growth, guidance

Hope for When We’ve Blown It

Hanging the phone up, I was devastated. Why is this happening? What is wrong with me? The person on the other end was calling from the Temp agency I had my job through, informing me that I was being fired…again. It was the second time in 6 months. I felt like such a failure. It’s tough when we realize that…

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Verse of the Week

Peace

You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Isaiah 26:3 (NLT) Looking for peace? It’s found through one source only…God.

Faith, God, guidance

A Brave Decision

I’m just going to come out and say it. My mother-in-law is the best. She is the kindest woman I know, and she has made me feel part of the family right from the start. She can cook too, just taste one of her cinnamon rolls, or her chicken and noodles. You would wonder why she isn’t on the Food…

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How to Avoid Arguments

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires. James 1:19-20 NIV Listening is key to understanding one another and keeps us from saying something we may regret. It will also help diffuse anger that can easily get out…

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Faith, God

Facing Lions

Let me ask those who identify themselves as a Christ-follower this question. If a law passed that didn’t allow you to pray in your home, would you follow that law, or would you ignore it even if you knew there was certain punishment if you got caught? Daniel’s Story In Daniel chapter 6, Daniel faced that very incident. Being now…

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