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Be Yourself!
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I remember a poster I saw a long time ago. It was a picture of an adorable red-headed little boy blowing a big, huge bubble, and the caption read, “Be Yourself– Who else is better qualified.” This isn’t the picture, but there’s something about the little boy in this picture I adore! As I’ve grown […]

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Stillness Speaks
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Curious thing this December, more than ever, it is the stillness that speaks to me. That I seek. That some days I grope toward as if blind and making my way through the woods on nothing more than the steadiness of my footsteps and the fine-grained whorl of my fingertips rubbing up against the underbrush, […]

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Busy Signal
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Are you an Activity Addict? Is God getting a busy signal when He tries to talk to you? Is there room for God in your daily activities? I would guess if I could look at most of your schedules, they would be pretty full. Between work, kid’s activities, church obligations, time with friends, chores around […]

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An Attitude of Joy
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I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God. — Isaiah 61:10 My life is not full of joy every minute, but it’s true that joy is my most natural posture. I had a happy childhood, and that no doubt makes a big difference in the way I am […]

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Called to Give
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Sometimes in life you hear a story that stops you dead in your tracks. Rarely does that story come from someone you’ve known for most of your life yet had no idea where he’d come from.  I’ll never forget the tone as he shared his story… “I was 11 years old and we were at […]

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Your Calling In Life
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Some of you may be wondering about your personal calling in life. Being married or not being married can indeed be a calling. So can having children or having no children, working outside the home or being a full-time mom, traveling on a job or staying in an office, working out of your home or […]

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Blend In or Take a Stand?
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It was a cold March day in 1983. It wasn’t a cold day simply because of the weather. It was a cold moment for me in my sociology class in college. I stood alone in my class. Up to this point, I would tend to “blend in” and not be the person who would take […]

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Bingo and Hula Hoops
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Praise the Lord, Om my soul…who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s. -Psalm 103:2,5 How many ninety-year old women do you know who hula hoop every day as well as ride ten miles on a stationary bike each morning? Alberta Bailey, mother of my dear friend […]

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A Twinkle in His Eye
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For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the likeness of his son. -Romans 8:29 He’s called Teacher, Rabbi, Master, Lord…but few call him a humorists. Yet a look at Scripture demonstrates just how quick, witty, and playful he was. Why else do you suppose little children flocked to him? “It is […]

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