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The Occasional Pain of God’s Tender Loving Care

You are probably aware of the social media phenomenon whereby people post a picture to fondly remember a past memory. You might know it as Throwback Thursday, more commonly called TBT. Ever hear of Flashback Friday? Have you ever had one of those moments where your life flashed through your mind, and you remembered all the good and all the […]

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Let God Be Your Shade

We offer this psalm to you as an encouragement that regardless of what comes your way today you can rest assured that God has you covered. Picture yourself sitting in the shade under a big oak tree protected from the hot sun. He sees you and is near to you. Look to Him today and trust that He is in […]

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God’s Guiding Light

“You, God, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.  Psalm 18:28   “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light t my path.” Psalm 119:105   “Suddenly, God, your light floods my path. God drives out the darkness.” 2 Samuel 22:29   And from the mouth of Jesus – “I am the light of […]

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Sail Away From the Safe Harbor

Today we want to share a prayer attributed to Sir Francis Drake. He is said to have prayed this as he was getting ready to depart off the west coast of South America during his voyage around the world in 1577. DISTURB US, LORD, Sir Francis Drake Disturb us, Lord, when We are too pleased with ourselves, When our dreams […]

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Not Like Instant Oatmeal

Why can’t it be like instant oatmeal – quick and easy? We all know people who always seem to be in a rush. They run from thing to thing, as the saying goes, like a chicken with its head chopped off. Did you ever wonder where that saying originated? After a chicken is decapitated, the adrenalin in its muscle tissue […]

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Lean Not On Your Own Understanding

Are you the type of person who always wants to know the answer? You like to dig into the “who, what, where, when and why.” Take for example; you see an advertisement for the March of Dimes. Some people just see the ad and leave it at that. Others are not content until they’ve done research to find out the […]

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Crossing the Aerial Rope Bridge

Are you a “big picture” person? What we mean by that is, are you always wanting to know how today or your current situation fit into the bigger picture? Maybe you are always thinking and planning two steps ahead. If you are honest, you will probably answer that you do like to know the ending to the movie or what […]

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