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What’s Goin’ On?

I have really been burdened lately, sometimes to the point where an anxiety attack threatens me. This is when I have to sit down, breathe, and remind myself of 1 John 4:4. Little children (believers, dear ones), you are of God and you belong to Him and have [already] overcome them [the agents of the antichrist]; because […]

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If I could change One Thing…

If you could go back in time and change one thing, have one do-over, what would it be? Have you ever wondered? I had several answers when I first thought about this question. My mind quickly recalled times when I said yes when I should have said no, or said no when I should have […]

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Ultimate Makeover

The question we all ask ourselves, huh. Who am I? For many, the answer to this question changes depending on the season.  Sadly too many base the answer on emotions, experiences, or what others have said about us; as if someones opinions define us. Times and seasons change. Society is a fickle people. With the […]

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Secure in Father’s House

I do not live in Mayberry or Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, but I still like my neighborhood. I have only lived here for a short while, but I have gotten to know some of the neighbors and people and businesses close by.  As an extrovert I tend to say hello, good morning, or good evening to […]

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Safe in the Storm

I cling to the cross when the storms roll in and the dark clouds try to distort my vision. The work Christ did and completed on the cross is my anchor. When the waves tempt me to row in the opposite direction, Jesus calls me to the stern and He tells me to rest. I […]

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The Violent Take it by Force; an open letter to the church

Most of us would not hesitate to defend a helpless person. If we see an elderly person fall down we would help them up. Or if we see a small child alone and lost in a city street, we would stop and call the authorities; it would be impossible for us to turn a blind […]

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Mercy Over Judgment

Straightening up, Jesus said to her,“Woman, where are they? Did no one condemn you?”She answered, “No one, Lord!” And Jesus said,“I do not condemn you either. Go. From now on sin no more.”]  John 8:10-11 A woman was caught in the act of adultery and the religious people of the day thought they would just […]

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The Most Unusual Place: a short story

Her reflection in the mirror showed a tired woman. Her skin was blotchy, pale and discolored with dark circles under her eyes; dull brown hair replaced a once thick and glowing crown. She looked at herself as if looking at a stranger. There was barely any resemblance to the woman she was in her youth. […]

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Hope for Healing

I didn’t know my Father as a child. He knew me long before I was born, but I didn’t meet Him personally until I became an adult. The father I knew as a child was a hurt, abusive, and angry man. I spent my early years being the recipient of his hostilities.  Since a seed […]

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Anger Management 101

Offense! It’s everywhere! We are a society offended by everything and everyone AND we want everyone to know about it. It’s the ol’ adage ‘misery loves company’. It is almost like someone placed an advertisement looking for miserable people and they show up by the busloads. (Oh, sorry, wrong post. Hope that didn’t offend you.) […]

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