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You Can Have The Life You’ve Always Wanted

You Can Have The Life You’ve Always Wanted

Success in any field requires work, practice, dedication, and the ability to learn from setbacks. When something is worth our effort, we throw ourselves into the task. What makes us think becoming spiritually mature is any different? The Apostle Paul used terms borrowed from the sporting world. “Work out your salvation,” “run to win,” “buffet

What’s the Difference Between Bible Journaling and Bible Coloring?

When I need to slow down and life gets crazy around me, I’ve found that one of the best ways to have quiet time is by engaging in the creative act of coloring and journaling in my Bible! Have you tried it? In recent years, both Bible journaling and adult coloring have become popular trends

Family Wounds Are Slow to Heal

Family wounds are slow to heal. I hope your childhood was a happy time when your parents kept everyone fed, safe, and chuckling. I hope your dad came home every day, your mom tucked you in bed every night, and your siblings were your best friends. But if not, you need to know you aren’t alone.

Identity: This Is Who You Really Are

  Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect. — Romans 12:2 ESV Sometimes — a lot of the time — when we feel that our problems are

7 Questions to Transform Your Child’s Thinking

Have your pre-teens or teens ever gone through a season in life where they grappled with an onslaught of difficult emotions? Because we live in a fallen world, at times, our kids will find themselves unexpectedly dealing with intense emotions like hurt, anger and feelings of betrayal when those closest to them thoughtlessly or even

The Joy of Focusing on God

Morning I am ever so near you, hovering over your shoulder, reading every thought. People think that thoughts are fleeting and worthless, but yours are precious to Me. I smile when you think lovingly of Me. My Spirit, who lives within you, helps you to think My thoughts. As your thinking goes, so goes your

Live a Life Filled With Purpose

Who am I? Why am I here? What is my purpose in life? We begin asking ourselves these questions from the moment we learn to speak. As our children grow, they ask us these questions as well. Some people ask these questions until they take their final breath. Do you know the reason why you’re

Comfort vs. Contentment

A first-century Roman proverb warns: “Money is like seawater: the more a man drinks, the thirstier he becomes.” Now, I don’t know if Jesus knew that saying — maybe He did. He certainly understood the principle, if His lifestyle is any indication. He kept it simple, trusted God, had what He needed, and didn’t covet

God Has A Plan For Your Life – And Your Child’s Life Too!

Has anyone ever asked you, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Chances are, if you were raised in Western society, you’ve been asked that question on numerous occasions by relatives, teachers, guidance counselors, and other well-meaning adults who were eager to guide you on your journey to becoming a productive member

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