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God is good. All the time. When our situation is good, He is good. When our circumstances are terrible, confusing, and painful, He is still good

He Is Good

He Is Good

Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him. — Psalm 34:8 You say it, I say it, we all say it. It usually comes out when we purchase our first home, deliver a healthy baby, find a perfect front row parking spot at the grocery store,

4 Ways to Honor God on Valentine’s Day

I love loving the people who are special to me. I love all things sweet and sappy and sentimental. I love red puffy hearts and pink shiny bows and glittery Valentine cards. I love heart-shaped pancakes in the morning, heart-shaped sandwiches at lunch and heart-shaped pizzas for dinner. I love presents covered in heart wrapping paper

Don’t be afraid of 2021! All is not lost! We need a new beginning and God is here to bring it!

2021: All Is Not Lost

  I’m a self-professed choir nerd. Or I used to be. The melodies of a choral ensemble warming up before state competitions are the most memorable soundtracks of my high school years. Show choir, girls’ pop, quartet — you name the combination, I wanted to sing in it. Rarely a stand-alone soloist, I was at

Be Brave

Change Always Happens

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. — James 1:17 NIV Everything you have, from your health to your friendships to a roof over your head to the food in your belly, is a gift from God. And

You’ll Get Through This Week 4 — Is God Good When Life Isn’t?

What happens when we perceive that God does not do His part? When we do have to bury a child. When we do have to go into ICU. When we do have to struggle with unemployment or addiction. ~ Max My tears have been my food day and night while people say to me all

Did the Devil Really Make Me Do It?

No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it. — 1 Corinthians 10:13 Early on in my

How Love Can Transform Our Children’s Lives

When it comes to parenting, most of us regard Proverbs 22:6 as our primary parental mission statement from God: Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it. This means that during children’s formative years, we make it a priority to pass down

Creative Ways to Celebrate Spring With Your Family

See! The winter is past; the rains are over and gone. Flowers appear on the earth; the season of singing has come… – Song of Solomon, 2:11-12 What is your favorite season of the year? As much as I enjoy the wonders that each season holds – the first snow of winter, the balmy nights

Change Always Happens | Let's All Be Brave by Annie F. Downs

Change Always Happens

Change Always Happens Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. — James 1:17 NIV Everything you have, from your health to your friendships to a roof over your head to the food in your belly, is a gift

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