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The Kingdom of Self-Pity

It's so easy to get caught up in self pity when things go bad. All around us we see and hear advertising that tells us life and we are to be so beautiful - and if it's not that way, it's hard not to ..
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In the Dark

Have you ever experienced a sorrow so devastating that you felt you were enveloped by heavy, thick, dark clouds? A dreadful darkness that makes God's perfect love seem gone forever, with His grace to .
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Stormy Troubles

How do you weather the storms of life? All of us can surely make a long list of them. Sometimes I call them classrooms of life and wonder what I could do different this time to get a passing grade. I .
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The Storms of Life

Are you waiting for something to happen? Does most of your life revolve around that desire for your life? Do you lose what today could have been by always looking ahead to what you want it to be? ..
(April 24, 2007)
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How to Deal With the Storms of Life

Some of life’s storms come upon us suddenly as was the case for the disciples in the ship. (Mark 4:37) We suddenly lose someone we love, we have a bitter disappointment, a crushing financial ..
(April 24, 2007)
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Keep Climbing

" Observe the ant, " the great Asian conqueror Tamerlane told his friends. In relating a story from his early life, he said, “I once was forced to take shelter from my enemies in a dilapidated ..
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The Perfect Father

With Father's Day just having passed, I know many hearts and minds have been focused on their fathers of this world. For some that is a joyous event, but for many it's a very heartbreaking and ..
(April 15, 2007)
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Praise Changes Things

Have you spent much time in the Psalms? If you've had times of sorrow, grief and disappointments of life, you've surely dwelled in the Psalms of the Bible. David was a man after God's own heart and ..
(April 15, 2007)
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The Path of Most Resistance

I am amazed at how easy it is to fall back into the mindset I've had for so many years which I now see to be the foundation for keeping me in poor health. It's like the ruts formed by moving water on .
(April 15, 2007)
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What Are You Saying?

What we listen to affects our health. That could be radio and television or people around us. Some people and circumstances force us to listen to ranting and evil reports. We need to set boundaries ..
(April 15, 2007)
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Security - Is It In The Stuff?

"Security is a superstition. It does not exist in Nature. It is no safer in the long-run than outright exposure. " Helen Keller How much time do you spend worrying about things that you can't ..
(April 15, 2007)
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Make Your Money Last Longer and Add Time To Your Week

There are so many ways to save money, and the least effective one is finding things on sale. We have to learn how to find and use what we already have. It's a talent lost in our present culture of ..
(April 11, 2007)
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Mind Control

Does our mind control our body and health? So much research has been done on our thoughts and how they affect our body physiologically and mentally. That leads me to think about our prayers for ..
(April 11, 2007)
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This Is My Doing

My belief is that we Christians struggle against ourselves more than the devil himself. We hold a high standard, which is good, but it can be produce a lot of self-condemnation. In I Kings 12:24 God .
(April 11, 2007)
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Never Be Afraid

There are two opposing forces in this world: one is fear and the other one faith. If you truly and deeply believe in God, there is no fear. Fear always brings bondage and it’s so easy to slip ..
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No Hope Left

It's not hard to be depressed and angry and without hope that God will do anything. As much free will as we love to express, we sure don't appreciate having it when it comes to healing, daily ..
(April 11, 2007)
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Stay On The Road

It's hard to change old habits and many of them go generations back, yet we have been given the power to do so and to enjoy this life, we must make the choice to always have hope lit within our ..
(April 11, 2007)
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Finding Peace in the Ocean of Life

There is a part of the sea known as “the cushion of the sea. ” It lies beneath the surface that is agitated by storms and churned by the wind. It is so deep that it is a part of the sea that is ..
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Lighten The Load

Many people seem to feel that they have too much to carry in life. The burdens are too great, the path is too rocky, and there is no place to find joy in life. In America we have a lot to bear. ..
(April 03, 2007)
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Laughter As Medicine

God's Word says: “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine, but a broken spirit drieth the bones. " (Proverbs 17:22) The original Hebrew definitions: merry = blithe, gleeful, be glad, joyful, ..
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Laughter Health

Michael R. Wasserman, M. D. , specialist in geriatric medicine states, “A few years ago, I came down with pneumonia, pulled out videotapes of “I Love Lucy" reruns and laughed myself back ..
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Live in Today

I'm reading a book about St. Francis of Assisi. Because of my love for Creation, my neighbors call me Saint Francine. I'm sure I'm far from what the Catholic church would require for that title, but ..
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Living Each Moment

June marks the entrance to summer in my mind. School is out, children are playing everywhere and flowers are brightly bobbing their heads towards the sun. My favorite part of summer is when the sun ..
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Loss, Grief & Christ's Strength

People all over the world are grieving due to some loss in their life. Grief will break down a body! David says, in Psalm 31:10, “My life is consumed by anguish and my years by groaning; my ..
(April 03, 2007)
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The Honey of God's Word

As I read my Bible today, I noted again that anxiety is nothing new. David mentioned it in Psalm 139:23-24: " Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there ..
(March 27, 2007)
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