Prayer- everyone approves; Truth & Jesus-not politically correct.

Today’s passage is all about each of us; yet, I share how I do –and do not– live it out myself. I have a long way to go on the one hand, and am ready to jump in on the other….but it may not be what you are thinking… 1 Timothy 2:1-6 NLT There is…

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In moments of doubt the scriptures seem alien to us.

Do you understand the scriptures? Or are they something you just can’t get? Do you have MANY questions about what you are reading but you have been reading the Bible for a long time? We all need mentors who can walk us through the text– but even then, or even without, we can understand the…

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Sometimes it is hard to be humble– But we are in good company

I gotta admit– I do like appreciation from my co-workers. Who doesn’t?! There are days when I do something really neat like get someone into a drug rehab or a homeless person into a shelter. I know, in my heart, that their lives are changed and back on a good trajectory. But, it is easy…

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Jesus, I’ll Follow You Anywhere (?)

I’ll follow you anywhere. I’ll follow you ANYWHERE. Yes Lord, anywhere….umm, but, surely –you didn’t mean there Maybe we think our calling is to go to the big city or the rural country. Maybe its over seas somewhere. Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash Why do we often times think we are called to “there”. What about a…

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You can have the blissful life

Psalm 1:2-3 The Passion Translation (TPT) 2 His pleasure and passion is remaining true to the Word of “I Am,” meditating day and night in the true revelation of light. 3 He will be standing firm like a flourishing tree planted by God’s design, deeply rooted by the brooks of bliss, bearing fruit in every…

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Christians: When Life Sucks– Refocus

What can we do when life sucks: when life is far from how we want it, when we just can’t take one more thing? We need a new way to focus our attention. What I am going to suggest may take a lot of effort. You may have to recommit to it several times throughout…

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Depressed? Here is something to read…

Pop psychology helps us only as long as it it before our eyes or in our ears. It is great to say “I am a beast” , “I am crushing it”,  “I am having a great day”.  But there are days we just do not and cannot believe it. Here are some blogs that help…

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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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