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Want Results? Back Up Faith With Goal Setting And Action!

Many people who preach the faith is the gateway to wealth and happiness might be going about it the wrong way. I think people who do this are insensitive to the needs of others. Without truly knowing the personal struggles

Depressed, Tired or Fed Up? Try Positive Prayers!

Each day that we live is full of questions and surprises. Despite plans and anticipatory actions, life can throw curve balls that we're not quite ready to tackle. When life challenges us it's important to retreat to prayer for comfort

Is Life telling YOU, YOU need to Schedule Quiet Time?

Scheduling quiet time isn't easy for busy moms or busy people is it? I find that a lot of the time I don't even have the time to sit down and schedule my quiet time. Sound familiar? Finding a

If things have been terrible, expect Seasons of Hope!

It’s the time of year when nature inspires a sense of awe in us. As leaves die, they give forth one final burst of color brighter than the paint on an artist’s palette. The sky takes on an unusually crisp

When God Answers Prayer…You May Have To Move Your Feet!

A friend of mine, just posted this on Twitter "Do not ask the Lord to guide your footsteps, if you are not willing to move your feet".. I have read it several times... and I realize this is something most

Here’s How to Escape the depression, “Pricking” brings!

Barnabus was given the name Son of Encouragement. This man was a source of joy and courage to the early believers, and they needed it. Life was no picnic; their very lives were threatened on a regular basis. Barnabus kept

As The New Year Begins, Take Time to REST!

The venerable preacher, Vance Havner, used to look over the top of his glasses and say to his congregation, "If you don't come apart, you will come apart." While not all stress is bad for us, too much of it

You’ve Made Space For God, Now What Is HE calling YOU To Do?

I walked upstairs into what felt like a cold cafeteria. The floor was made of tile, the walls were painted white, and the room felt sanitized. Come to think of it, it kind of smelled sanitized. I guess they had

Need To Be Reminded of God’s Goodness? Time to write a Done-It List!

When was the last time you felt truly thankful? Maybe you're American, and the idea is at least built into your annual calendar. Or perhaps like me, you occasionally stop for long enough to look at the life you've been

Is Anything Sacred?

I played the position of catcher in Little League baseball. I played catcher in Pony League baseball. I was a catcher in high school baseball. In college, I played catcher on an intramural softball team. I spent a lot of

Whose Kingdom is This Anyway?

I have always been far too preoccupied with my own glory. I don’t like saying that because it sounds terrible. And embarrassing. And deeply sinful. God does not share his glory with anyone else and our lives need to be preoccupied with

~Twas the night before Christmas!

Here we are closer to Christmas, than we’ve ever been, can you believe it? Christmas is tomorrow!  Are you ready for it? We sure are! We too have made our list, and we’ve checked it twice. We have given our

Are You Living For an audience of one or Every 1 Else?

This new year has not started in the usual way for me – or in a way I would have chosen. I usually love the first week the kids are back at school; after the busyness, the time out of

It may not be working,`Cause something’s Missing!

There is still just one thing that is needful and that is More of the Word of God. It's the one thing that You cannot successfully do without. If you will attend to the Word and spend some time in

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