Chasing, striving, rush, pressure, hurry!

What a way to start my morning! UGH- and to think it does this everyday unconsciously in rapid succession. The alarm went off at 5 as usual. But I laid there and dozed until after 6am. I eventually got up and did a couple things and sat down to start my day before my 6:30…

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Running life’s race with passion and determination…

Everything that hinders us in the race of life must be cast aside. Hebrews 12:1 New International Version (NIV) Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, Here…

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Serving the Lord? Good attitude NOT required.

Even when you aren’t interested, God can use you to save a whole bunch of people. Just read Jonah. Now here is a guy with a LOT of faith and a poor attitude. He doesn’t want to go to Nineveh. He doesn’t want to obey the Lord. Why? Because he knows God will save those…

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Can Three Words Turn Anxiety Into Success?

I have a lot of anxiety often. As I get older my chest feels tighter and heavier more often and it concerns me. Anxiety is at a high level for most people globally right now. There are many ways to trick yourself out of anxiety. Here is one I came across today that I felt…

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One man’s definition of peace…

A new take on something we are all in search of these days… The online dictionary defines peace as freedom from disturbance. So that defines the state of peace by what quality is missing. Below is a definition that embraces the concept eloquently. “Peace is simplicity of heart, serenity of mind, tranquility of soul, the…

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27 ways God acts on our behalf for our good

This is taken from an article written by Christian blogger Kelly R. Baker.Here is a quick go to reference for How Jesus acts on our behalf: Makes you rest in green meadows (Psalm 23:2) Leads you beside peaceful streams (Psalm 23:2) Renews your strength (Psalm 23:3) Guides you along right paths (Psalm 23:3) Is close…

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Finding joy when God trims us.

Pain, discomfort, hesitation, drudgery, inconvenience? Please keep reading for joy. I am thinking that first sentence was maybe not an attention grabber. Yet, I think we can all relate to experiencing these emotions and states of mind. From a worldly point of view, we can just say “this is how life goes.” Or “it is…

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