Monthly Archives: January 2018

Share

One of the simplest ways to show love to others is to share.  Share your time, share your ability to listen, share your ability to serve, share anything that you have been blessed with in abundance.  The world is filled … Continue reading

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True Joy

When people are asked to define what joy is or what joy looks like it is often described in terms of being happy or upbeat or feeling good.  I am learning that definition sounds more like feelings and a definition … Continue reading

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Hope

One of the strongest feelings or drivers of action in our human lives is hope.  Hope is about ambition, desire, goal setting and most importantly hope is about trust.  Hope comes from belief and belief is driven by trust and … Continue reading

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Persistence

In a world that focuses on self-serving convenience, fast, time-saving rushing around and immediate gratification it takes persistence and patience to stay on your faith journey and to grow your spirit.  You have to be willing to be different from … Continue reading

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Gratitude

The messages that come to us through television, the internet, social media, and many other ways usually have a sense of negativity and complaining within them.  The world is full of despair and suffering.  We humans are inviting sin and … Continue reading

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Stand Firm In Your Faith

We are constantly under attack from the forces of darkness and evil. Often the attacks are subtle and slowly take you away from faith with temptations and self comforts. The prince of darkness wants you to believe he is not … Continue reading

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Be A Giver

When I feel things spiraling downward in my mind and I read Scripture I begin to see that my thoughts are filled with issues only surrounding myself.  This is the sinful nature, to be consumed by self thinking.  When I … Continue reading

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A New Creation

Spiritual growth comes from change…change in attitude, change in perspective and change in our focus.  When we invite Jesus Christ into our heart and mind receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.  We begin to surrender our self-serving desires and … Continue reading

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Trust In The Lord

When I try to go it alone, when my actions say…”I got this God…” I usually end up at “Um, a little help here?” this is a lesson that I stumble upon often.  Learn to Trust.  It seems I have … Continue reading

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It Takes Courage

A life of faith is not a way to live on easy street…it takes courage, commitment and a willingness to surrender self-centered desires and trust in the Lord.  It takes courage because it is not the message you will see … Continue reading

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