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The Key to a GREAT LIFE!

Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it?  One thing that assures a life of security, bounty and fruitfulness.  I believe it is true, and I am in good company.   338 more words


Dear Caregiver

Dear Caregiver,

I’m thinking of you this morning. Maybe you’re repeating yourself for the thirteenth time, heading out to a doctor’s appointment, answering yet another urgent phone call, preparing a meal, cleaning up, or catching a few rare moments of quiet. 546 more words


"You didn't earn this"

Today was a really hectic day at work — it was pretty obvious we were struggling after one of our servers had to leave. I was the manager on duty, which means a lot of big decisions land on me. 618 more words

Restoring our Joy {from Restore Our Faith}

“Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from Your presence, and take not your Holy Spirit from me.

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Learning to walk in love

Andrea and David (not their real names) sat by themselves in a booth at a local Chick-fil-A restaurant on a warm fall morning.  I was there going through my morning devotional time which was abruptly disturbed by their loud banter.   584 more words


5 Things to Consider Before Saying "Yes" to God

She came to me in the midst of my new grief suggesting a small group Bible study. It sounded nice but I wasn’t sure I could even be in public without breaking down yet. 787 more words


Acts 6: "Food Programs are Dumb"

Now that I got your attention…

Well, it didn’t take long for grumbling and complaining to arrive at Jerusalem First Church. I mean really, It’s going to be a problem anytime your church grows between five and three thousand every time you’re together. 769 more words