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Read the Instructions

A couple of days ago I woke up a little anxious, as if there was a decision or problem looming. I laid there a few minutes, allowing my brain to wake up and scan my memory. No problems came to … Continue reading

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Spiritual Disciplines

My daughter had an opportunity to sleep in after a later than usual night out with some girlfriends. As an elementary school teacher with an active family, it was a rare opportunity. So when she felt a little hand in … Continue reading

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To Infinity and Beyond!

I was reluctant to read Think and Grow Rich, because it sounded like a lesson is self-centeredness, but it was on the suggested reading list of some respected authors. Written in 1937 by Napoleon Hill, it describes how an individual … Continue reading

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The Open Gate

I have a friend whose son has been struggling with depression, wondering, “What’s the point of living?” He is in the hospital tonight with pneumonia, probably a side effect of his heroin use. I ask that you take the time … Continue reading

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I Choose a Growth Mind-Set

In her book, The Best Yes, Lysa TerKeurst writes about how we limit our abilities by tying our identity to our circumstances.  I recently experienced this when I was asked to consider a bigger role in my church’s women’s ministry. … Continue reading

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The Palm and the Banyan

I was talking to the ladies in my Bible Study about the vacation my husband and I were taking to Hawaii to visit his son. I told them I was struggling with whether or not I should take my laptop with … Continue reading

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Purpose and Goal

As 2014 wound down I was on a bit of a mission to declare my spiritual goals for 2015. I wasn’t so concerned about any other goal, because I figure if I get this one right everything else falls into … Continue reading

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