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God, the Artist

God, the Artist

When I see whisps of clouds blowing by and orangy-pinks splashed around at sunset, I wonder sometimes if it might be God letting loose His artistic side. He paints with both ...

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Think Good Thoughts

Think Good Thoughts

We've all been hurt at some time by someone we love, someone we trusted. Those negative words and actions against us can be easy to hold on to. The problem is, if you hang on ...

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Do Not Be Afraid

Do Not Be Afraid

I recently read Max Lucado's book Fearless (review forthcoming). In it, he discusses that one of the main messages Jesus gave us was "Do not be afraid." Several times, his ...

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You’re a Work in Progress

You’re a Work in Progress

Here's a secret. You're not perfect. You sin, repent, and sin again. But God loves you anyway. He's constantly working on you and in you. When you stumble or fall, and you ...

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What’s The Boldest Thing You’ve Done?

What’s The Boldest Thing You’ve Done?

Barrie Davenport at LiveBoldAndBloom.com posed a question to her readers, “What’s the boldest thing you’ve done?” The article really spoke to me on a personal level because I’ve ...

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Listen Carefully

Listen Carefully

When you're wondering what God's plan is for your life, listen carefully. We're always looking for that definitive answer we can point to and say "That's His plan for me!" But ...

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He Cares For You

He Cares For You

Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. - 1 Peter 5:6-7

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What’s The Worst That Could Happen?

What’s The Worst That Could Happen?

I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.  ~Mark Twain Worry often rules our daily lives. We worry about getting to work on time. ...

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Don’t Keep Your Blinds Closed

Don’t Keep Your Blinds Closed

As I was sitting during my quiet time today, I happened to look over at the window. I could see through the blinds that it was a sunny, beautiful day outside. I debated for a ...

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How Often Do You Listen To Yourself?

How Often Do You Listen To Yourself?

How often do you listen to yourself? Do you really give thought to your actions, analyze your behavior, and be honest with yourself when you fall short? More and more, it ...

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