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#PrayerForTheWeek - The Cross

Thank You, Lord, for my cross.

Hebrews 6:10

God is fair, and He will remember all the work you have done. He will remember that you showed your love to Him by helping His people and that you continue to help them.

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Operation Smile

It’s been a little while since I talked about Operation Smile – see my last post – True Love & Operation Smile  Close To My Heart has been supporting this amazing organization and at Convention last month, we once again got the opportunity to see how lives are being changed (and this time there were even 2 adults who received the surgery – this was so amazing because children with a cleft lip/palate don’t live past their teens!) 238 more words


The Widow's Large Gift

Friday is for Heart Songs

Reading with the Pastor
Luke 21  and  Psalm 103

Today’s reading is 38 verses in Luke but it is the first four verses that have captured me.  435 more words

Friday Is For Heart Songs

Giving Overload

Melody Beattie in her book, The New Codependency says that some of the traits that people call codependent are not inherently bad. It’s okay to help people, in fact, helping people can be rewarding and meaningful. 166 more words


Cleaning Out Our Barns

As we continue our focus on Giving as a spiritual discipline and particularly at how our attitudes towards wealth and material possessions shape us spiritually, this week we turn our attention to Jesus’ parable of the rich “barn-builder.”  When he accumulated more than his barns could store, his solution was simple: build a bigger barn.  71 more words


5 Common Myths About Mobile Giving

A myth is a widely held but false belief or idea. Of course, myths can be based on some semblance of truth or have roots based in truth, but at the end of the day,

Painting for the love

It’s been several weeks since I sat down to paint, and well over a month since I last posted here. Creativity seemed to be taking the summer off and leaving me quite uninspired. 157 more words