Devotionals

Don’t Take a Vacation from YOU!

I previously wrote about God using things that we understand to get messages across to us and here I am again. I believe that is why Jesus spoke in Parables; it was His way of helping us mere humans; He is God and knows all (omniscient) but we may need a little help to “get […]

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Change of Plans

I feel like I need to share this because I am willing to bet I’m not the only person who deals with ridiculously high expectations of themselves. I have always been an “all or nothing” type person. It can be a fabulous thing, but it can also cause me to tear myself apart in the […]

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Be Faithful While Waiting

“He who is faithful in a very little thing is also faithful in much; and he who is dishonest in a very little thing is also dishonest in much” Luke 16:10 Sometimes as we grow, we really want to see immediate results. We live in a world full of instant gratification. When I was young, […]

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The Garden of Our Life

I love the way Jesus cares so much for us that He finds ways to speak to us through things that He knows that we’ll understand. This just happened to me today. I had been having a couple bad days and I really needed to hear what He had to say to me. He came […]

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On the Road to Becoming Better

Sometimes on our adventures of improvement, we realize that we do some negative “stuff”. Like with a new year resolution, we start out on fire to stop the negative things and rely on our will power and continued motivation to make it happen. When we rely only on ourselves, however, we will typically fail. So […]

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Just Pray

When you ask someone who is going through a hard time what you can do to help them, you might hear the words, “just pray”. You may be sitting in a hospital room waiting to hear back from the doctor about your loved one’s surgery. You may be awaiting results from a big career-changing exam. […]

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Find Peace in Him

We have all heard it preached in church and been asked the question: do you have peace about it? Well, this question can be taken in many ways. Have I sat and humanly pondered the pros and cons of it, and came out with more pros than cons? I don’t think that is the measure […]

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