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The Scenery – What Do You See?

Close your eyes for a minute and picture yourself walking through a beautiful garden full of spectacularly colored flowers, along a deserted beach as the waves lap at your feet, or through the rainforest in Brazil with its magnificent array of color. Maybe you’ve vacationed in the Caribbean and been captivated by the crystal clear blue water and stunning white […]

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What Do You Keep Putting Off?

Are you a person who lives by the adage, “Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today” or do you flip that around and say, “Why do today what can be put off until tomorrow”? We live in a world of procrastinators. The school assignment is due in two weeks but you wait until the night before to […]

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Sorry, No Vacancy

With Christmas just over two weeks away, in the midst of holiday busyness, are you making room for Jesus. In Luke’s telling of the birth of Jesus he tells us that Joseph and Mary were turned away when they were looking for a place for Jesus to be born. In Luke 2:7 we read, “And she gave birth to her […]

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Even As Your Ship Sinks

For the men and women stationed at the Naval Station Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, began as just a normal day. But at 7:48 a.m. Hawaiian time, all that changed. 353 Japanese fighter planes, torpedo planes and bombers surprise attacked the naval base, damaging all eight battleships with four being sunk, damaging or sinking another eight ships, destroying 188 airplanes, […]

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How Thirsty Are You Today?

You have the Christmas wish list of a family member in your pocket as you head to the shopping mall. You’ve never heard of the particular item circled in red on their list, but you assume it will be easily located and within your budget. You plan to only spend as much time navigating the mall madness as is needed. […]

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Where To Find Improvement

These days you do not have to look too hard to find a quick fix for whatever problem or dilemma you are facing. We typed the words “self-help” in the search box at Amazon and found 902,000 results; products on Amazon’s site promising to improve your life, health, relationships, finances, parenting, golf game, lower your stress level, de-clutter your house, […]

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Reach Out And Touch Someone

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. A song written in 1963 by Edward Pola and George Wyle and popularized by singer Andy Williams tells us so. You know the song, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Not only does the song tell us that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, it also says “It’s […]

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Do You One-Stop Shop?

We think you will agree that shopping, whether it is for life’s daily needs and wants or those not-so-easy to find items on your holiday gift list, can be draining and exhausting. Not too many years ago you had to shop at many different stores in order to buy all the varying items you needed. You went to the grocery […]

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What Are You Relentlessly Pursuing?

College football is winding down its season. Many teams play their last regularly scheduled game, with the best schools striving to make it to their conference championship game, a bowl game, or for four teams, to the College Football Playoffs, hopefully leading to a national championship. Today, in the biggest rivalry in college sports, #8 ranked Ohio State takes on […]

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A Hope-Filled Present & Future

Now that all that is left of the turkey is leftovers, and today being Black Friday, the Christmas Season is upon us and with it comes a roller coaster of emotions. Stress levels often hit the roof during the holidays. The holidays present us with a dizzying array of demands – we have too many gifts to buy and wrap, […]

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