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A Worn Sweater

“Think on these words. You were knitted together. You aren’t an accident. You weren’t mass-produced. You aren’t an assembly-line product. You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted, and lovingly positioned on this earth by the Master Craftsman.” So says Max Lucado. He is comparing our lives to the gift of a hand made sweater he received […]

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Finding God among the dirty dishes

Morning Glories

Fairly regularly I’ve heard people preach on doing even mundane tasks to the glory of God. They quote from 1 Corinthians 10:31 “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.” It has always left me with the impression there must be some way to work […]

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Do You Feel Like a Failure?

Hope

My sweet friend wrote to me and confessed she feels she is failing at every aspect of her life. How often we all feel that way! There are days when our life feels wasted and fruitless, we fail to live up to our own expectations. In truth, nothing I do in and of my self […]

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Where is God?

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Why are so many Christians struggling with addictions, sins, depression, heartache, grief and loss? I know people are on their knees almost every day crying out to God saying “please help me overcome this, show me the way through, take this from me Lord.” Where is God? Where are the blessings of His promises? I […]

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Be A Hero

I found this ad just the other day and I love it! We have so many goof ups, mistakes, challenges and failings in our past that continually bump around in our head trying to distract us from moving ahead. Stephen Covey first conveyed this thought – our power lies in our ability to chose our […]

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Finding Your Why

photo courtesy of Hamad Saber

We all know about time management and using calendars to keep track of our days and to plan our steps, but we also need some gas to keep us going. The gas is your why. Your why is the motivating force behind your goals. You have to dig a little deeper to find this, but […]

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Mean People

I do not deal well with mean people. I simply can not understand why people have to be self righteous and mean to others. Maybe I’m naive and just expect normal people to be civil. What is the point, or even the benefit, to spewing hateful words onto someone else?