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The Power of Compassion

I didn’t realize I lost it, but I had. I felt anxious, angry, and frustrated, but I could not figure out why. Every little thing became a gigantic problem. I was exhausted fighting everything that came my way. Why did … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About You

Yesterday I wrote about the courage, strength, and humility of Stephen.  I might have left you thinking, “Why would God allow a good man to struggle like that – especially one that is doing God’s Will?” This morning I will … Continue reading

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Holy Week

“Whoever is without sin, should cast the first stone…” Jesus so easily says these words because He knows no one is without sin.  Yet we all love to point out others’ sins.  We love to seek revenge.  We love to … Continue reading

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When Rules Create Chaos

What is going on with our world?  I spied an article today as I was reading the news online about a young man whose varsity letter was taken away by a principal.  On the surface that doesn’t sound bad, but … Continue reading

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What to Expect When You are Expecting

Expectations can cause major havoc in your life.  Expecting something in return for a good deed can be a slippery slope that I am not sure any of us want to travel down. My friend, Donna (let’s just call her … Continue reading

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The Sinners

The girls stood in a group and laughed loudly.  They pointed and stared at the poor girl on the outside of their circle.  It wasn’t anything new for this poor left out girl.  She was used to it.  She didn’t … Continue reading

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Be a Servant

I was uncomfortable.  Because of my discomfort, I began to feel guilty.  Why am I judging this person?  Why do I feel this is beneath him?  Who am I to make that call? I know I have you all confused … Continue reading

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A Great Leap of Faith; The Power of Parenting

At the age of 7 I really didn’t have a lot of say in where my family went to church. I can remember my mom and dad taking me to this “new” church one Sunday. We pulled our car into … Continue reading

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Mighty to Save

Zephaniah 3:17 For the Lord your God is living among you.     He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness.     With his love, he will calm all your fears.     He will rejoice over you with joyful … 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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