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It’s All About ME

It’s All About ME

[Inside: Why we should submit to each other.] Togetherness It’s August. The sun is shining, the pool is sparkling, the lake is calling, and the kids have been home now for 8 weeks… (but who’s counting?!) For the most part it’s been wonderful. The schedule […]

Restoring a Hidden Treasure: My Opal Ring {Guest Blogger}

Restoring a Hidden Treasure: My Opal Ring {Guest Blogger}

 hgkhgkhgkhf gytg7giuygo Restoring a Hidden Treasure: My Opal Ring By Guest blogger, Melinda K. Taylor klhiuoiugoyflkjh jh An Unexpected Find Have you ever found a hidden treasure when you were not really looking for one? January 2018 I was visiting my daughter Crystal in Cincinnati […]

When You Don’t Think You Have Enough Faith

When You Don’t Think You Have Enough Faith

(Inside: Let’s increase our faith.)   I don’t like to have faith. I mean, I do…but only in theory. Because having faith means I’m okay with the unknown. And that conflicts with my desire to be “in the know” at all times. Photo by Flavio […]

How to Hear God’s Voice in the Valley

How to Hear God’s Voice in the Valley

(Inside: Hearing God’s voice in the midst of hard times. God is there. God is for you. And He will speak to you. Learn from Elijah’s story to better discern God’s voice in your own life.)   You know how outside elements – hail, debris or small […]

Redeemed – On Mission in Rwanda

Redeemed – On Mission in Rwanda

(Inside: Redeemed – an African story of love and redemption.)   Redeemed: A Boy’s Story He was 9 years old in April of 1994.  He and his 8 brothers and sisters lived with their parents in a village not far from the capital city of […]

A Foster to Adopt Story (And How They Need You)

A Foster to Adopt Story (And How They Need You)

(Inside: How you can help take care of the orphans through adoption, foster care or in a different way. Read ideas from a touching story.)   Jenny felt like God had something big in store for her.   Her negative self-talk questioned: Who am I […]

No More Excuses: Simple Ways to be in God’s Word

No More Excuses: Simple Ways to be in God’s Word

(Inside: Practical ways to be in the Word.) What’s your excuse? “I’m too busy.” “It’s hard to understand.” “I don’t know what part to read.” “I just don’t like to read.”  There are probably a million reasons why we don’t read God’s word for ourselves. […]

The Busy Woman’s Guide to Memorizing Life-Giving Scripture

The Busy Woman’s Guide to Memorizing Life-Giving Scripture

(Inside: Simple ways for busy people to memorize scripture and permanently write God’s encouragement in their hearts.)   My heart sunk just a little bit deeper into my chest. My body was warm, tucked under the covers of my bed, but my heart felt sad […]

Friendship with God – Is That Even Possible?

Friendship with God – Is That Even Possible?

Think about the people who are closest to you in your life… that one person you go to right away when you are in trouble. The person you can talk to about anything.  Do you have their face in your mind? Now, think about how […]

Do You Live in Scarcity when Really You are Spiritually Rich?

Do You Live in Scarcity when Really You are Spiritually Rich?

(Inside: Do you live like the spiritually wealthy child of God you are?)   Hetty Green died $3 billion dollars rich, but refused to pay for her son to seek medical attention – so his leg was amputated.   Can you even imagine being that […]



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