a doubt, the most glorious delights of my soul have come from upholding the exaltation of Christ and the Cross for the glory of my Savior. I don't take it for granted that God has sovereignly chosen to saturate my life with unique opportunities that have granted the engagement of that privilege with wonderful... Read more

A Love That Is Too Warmly Proactive To Be Coldly Reactive

For the Christian nothing has the power to pump life into the hurting heart more than the blood of our Savior who has secured it—  a merciful Savior whose unfailing love beats for us with rhythms of exultation that defy all rhymes of reason considering the state of our knotted and gnarled selves. Read more

Value Congruence: Treasure That Far Surpasses Its Weight In Gold

When we share a solid value system with someone, our hearts beat in sync with that person within the same chest of treasure. Even when that treasure houses smaller golden nuggets of differing interests and polarizing personalities, the riches that ignite the strongest passion and the glitter that most brightly illuminates the spirit will be the same. Read more