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Faith, Hope and Trust

Faith. Hope. Trust. These are words that we are probably all familiar with.  If I asked you to define them, what would you say?  What if I asked you what the difference was between the three? Do you trust God? … Continue reading

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Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

While walking through the woods, I noticed the leaves, branches and twigs all intertwined and overgrown. It struck me that in all the apparent unkempt appearance, it was still beautiful. Very beautiful, in fact. In all my wildest efforts, I … Continue reading

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Be Still My Soul

After spending a week at the beach, I returned home to the busyness of day to day activities and was left pondering how to capture the stillness on my soul I felt on vacation.  Is peace and tranquility only a … Continue reading

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God’s Love Endures Forever

Psalm 136 English Standard Version (ESV) His Steadfast Love Endures Forever 136 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good,     for his steadfast love endures forever. 2 Give thanks to the God of gods,     for his steadfast love endures forever. 3 Give thanks to the … Continue reading

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Are You Wise?

We all want to be wise. How do we get wisdom?  Let’s start with defining it.  Wisdom is knowledge to discern, knowing truth from error, using knowledge.  It starts with the thoughts in our heads that lead to words and actions. We … Continue reading

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Pray. Trust. Rest.

Answer me when I call to you,     my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress;     have mercy on me and hear my prayer. Psalm 4:1 What are you facing today? No matter how icy the waters seem, hold onto God.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Sleep

I’m one of those people who becomes so not pretty when I am lacking sleep.  Seriously not pretty.  My sweet husband will do just about anything to make sure I get my beauty rest so I don’t dissolve into a … Continue reading

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Imitation of Christ Book 1 Chapter 21

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis Book 1 -Admonitions Profitable for the Spiritual Life Chapter 19 Of Compunction of Heart Compunction. I had to look it up in the dictionary.  Here’s what I found. Compunction –  A pricking of heart; poignant grief … Continue reading

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Imitation of Christ Book 1 Chapter 20

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis Book 1 -Admonitions Profitable for the Spiritual Life Chapter 20  Of the Love of Solitude and Silence Quiet. Peaceful. Relaxed. Worshipful. Forgiving. Hopeful. Growing. Joyful. OR Hurried. Anxious. Stressful. Busy. Prickly. Frustrated. Tired. Drained. … Continue reading

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Imitation of Christ Book 1 Chapter 18

The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis Book 1 -Admonitions Profitable for the Spiritual Life Chapter 18 Of the Example of the Holy Fathers   Heb. 13:7 “Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of … Continue reading

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