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Close the Gap

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Close the Gap If anything is broken, you fix it.  In today’s world, the trend is to throw it away.  It is rare to find someone willing to invest in much of anything these days; in relationships, ministries, or even…

Enough is Truly Enough

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I fell into this hole years ago that is surely like the quicksand traps I read about. The ones that you don’t see coming and before you know it, you start slowly sinking, wondering how you missed it. Why didn’t…

Think Pretty Thoughts

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Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things. Philippians 4:08   Its more than thinking pretty thoughts. This…

Follow me…

In Articles/Devotions, Miscellaneous Blessings

“Follow me!”  It is a call to live and a call to die.   Here is the cliffhanger : If we cannot live abundantly committed to Jesus and for Jesus today, (John 14:21)  What makes us think will we be…

Weathering the Storm

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I have lived in Florida my whole life. We know that hurricane season runs from June to November. And usually September is the busy month. Some years there have been no storms. Other years there have been crazy storms. 2017…

God Never Forgot My Stairs..

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I was about seven or eight, when I would visit my uncle and aunt in Georgia for the weekends. I remember falling in love with their townhouse! To be honest, I can’t remember any specifics about the townhouse other than…

By your love

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John 13:35 “By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” So, in the last week I have either heard a sermon on or been speaking about love. Hurricane Harvey just hit last week,…

You Are Never Too Broken

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  If there is one thing my oldest daughter loves to do at the beach, its collect seashells. She loves seeing all the different types of shells and colors and textures.  We usually come back with at least one big…

The Lord Raises Up Judges

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EmailThe Lord raises up Judges. “The Lord raised up judges, who saved them out of the hand of those who plundered them (Judges 2:16 ESV)”. In the book of judges, we get a front row seat to the redemptive story…

When your Holidays Look Different

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At the time I am writing this post, we are just approaching fall and “Pumpkin spice everything” is making it’s debut. At the time when you’re reading this, no doubt holiday excitement will be in full swing as “Peppermint everything”…

Prayer Works, Use It

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How many times have we said, “I’ll pray for you!” and then, we don’t. It has happened to me a lot. Prayer works though. Like, God hears us and answers. He really does hear us! So, why is it so…

Am I A Good Neighbor?

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About 2000 years ago a man asked Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” Jesus’ response was the much-loved and oft-told tale of the Good Samaritan. The answer in a nutshell? A good neighbor is one who has compassion on and shows…