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One Road

My favorite game is Ticket To Ride, which my husband and I play a lot (just ask my youngest daughter, and she’ll roll her eyes). You have to connect train routes between cities, and some cities are tricky because there … Continue reading

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Will YOU be Saved?

It breaks my heart to read Facebook posts and news articles that are pointing at this person or that one and saying, “If this is Christianity, I don’t want it!” First of all, they assume that the ones they are … Continue reading

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Don’t Need God? Think Again.

God may be good for some, but you don’t need Him. You do just fine on your own, thank you very much. As much as you may believe that, you’re wrong. Look around you. Everything you see was made by … Continue reading

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I Can’t Do That

If you’ve never read something in the Bible that you knew you couldn’t do, then you probably haven’t read very much of it. If the Bible was composed of physical tasks like “read your Bible each day” or “give away a … Continue reading

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Lent – Give Up or Take Up?

Have you chosen to give up something for Lent? Many people do, and for various reasons, but the reasons are not what I want to talk about today. This post is to encourage you to take up something — something you … Continue reading

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A Kind God?

Last year, while participating in a once a week fast during Lent season with some others from my church, I set out on my first fasting day early in the morning to seek the Lord. I was stunned when He … Continue reading

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I Got No Time for That!

Lord, My plate is full today. There are bills to pay, taxes to work on, cleaning to do… and that along with things like making meals and doing laundry. And since I stayed up later than usual last night (squeezing … Continue reading

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Every Part Matters

If you’ve done any reading on what happens when you begin to exercise muscles that you haven’t worked on for a while, you are probably aware that expanding your muscles really means creating little tears in them that, when healed, … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Life Make You Forget About Death

Quite a morbid title, I agree. I do not write so as to get you to focus on death and rob you of the joy of life. For many, there is much to love about life and much to celebrate. … Continue reading

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Time Management?

Recently I went through a spell of not making time at God’s feet my priority (time learning from Him by reading His Word, the Bible, and interacting with Him about it in prayer). I was busy doing all kinds of … Continue reading

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