Monthly Archives: December 2015

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Written on Dec, 31, 2015 by in | 2 Comments.

I am excited and proud to announce, that I finally obeyed God’s leading and put together a book!! This is a 60 day devotional that are blog posts I compiled. It’s just casual conversations about life. You might have already read a few of them…. BUT don’t let that stop you from getting the book. Because there is a challenge …

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Written on Dec, 31, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

“All the days ordained for me were written in your book.” Psalm 139:16 Well, this is it, the end of 2015. It was a year of ups and downs for me, but I wouldn’t change a thing.   In all honesty, it was not a terrible year. It was a pretty good one. I have allowed God to work in …

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Written on Dec, 30, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Deuteronomy 31: 6, “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; He will never leave or forsake you.” If we are totally honest, we can all say we have battled with some form of depression at some time in our lives. I know I have, and I will …

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Written on Dec, 29, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Grief is hard Matthew 5:4, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” One day, as I pumped gas in my car, I looked down the road a little and saw a place that makes grave stones. There was an older couple outside looking through the examples the company has. It was just after Thanksgiving and close to …

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Written on Dec, 28, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

James 1:17 “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” God gives us gifts all the time. Sometimes we see them, other times we miss them. We are a gift giving culture. We give things for birthdays, anniversaries, Mother’s Day, Father’s day, graduations, weddings, and …

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Written on Dec, 27, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

I have decided to post for the next week from my new book that will be out soon. The book is “Java with Jill: Casual Conversations About Life”. It will be available for download first, then you can order print editions. I would love your feedback if you have time to write to me. Do You Know How Much You …

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Written on Dec, 25, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Psalm 100: 1-3 “Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come before Him with joyful songs. Know that the LORD is God. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His pasture.” Last night, I attended my work church’s Christmas Eve candle light service. …

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Written on Dec, 23, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Philippians 4:19, “And my God will meet all of your needs according to the riches of His glory in Christ Jesus.” Right off the bat, let me preface this post with a couple of things. Yes, I have a budget. And, I’m not totally dumb.  I never really learned God’s way to handle money. (Until recently because a friend at …

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Written on Dec, 22, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

“But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call Him Jesus.” `Luke 1: 30-31 Dictionary.com defines favor as “something done or granted out of goodwill, rather than from justice or for remuneration, a kind act.” Favor is a …

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Written on Dec, 21, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Romans 5:9 says, “And since we have been made right in God’s sight by the blood of Christ, He will certainly save us from God’s condemnation.” NLT After being in church for many years, and being in different types of churches, I have heard some things that really surprised me. Some people don’t see or live out of God’s grace. At one …

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