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A Prayer at Thanksgiving

In this blog post I want to share a Thanksgiving prayer. I expected to write something somewhat traditional along the lines of recounting the many blessings for which we can offer thanks to God.  448 more words

Personal Thoughts.

Lately I’ve been pretty steady and solid in my faith with Jesus and God. I’ve been praying every morning for the friends and family that need prayer and help in their farther that need God in their lives. 198 more words

Donkeys, Donors, and Disciples

It’s “a week of gratitude” here at This New Life, so we’d like to offer our readers a brief devotional each day as a way to say “thanks.” We especially want to express our appreciation to those who regularly give of their time and treasure to support the work of the Lord, both here and around the world. 657 more words


Love does not take off for the holidays. Do you?

Queen of the Poor, help us help others.

 The Franciscans of Life have been helping poor families pay their rent.   These families have proven cases of elderly, disabled and chronically ill loved ones, and what assistance they get from the State does not cover utilities, rent, transportation, and some medications and healthcare services.  831 more words

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When God Asked Me to Give $1,000 (That I Didn’t Have) (A Thanksgiving Story)

This is an edited version of an article originally published on Project Inspired–click here to read the original.

I was working out on the treadmill, minding my own business while reading David Platt’s book… 822 more words


Don't Shoot The Wounded! (Valuing People Over Problems)

Musicians just want to play music. Everyone wants to experience community. Unfortunately, the church loves to shoot the wounded.

The devil’s fellowship is huge. This is the story of a guy named Chris leaving the devil’s group and joining God’s. 1,495 more words