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The Thrill Of Giving And The Delight of Receiving

Part of the delight of celebrating Christmas is giving gifts–that makes perfect sense since God offered us a wonderful example by gifting us with His precious Son, Jesus. (John 3:16)  Gift-givers experience a thrill that travels to the deepest heart level as they witness hope-filled, sparkling eyes anticipating what could ...

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The Blessings Of Waiting On God’s Best

My cat is a thinker.  She understands a lot of words and gestures.  I have even seen her reasoning to solve a problem.  For example, when she spies a stray cat slinking towards the side of the house, she knows that if she runs to the window on that side ...

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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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7 Practical Tips for Gaining Contentment

I always believed that a house with a white-picket fence and 2.5 children would bring me contentment. God however had other plans for me than my picture-perfect idea of what I thought was satisfaction. I struggled for years accepting that my life had turned out differently than I had hoped. I ...

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We’re A Lot Like Sheep: Peculiar

Do you realize that God uses the terms “peculiar” and “sheep” to describe you and me? Truth be known, sheep are a very peculiar lot.  Learning more about sheep will help you see our common characteristics.  You’ll also be amazed at “why” God really does deserve praise from us “peculiar” ...

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