Our True Freedom

When did you declare your independence?  We celebrate America’s independence on July 4th, but when do you celebrate yours?  It is rather ironic isn’t it? It is really in our “dependence” on the Father that we are free.   105 more words

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Firework Day

At our house, the 4th of July is known as “Firework Day”. It was coined by our boys before they were old enough to understand the meaning of a birthday for a country. 478 more words


And Still......

I will be 57 years old in a couple of months. There have been a lot of changes in this body. Some body parts just don’t move like they use to. 314 more words

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Have you ever entered a familiar town from an opposite direction? Things don’t look the same. One store is on the left hand side of the road and you are used to seeing it on the right. 228 more words

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The Struggle Is Real

*I’m writing this from my phone so forgive any typos* We all struggle with something or several somethings. What are your struggles? Mine is patience (among others). 203 more words

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What is God doing for you today?

Have you thought about what God is doing for you today?  I mean, he is THE great I AM and THE great provider.  So if you are feeling down think about all of the things that have been provided to you.  410 more words

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Spiritual Gifts - Do you know what yours are?

Each and everyone of us have spiritual gifts. Yes, gifts!  I believe that we have more than one spiritual gift.  Hear me out.  If you are truly in tune with the Holy Spirit then you listen and obey Him (some days and some requests are easier than others – we can talk about that another time).  433 more words

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