by on July 10, 2024
Do any of these problems sound familiar? I don’t know what to do. ...
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by on July 3, 2024
I recently attended a wedding where the couple asked guests to write their best marital advice, and it gave me an idea. Everyone can learn something from someone else’s experience, so I asked my readers what advice they would give to a new Christian. I was blown away by the responses. ...
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by on June 26, 2024
Believers long for the day when we will reach heaven and stand in the presence of God Almighty. We are comforted by knowing the hardships we face in life are temporary and heaven is forever. (Philippians 3:20) Here are three interesting things about heaven to uplift us when we get discouraged by the corruption and darkness in our world. ...
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by on June 19, 2024
“Your word I have hidden in my heart, That I might not sin against You.” Psalm 119:15 (NKJV) Memorizing Scripture is one way to grow in the Lord. ...
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by on June 12, 2024
Have you ever had an experience where you thought you were going to die? One ordinary morning, I hopped into the shower. I was feeling completely normal and thinking of my busy schedule at work. Suddenly, a strange, sick feeling washed over me like a wave. Starting at my head, it slid down to my feet. The room started spinning, and I was too dizzy to stand. I thought my heart would beat out of my chest. ...
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by on June 6, 2024
Do you ever feel like your life is boring compared to your friends and family? I know people whose jobs take them to interesting places around the world. I have friends who take vacations to exotic locations. ...
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by on May 29, 2024
We all prepare for something in life, if it is preparing for a job interview, a test, the ground for a garden, prepare for a vacation or trip. Players prepare themselves for a game. And let's not forget that we prepare our home for guests and babies. PatsiNaomi likes to drive a circle around the drive to park the car to where it is facing the road. With it facing this way, she is prepared to be able to just start the car, put it in drive and pull the car onto the road without having to back o...
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by on May 29, 2024
“I’m sorry, but you have cancer…and not just one kind, we found two different types.” My friend Gary was stunned. On top of this new diagnosis, he was already battling a debilitating autoimmune disease. When too many bad things start happening in our lives, we can feel crushed by the weight of despair. ...
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by on May 23, 2024
The Wheat and the Tares When I was growing up my family always had gardens, even my grandparents kept gardens. A lot of the time I was the one that got stuck doing the weeding. That's the one part of gardening that I didn't like, but I knew that if I didn't pull the weeds; they would grow up around the good plants and would eventually overtake and choke out the vegetable plants. I didn't want that to happen, so I would do the weeding. Often times I had to wait and let them grow up some to be...
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by on May 22, 2024
Wars and Rumors of War We are definitely in perilous times.There are wars and rumors of wars,  tornadoes, hurricanes. There's floods and drought, along with pestilence everywhere. food shortages. Right now we are suffering from droves of Cicada bugs. The noise of them is all I hear right now. Let's not forget the pandemic. We are continuing to experience the Corna virus, which has taken millions of lives worldwide. And around this time frame, Jesus said that there would be famines, earthquak...
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by on May 22, 2024
Ever feel discouraged because you are always trying to do your best when it seems everyone around you couldn’t care less? At work, there’s always the one who comes in ten minutes late, leaves ten minutes early, and spends most of the day on their cell phone. At church or Little League, there’s always the one who signs up to volunteer and then never comes. ...
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by on May 15, 2024
After receiving a terminal diagnosis and given a few months to live, my friend Pat said, “I want to finish my race well.” I want that too. When I cross the finish line, I want God to say “Well done, good and faithful servant.” (Matthew 25:23) We are given one life, no do-overs. ...
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