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Rats!

Throw all your anxiety onto him, because he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7 (The Daily Life Bible) What makes you anxious? Try to concentrate on the thing that’s eating you up over which you have some degree of control. Forget the world condition; as angst-ridden as it may be, you probably can’t do anything… Read More ›

Peace like a river

God made the earth by his might, it is said, he shaped the world by his wisdom, crafted the skies by his knowledge. God made all there is, was, or ever will be. Be sure of his love and presence, guidance and mercy. He knew, and knows us. A confusing concept to our way of… Read More ›

The right words

A person finds joy in giving an apt reply – and how good is a timely word! Proverbs 15:23 (NIV) Simple and direct, that’s the best way. When you say thank you, I love you, good job, keep the faith, you’re beautiful, you’re smarter than you think you are, I’m sorry, I forgive you… these… Read More ›

Everything in its time

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven… Ecclesiastes 3:1 I await Your timing, Lord, but in the waiting, let me share, gift by gift, day by day so others know Your love and care. In the labyrinth of my days this moment is all I know, Everything in its… Read More ›

Peace Lily

Present day by day

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 KJV God is present. This isn’t a maybe or a might; it is an absolute. In times of fretfulness and fear, when you think you have been forgotten, remember this: “Cast all your anxiety on God for He cares… Read More ›

Immanuel

The treasure

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal, for where your treasure is, there will your heart be… Read More ›

Reach out

10 Ways to make yourself feel better

Is there a magic elixir for happiness? Should we be that thing called “happy” all the time? Is there value in disappointment and trials? Down days are inevitable. Sometimes all you need is a little boost to get you over the hump. Call a friend and tell them something you admire about them. This isn’t… Read More ›

Mattress Mack helping out

Be Bold

For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 Be bold. Be bold with the talents you have been given. Be bold in prayer. Be bold in caring for other people. Be bold. We are given the strength and courage for every… Read More ›

Sunrise

Healing in forgiveness

And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. 1 John 4:16 (KJV) Forgive and forget. The forget part is hard. We mull over disappointment, wrongs done to us, wrongs we have done to others…. Read More ›

The Fence

The Fence

But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart.  1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV) Life is, what it is. God’s… Read More ›

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