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Gift: That Which You Presently Have To Give Away

Our guest speaker, the Rev. Jimmie Bratcher, shared a moving story today at church that blessed my heart.  It focused on “giving your gift.”  His message was based on Proverbs 18:16 and offered the original definition of “gift”: that which you presently have to give away. I share the story ...

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Managing Loneliness Constructively

Last week, I shared my struggles with loneliness.  And believe you me, the struggle is real every day, y’all.  There are some days I’m more content than others, but loneliness always finds a way to make frequent, unauthorized appearances in my daily life.  And I’ve come to the conclusion that I ...

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Brother, Let Me Be Your Shelter

“Brother let me be your shelter I’ll never leave you all alone I can be the one you call When you’re low Brother let me be your fortress When the night winds are driving on Be the one to light the way Bring you home” (“Brother,” by NeedToBreathe) I work ...

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