Meat & Potatoes

Happy Dependence Day!

by Rebecca Olmstead on July 3, 2017

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Blessings Friends! On July 4, we celebrate Independence Day in the United States of America. It was on this date that Congress approved the final text of a declaration stating that we as a nation would no longer bow to the whims of a tyrannical, self-serving king. It was this act of defiance that set […]

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Blessings Friends, Blessed, blessed Shavuot! What an amazing time to be alive and abiding in the risen Christ! I just wanted to encourage you in this season of Pentecost to take a moment to withdraw from the distractions of the world and draw near to the Lord. Great and mighty things are being released from […]

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Blessings Friends, We are living in very exciting times. For those of us just coming into our prophetic mantels and discovering the amazing realms of the Spirit, the weight of these mantels can be at times quite overwhelming. We see the veterans, the Generals, on stage and screen, we see how the Holy Spirit moves […]

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A Lesson From Gethsemane

by Rebecca Olmstead on April 3, 2017

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Blessings Friends, I’ve read the story of Jesus’ last supper, arrest, and crucifixion many times, and this Passover was no exception. But this year as my daughter, husband, and I read from Luke 22, something new caught my eye. “Then an angel appeared to Him from heaven, strengthening Him. And [becoming] in an agony he prayed […]

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(Posted 11/11/16) Blessings Friends and Fellow Prayer Warriors, Our blessings and deepest gratitude go out to all of our brave Veterans for their selfless sacrifice to protect our liberty and defend the defenseless. May The Lord pour out His great abundance, love, healing, and restoration to you and your families! Amen! About a week before […]

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L’shanah tovah for 5777!

by Rebecca Olmstead on October 4, 2016

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Blessings Friends, and L’shanah tovah (Good Year)! The first shofar has sounded, closing out our Year of Jubilee, and announcing the Hebrew New Year of 5777! Wake up, children of the Living God! The end of the harvest is at hand! Finish up your work and prepare for the return of The King of Kings! […]

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Why Passover?

by Rebecca Olmstead on April 20, 2016

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Blessings Friends! Do you have any idea how hard it is to remove every speck of yeast from your home? As my daughter and I prepared for Passover, the mere thought of this daunting task made it very difficult to drag myself out of bed in the morning. I was literally stress paralyzed. And, yes, that is real […]

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Blessings Friends, On our way back from the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival in Woodburn, Oregon, my husband, daughter, and I drove the Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway. It was so beautiful! Hard to believe God created all that just for me. Even more amazing, that it pales in comparison to the splendor of Heaven! We stopped […]

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Real Love

by Rebecca Olmstead on February 5, 2016

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Blessings Friends, In a month that turns our thoughts toward love, I thought it would be nice to take a look at this thing that “makes the world go ‘round.” When the world speaks of love, especially this month, we think of romance—chocolates, roses, diamonds…. We tend to associate the word with butterflies in the […]

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