Monthly Archives: May 2013

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Written on May, 30, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

A couple of weeks ago, our Pastor started talking about the seasons of life. He chose to start off with fall. Fall is a good season. A time of harvest, hard work, and sometimes stress. But it’s a time to rest too. Don’t allow stress to become burn out. Take a weekly Sabbath. We all need that! Realize the hope …

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Written on May, 27, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this idea of loneliness. It is something I’ve heard from men close to me who really had no reason to say it.Loneliness is a state of mind. It’s something in your head. We have heard the saying that people could be a in a crowded room and still feel lonely. Or that they …

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Written on May, 20, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Yesterday at church, our Pastor was out of town, so our Youth Pastor gave the message. I always enjoy hearing from him. Everyone on our church staff that has had times of teaching is very enjoyable.Josh’s message was on “Having a God given dream & purpose for your life.” He said “People are running wild because they don’t have the …

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Written on May, 17, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Life is hard. Bad things happen to good people and seemingly bad people have good things happen to them. Death takes away loved ones every day, and this world just continues to get worse.I just read a news report on a dating couple who got pregnant. The man didn’t want the baby, so he tricked his girlfriend by telling her …

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Written on May, 16, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

With everything I’ve been going through since last August, the best thing I’ve known to do is let God lead. He knows what’s best for me anyway. He can see my future and He knew this was going to happen, so He wasn’t surprised.   I was surprised. However, God is here leading me on. I cling to the Scriptures and …

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Written on May, 15, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Most of my life, I have struggled with my self esteem and self image. I thought I was fat when I wasn’t. I thought I wasn’t very smart when I was. Hearing negative things about yourself repeatedly can cause a person to believe what’s being said. How do we counter-act the negative? With positive, of course! What does God think …

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Written on May, 14, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

We have had some weird weather this year in Georgia. It’s been cold when it wasn’t supposed to be cold, and some times it’s hot during Christmas, instead of being cold.Today, one of our dogs got out of the front door and I had to chase her. I was upset about having to do this, until I smelled the honeysuckle. …

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Written on May, 13, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

I am reading the book Start by Jon Acuff. He is by far, one of the funniest writers and speakers I’ve encountered.   I’m only on Chapter 2, but it is so good, I wanted to share.   “Fear tends to argue both sides of the coin, leaving you absolutely no room to stand. Here are two of the complete …

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Written on May, 09, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

My heart is heavy over several different things right now. Children are somehow involved in all of it. They need prayer and blessings from people.The news this week, of 3 girls who have been held captive by men for the last 10 years just floors me! These were GIRLS when they were kidnapped. They were most likely used as sex …

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Written on May, 08, 2013 by in | Leave a comment

Helen Keller who was blind wrote, “Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” She was both deaf AND blind! That had to be hard… if she had of only been one or the either, she would have had an easier time communicating. Her parents found help …

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