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“Therefore, as…

“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave … Continue reading

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Nothing comes of Nothing

“But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you  are only fooling yourselves.”  Jame 1:22 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 I was researching famous quotes from plays for some … Continue reading

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A Laughing Sacrifice

“Therefore, I urge you,  brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.”  Romans 12:1 Last week that verse stuck out to me, … Continue reading

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Holding on too long

Philippians 3:13 “…forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead.” Galatians 5:1 “For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of [bondage].” This … Continue reading

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Cracks

We are coming to the end of a room remodel.  Thankfully God provided the means to hire someone to do most of the work, but to save money we are doing the finishing work of painting the trim.  Part of … Continue reading

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“Forgiven”

My dear friend Kate and I were just discussing how our more significant mistakes/failures/sins have a tendency to label us (either because we can’t forgive ourselves or others won’t see us any other way) and we can become crushed under the … Continue reading

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I guess I’ll call it…Growth

I used to want the type of man who would ‘show me the world’; now I want a man who will help me rise above it.  ~Marilou Schnaderbeck (Thank you God, for giving me Mark…for knowing and giving me what I needed.) … Continue reading

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