Category Archives: confidence

WHO ARE YOU?

He sat there, gloating upon a mushroom.  He inhaled the fumes from a hookah and blew smoke rings in the air as he pompously asked Alice, “Whoooo are youuuuuu?   Who was he to ask?  Nothing more than a blue … Continue reading

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STILL TRYING TO DISCOVER YOURSELF?

In my years of stumbling over obstacles, brushing myself off and starting over again,  I’ve come to the conclusion that my life may not have seemed important to me, but God knew me before I ever came to be.  He … Continue reading

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IN THE SCHEME OF THINGS

Our world is a sea of people.  I often wonder where I fit in, in that massive expanse.  Little old me, is like a speck on the radar.  Sure, there’s a heartbeat and blood flows through my veins, but it’s … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES IT TAKES A WHILE

My husband is truly a prayer warrior and has been a great example for me.  He’s always turned to God in thanksgiving, praise and times of pain and need.  He’s also the kind of guy who wants everyone else to … Continue reading

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NO MORE TEARS

Another funeral – another of our friends laid to his final rest – a time of sadness – a release from the desperation of fighting for life – for the Christian, a time of great joy. As my life seems … Continue reading

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THIS ISN’T WORK

A couple weeks ago, I shared with you that I’m starting a new line of work. It isn’t a full time position.  In fact, I’ll just be working at this particular facility once a month.  I have to admit I … Continue reading

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IN THE DESERT

Doesn’t it seem interesting that some of the most important events in the Bible take place in the desert?  Moses led the nation of Israel through a desert wilderness for 40 years.  Abraham sent Hagar and her son into the … Continue reading

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NOTHING CAN SEPARATE US

ORIGINALLY POSTED ON ATIMETOSHARE.ME ON 6/21/14 I came across this passage today and it made me think of how this life is so uncertain.  We can share relationships and friendships – hardships and loss – joys and successes, but all those … Continue reading

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YOU ARE SPECIAL

Originally postedon 6/18/14 If you feel that your role in life isn’t important – if you struggle daily with thoughts of failure – if you believe that whatever you do, it isn’t going to be enough – it’s time to … Continue reading

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THIS LIGHT OF MINE

Yesterday we celebrated Pentecost Sunday – a day where the Holy Spirit made one of His miraculous appearances in a very dramatic way.  As the words to hymn and special music were sung, I could almost imagine what happened on that … Continue reading

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I’M NO GOOD!

  Martin Luther spent the greater part of his young life trying to live up to his father’s expectations of him, his peers’ opinions of him and the church’s requirements of him.  He thought if only He was a better … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

    40 days had passed since his brutally crushed body was raised from death and He appeared to His followers.  Some thought He was a ghost, others doubted it was Him.  In that short span of time, He proved that … Continue reading

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LIVE IN ME

Before each nerve was sewn, or breath of life inspired, Before each muscle formed, or potter’s clay was fired, He knew me even then.  His hand was on my heart, He shaped me with His power.  With Him I’ll never … Continue reading

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PRAY

   Do you ever wonder if your prayers are being heard or if they even matter?  When you think about it, there are over seven billion people in the world.  Not all of them pray, but if even half of … Continue reading

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SPIRIT

You were there when the mountains were carved, when life exploded, When rivers were formed and when man was created from the dust. You fill men with courage, honor, conscience, love, peace, endurance, faith, You danced upon the heads of … Continue reading

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A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS

   NEED I SAY MORE?

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NOT ALL DAYS ARE GOING TO BE GREAT

Just think!  You’re a Christian – you’ve been freed from the grip of sin and the devil – you’re beaming in the afterglow of Easter – life is perfect – right? Monday morning comes and you get an overdraft notice from … Continue reading

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IN CHRIST ALONE

In Christ alone my hope is found,He is my light, my strength, my song;this Cornerstone, this solid Ground,firm through the fiercest drought and storm.What heights of love, what depths of peace,when fears are stilled, when strivings cease!My Comforter, my All … Continue reading

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TAKE HIS HAND

His hands are open to the world.  He reaches out to heal.He touches and His will is done.  He knows just how we feel.He took on human flesh to be the perfect sacrifice – The pure and spotless Lamb of God … Continue reading

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LIFE IN CHRIST – PEACE IN DEATH

The world is not the place for me.  I long to be in heaven. When thoughts like that invade my mind, I need to be forgiven. God didn’t make me to want death.  He chose me as His own. He … Continue reading

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