God's faithfulness, joy, sanctification, thanksgiving

Something to Chew on

Be joyful ALWAYS; pray continually; give thanks in ALL circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Do not put out the Spirit’s fire; do not treat prophecies with contempt. Test everything. HOLD ON TO THE GOOD. Avoid every kind of evil. May God Himself, the God of peace, SANCTIFY you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul, …

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hurricanes, morning prayer, problems, thanksgiving, Trust

Short and Sweet

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer annd petition, with thanksgiving, present your request to God and the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus” …

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Piano lessons, practice, praise, thanksgiving

Practice Makes Perfect

When I was growing up, I took piano lessons. I wanted to learn to play. Nobody was making me take lessons, but my mom did have to make me practice. I didn’t like to practice. “Practice makes perfect.” Well, maybe not perfect. I remember my friends standing at our back sliding-glass door asking if I could play and my mother telling …

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butterflies, prayer, spring, thanksgiving

Prayers with Wings

There is a phenomenon going on currently in the book market. It’s a little devotional book entitled, Jesus Calling. It is on the Best-Seller’s list and is quickly climbing the ladder to levels of The Shack and Purpose Driven Life. It’s that popular. It’s that good. The author is Sara Young. This missionary/author explains in the foreword of her book that she always journaled …

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