Author Archives: mcalcagno

About mcalcagno

Living by faith and striving to know Him and to make Him known

Holy Living

It is simple yet very different from worldly values.  It is about living a balanced life with Christ at the center.  It is not about judgement or comparing oneself to others…it is about the Fruits of the Spirit shining through … Continue reading

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Start With Gratitude

It’s an incredible thing…choosing to start with gratitude is a clear path to changing your perspective.  Ask yourself, ‘what am I thankful for?’ and it leads your thoughts and your mind to search for what is good, positive and optimistic.  … Continue reading

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He Loves Us All

How He Loves by David Crowder Band “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 (This photo was taken in October of 2014 at the Nakalele Blowhole … Continue reading

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We Are Not Alone

Whatever the struggle…whatever the battle is in your life…physical, mental, emotional or spiritual…you are not alone in your fight.  God is with you…He tells us over and over again in the bible…Joshua 1:9, Isaiah 41:10, Deuteronomy 31:6, Matthew 28:20 and … Continue reading

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Transformation

The journey of faith and our relationship with Jesus Christ does not end with us coming to the Cross.  We all must come to the Cross, confess our sins and ask Christ into our hearts and minds to help turn … Continue reading

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An Encounter…

Many of the Books in the New Testament are a letter written by the Apostle Paul to the people in the churches He started.  They are meant to teach, encourage and guide the people.  They are also His prayers for … Continue reading

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Focus

What are your thoughts like?  What is on your mind more often than other things?  What issues or actions grab your attention?  There is so much coming at us in our daily lives that we easily lose focus.  We are … Continue reading

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Not Done Yet…

Your journey continues…keep going…be persistent…act with courage and kindness…pursue what is next with compassion and goodness…ask God to guide you and stay close to Him, because God’s not done with you yet.  Amen. God’s Not Done With You by Tauren … Continue reading

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Nobody…

Nobody Loves Me Like You by Chris Tomlin “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. 17 For God did not send his Son into the world to … Continue reading

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Humility

The message in the bible is clear…we need to learn how to be humble.  Selfishness and self-serving behaviors are running wild in the world.  God knows it is a problem for the human race and He made sure it is … Continue reading

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