Monthly Archives: August 2014

Free or Captive

There have been many times in my life that I have been ashamed of my actions.  I have fallen prey to the world instead of being faithful to my God.  I have fallen captive to what others think and feel.  … Continue reading

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Yoke Me Up to Jesus

You never know when your words will touch the heart of another… This weekend, Pete and I spent time with our small Christian group.  It is made up of about 6 or 7 couples and we meet in each other’s … Continue reading

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Traffic Nightmare or Blessing?

The traffic was horrible.  I was trapped.  Every street I chose (thinking it was my own personal secret route) was bogged down with traffic.  It was 4pm on a Friday and the traffic was encouraging my impatience.  I had places … Continue reading

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The Best Solution to Your Problem

“’Problems make us focus our energy,’ said Merlin. ‘They can help us think more sharply and act more swiftly.  Never wish for all your problems to disappear.  Problems can help you achieve your goals.’” —The Night of the New Magicians … Continue reading

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The More You are Given

The more you are given, the more you expect. The more you make, the more you spend. The more power you have, the more power you want. The more control you think you have, the more obsessive you become. The … Continue reading

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The Simple Life

I hopped on my favorite machine at the gym the other day.  Just to get me to the gym I have to go through hours of internal motivational speeches to myself.  Somehow though I accomplished getting myself moving and made … Continue reading

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I Yelled Out To God

My friend told me to take it to prayer. I told her I couldn’t.  I was tongue-tied.  I didn’t have anything to say to God that was good.  I only had bad thoughts, angry thoughts.  I didn’t want to share … Continue reading

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Dare to Be an Andrew

I dare you to be an Andrew. The first disciple of Christ.  The first to really understand who Jesus was: the Messiah.  A top notch evangelizer (He brought along his brother, Peter). Andrew paved the way for all of us.  … Continue reading

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Dead End Job

I have a great opportunity for you.  Raise your hand if you would like to take a dead end job!  Come on, I know you want to do it!  Take it! Not many of us want to venture into that … Continue reading

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The Power of Affirmations

I have a hint for all parents out there.  You see this summer I heard a secret to success that I just cannot hold on to.  It needs to be shared.  Not just one teenager, but many (and I mean … Continue reading

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