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Allow God to Be God

Allow God to Be God

…hallowed be Thy Name. — Matthew 6:9 When you’re close to death, you tend to see your life flash on the movie theater of your mind. Which I did. But I also saw Jesus. Not in a He-is-standing-right-there way but in a majestic way. I flew from South Africa to Washington, DC, after Cape Town 2010,

He Got It Just Right: Reminding Your Kids They Are Special

If you’re anything like me and my kids, just hearing the first few notes of the VeggieTales theme song makes you want to jump up and dance and sing. We love VeggieTales! We have watched and read so many of the movies and stories and have enjoyed them all. Each story has a great lesson

A Burden Shared Is a Burden Lifted

Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. — Galatians 6:2 As a mother, my desire has always been that my children would grow into competent, independent adults, but not at the expense of developing compassionate, caring hearts for others. In a world that often promotes individual rights over those of the community,

10 Simple Ways to Bless Your Neighbors

One of the things I love most about the holidays is getting to do something nice for my neighbors. Oh sure, I could do it year ’round, but I am sorry to say that I really don’t think enough about it.  Then the weather cools down, the Christmas lights go up on the house and

Love Others: Love Mercy

A Samaritan traveling the road came on him. When he saw the man’s condition, his heart went out to him. — Luke 10:33 Power Verses Micah 6:8, Galatians 6:2 My friend was suffering. She didn’t have to say a word; I could see it all in her eyes: I need someone to crawl into my pit

Matthew 25:40

Kindness is a Calling for all Christians

When we were growing up, my sister and I brought home stray kitties and puppies that had missing fur, broken limbs, and in one case, missing a leg altogether. The animals that had absolutely no hope of ever being adopted and were one breath away from their last—those were the ones we loved the most.

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