Tag: Wisdom

A Blank Canvas

“Therefore don’t worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.” (Matthew 6:34 HCSB) Recently, I’ve found myself striving more often to be intentional about living for today as if tomorrow doesn’t exist. This doesn’t mean that I don’t make plans and set goals for the future,…

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Words Have Power II

“Likewise, the tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. The tongue also is a fire, a world of evil among the parts of the body. It corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one’s life on…

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The Greatest Act of Love

What an Easter Sunday! Even though it was celebrated unusually in the midst of social distancing, I hope it was still a beautiful day to celebrate Jesus’ resurrection — a fundamental, guiding premise of our belief and the greatest act of love ever committed.  “After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the…

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Discerning God’s Voice

Very early on in my nephew’s life, my sister could understand what he was trying to communicate. No matter what mode of communication he used — loud or soft cries, baby sign language or incoherent speech, she would know what he wanted. He’s three now, and if he says something too fast or if he…

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Dwelling on Failure

March Madness is one of my absolute favorite times of the year. I adore college basketball, and in March (and a lite bit of April) these college players give everything they have to be crowned champions. There’s incredible emotion, a lot of upsets and amazing surprises. But, as I’m watching these unbelievably exciting games, I’m…

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Seasons of Life

Do you ever stop and ponder on the season of life you’re currently in and its meaning? Do you stop and think about what you’re learning, how you’re growing, what’s being taken away, what’s being given? “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be…

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Words Have Power

Scripture Reading: James 3 Words have power. Thinking back, I have said numerous things I wish I could have said differently or decided not to say at all. I can also point my finger on instances where I wish I could have said something, but stayed quiet instead.  If words didn’t have power, we wouldn’t…

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Declaring Psalm 1

Speaking scriptures over your life is a powerful way to incorporate God’s word into your daily routine. Declarations are also a way to fight temptations, fears and insecurities while meditating on truth. Declare Psalm 1:1-3 with me today: I am blessed I will not walk in the counsel of the ungodly I will not sit…

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Created on Purpose

“Yet you, Lord, are our Father.     We are the clay, you are the potter;     we are all the work of your hand.” (Isaiah 64:8 NIV) You were created on purpose for a purpose. We are vessels to get God’s will out, and how beautiful and miraculous it is that He would choose us specifically to…

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A Time to Reflect

We’ve officially made it through the first month of 2021! Let’s take some time to reflect on what the month of January meant to each of us. Did you write out New Year’s resolutions or goals you wanted to accomplish for the month? How do you feel about progress on these resolutions or goals?  Do…

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