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Finding Rest

We spend our lives hanging our hopes and dreams of true happiness on the hat of achievement or success while its fulfillment is fleeting.  We tend to tell ourselves that ‘we’ll be really happy when’… …we reach a certain pay … Continue reading

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Joy in the Storm

A friend recently asked how I was managing with some challenges and all I could muster was that I was relying on God’s strength.  I said, “All I have is God … and He is more than enough.”  I also … Continue reading

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Never Give Up!

Winston Churchill gave a famous speech where he uttered: “Never, never, never give up!” He also said, “If you’re going through hell – keep going!” I want to urge you today that if you seem to be facing insurmountable odds … Continue reading

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You Are Never Alone

This has got to be one of the devil’s most sharpened tools he uses against Christians.  Nobody cares.  You might as well give up.  And, all too often, we fall for it, hook, line and sinker! Nothing could be further … Continue reading

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Excess and Balance

I’ve often contemplated this seeming disease that plagues us.  I love to organize and clean things and have since I was a kid.  Definitely a “Type A” personality here.  Just for fun, I enjoy watching YouTube videos on organizing and … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit: Peace

Galatians 5:22-23 lists nine fruit of the Spirit that each Christian should bear.  Today’s focus is peace. The dictionary defines peace as “freedom of disturbance, calm and tranquility”.  That sounds like the perfect demeanor, doesn’t it? How can we as … Continue reading

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Decluttering: Your Own Way

It seems the trend is to be a minimalist or limit the number of items one has on the kitchen countertops, clothing, etc. Being counter-culture has always been in my blood, so I naturally resist this notion.  Not to mention, … Continue reading

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