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Sooner Than You Think!

 Quick solutions have been around for hundreds of years.  They promise relief from physical or  emotional pain, or  appeal to our desire to improve our well-being in some fashion. But their consequences often come to light only when it’s too late for a change of course.When we are suffering or ...

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7 Practical Steps as You Are Waiting For God

Waiting is difficult, and if we are not careful we can grow weary and despondent as we wait. Sometimes it seems that we have been waiting forever for God to fulfill His promises to us. Sometimes we may even lose hope, as hope deferred can make our hearts sick. What ...

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Fear: A Treasure?

False Evidence Appearing Real Often, this is what fear is:  something vague, somewhere in the distance, something deceptive that seems so real to our emotions.   We fear the very thought of so many dreadful things that could happen, though most will never materialize. The thought “what if” often brings with ...

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Moving Forward in 2016

For many, 2015, was a tough year; setbacks, delays, and distractions seemed to be the main themes for last year. Our nation experienced devastating violence in colleges, movie theaters and even in churches. Unpredictable and destructive weather patterns hit many areas in the United States. ISIS and terrorism attacks came ...

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How to Find Satisfaction in an Unsatisfying World

The cake was perfectly iced and sprinkled with coconut. There it sat on our pantry shelf when the doorbell rang.  My mother headed to the door to see who was calling, leaving me alone in the kitchen while she talked briefly to the unexpected visitor. At age four, I could not resist ...

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