Tag Archives: joy

He Knows

No matter what you are going through in your life, whether you are filled with joy and gratitude about how well things are going or if you are struggling with sadness, pain and sorrow…God knows right where you are.  In … Continue reading

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We Are Saved By Grace

We don’t deserve it, we didn’t earn it and we are definitely not entitled to it.  It isn’t our right to be saved from our sins.  Our hope of salvation is strictly based on the mercy and grace of God.  … Continue reading

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The Peace Of Christ

Music is a great expression for the senses, no matter what style of music a person enjoys most, when their favorite song is played you truly see them come alive.  It opens a window into the deepest part of a … Continue reading

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Transformation

A process of change or alteration…on our faith journey this is a core element in growing your faith.  We come with questions, doubts, fears and hesitation.  All the answers eventually end up at Jesus.  It takes a different amount of … Continue reading

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Living Faith

What does it mean to live out our faith?  What does it look like?  Questions like these make me and others stumble often…as if there is one way and only one way to be a person of faith and if … Continue reading

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Prayer

Growing up prayer was about being able to memorize the lines of the Lord’s prayer, however, there wasn’t much talk about or at least I don’t remember hearing about the meaning of what we were saying and I don’t believe … Continue reading

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Strength Of Character

When one describes the character of a person they talk about a list of elements that are a combination of a person’s behaviors and attitude.  I have often heard statements like ‘well this is just who I am’ or ‘that … 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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Living For God – A Prayer by St. Francis of Assisi

Make me a channel of Your peace. Where there is hatred let me bring Your love, Where there is injury Your pardon Lord, And where there’s doubt, true faith in You. Make me a channel of Your peace. Where there’s despair in life let me bring … Continue reading

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