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Pure Joy

“Consider it pure joy whenever your face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.”  James 1:2-3

I’m not sure about you but when I first look at this verse, I don’t like it.   584 more words

Do You Know the Two Kinds of Testing?

We all go through challenging times in our lives. The Bible calls them trials or tests. None of us are exempt, so we need to be aware of how they function. 651 more words

Spiritual Walk


My whole life I have had a bad habit of giving people the benefit of the doubt. Trusting them and letting them in before they proved to be worthy of my friendship. 310 more words

The Journey of an Average ACLASITE - Vol. 1

(A Series meant to capture the Entirety of Tribulations, Challenges, Trials and Bliss of our Journey)

There is a big difference between the life that we live now and that which we lived a few years ago. 848 more words


The Vows We Make: In Sickness and in Health

Anyone who is married has repeated vows similar to this.  But, on a wedding day, when dressed  in our finest, and surrounded by friends and family in celebration, we don’t think about the “for worse”, “the poorer”, or “in sickness.”   Those things seem very distant and foreign on a day as joyous as a wedding day. 426 more words

Our Trials Do Not Define Us

I have no idea why trials keep bombarding me, but they honestly do. The other day, I was talking to a dear friend about what is going on in my life. 304 more words

Heavenly Father

Peace in Chaos

 And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God. 861 more words