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It Takes Courage…

To move forward without knowing the outcome…to admit we don’t know the answers…to be patient…to share and be vulnerable with another person.  It takes courage to be humble…to surrender your plans for God’s plan…it takes courage to live the life … Continue reading

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Our Call

How do we know what God is calling us to do?  For life decisions and direction?  If we use the world’s measuring stick of ‘what we should do’ we risk missing God’s will entirely.  To follow our call is to … Continue reading

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Trust In The Lord

Surrender the will of the self and you will find joy and peace.  This is not about happiness; joy goes deeper and has greater understanding than happy.  Happy is about you…joy is about your foundation of faith and your personal … Continue reading

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Renew

To speak about faith as a journey is to remind us that it is ongoing…it is not a one-time event or ceremony…it is not something to ‘check the box’ as done and move on.  It is a journey of good … Continue reading

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Rest In Him

Jesus invites us to come to Him…to bring all our worries and our burdens and lay them down at the foot of the Cross and trust in Him.  In this world that is filled with sinful thoughts, words and actions … Continue reading

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Forgiven

As we grow on our faith journey it seems some behavior changes happen somewhat easily and for others, we keep going the wrong way.  We get stuck and feel powerless to change what we know needs to change.  It is … Continue reading

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Persistence

Do not give up…don’t assume you know the outcome…they say failure is a stepping stone to success…or as Dory the fish says “just keep swimming.”  We will always have the opportunity to stop trying to do something.  Maybe the answers … Continue reading

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Trust His Plans

We have so many thoughts and ideas about ‘how things should go’ or ‘ the way things should be done’…we put our own expectations on situations and interactions and how many times have we heard or thought, ‘well that is … Continue reading

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Humility

Modesty…humbleness…meekness.  Let go of pride and trust the Lord to lead you.  It may be uncomfortable, it will be difficult…God never promised life would be easy but He has provided the Way, the Truth and the Life through His Son.  … Continue reading

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The Gift Of The Holy Spirit

If we are willing to the surrender our self-serving desires and seek out God’s will for us and our lives we should begin by turning towards Jesus in prayer and open ourselves up to Him.  When we do that we … Continue reading

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