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Be ye thankful
Surely we can’t be expected to experience delight in difficult circumstances. Continue reading
Where are you, God?
Sometimes, no matter how hard we pray, it seems as though God isn’t listening, or just doesn’t care. Continue reading
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Meek Christian soldiers?
Genuine humility is a recognition of the self-hood of others, an awareness that each person is as real and as worthy of love and respect as I am. Humility accepts the validity of another person’s thoughts and feelings. Continue reading
You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain. Continue reading
We still have a choice
If I truly believe that God is a loving God who hears and answers prayer, that He wants what is eternally best for me, and that everything He allows in my life is for my good and His glory, how can I be discontented? Continue reading
Where is the joy?
Giving thanks to God for His every gift, even the seemingly insignificant ones, can bring your elusive joy closer. Continue reading
A great gettin’ up morning
Every morning is a great gettin’ up morning when we bring our fears and burdens to God and let Him handle them for us. Continue reading
Giving thanks for what you don’t have
Do you ever deal with disappointment by saying, “Oh well, I can’t have everything?” Do you forget to add a heartfelt, “Thank God?” When we moan about the things we hope for which don’t come our way, we sometimes forget … Continue reading
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A Season of discontent, or a lifestyle?
During my prayer walk one morning, after a particularly whiny session of pleading with the Lord, I was inspired to ask forgiveness for my discontentment. I was reminded of the Apostle Paul’s words in Philippians 4, that he had found “the … Continue reading
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New Year’s Clear-out
When my mother’s failing health made it impossible for her to continue to live independently, we moved in together. My mother’s care gradually fell more and more onto my shoulders and, as her health declined, she became increasingly frustrated and … Continue reading
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