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Seasoned Words

“Your speech should always be gracious, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how you should answer each person.” ??Colossians? ?4:6? ?HCSB?? Recently, someone hurt me to my very core and I wanted to scream and shout ugly things at them so they would hurt too. But the Lord whispered this verse in my heart […]

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1 Peter 5:8 (NIV) Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. I am sadden by the enormous overwhelming mean and evil spirit that is permeating our society. It is in our homes, our schools, our politics, our churches, and everywhere. I […]

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It’s Not Going to Be Perfect

I like things to go a certain way. It’s a flaw. I have struggled with it, wrestled with it, my entire life. I have prayed for God to take it away. I have made a conscious effort to change my actions, my attitude. I honestly don’t know how to shake it. At the most inconvenient […]

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Are You Dressed Properly?

I was listening to a podcast the other day by Jim Cymbala. He posed the question, “Are you dressing properly?” In my mind, I began walking through my closet while taking a mental inventory of the wardrobe I own. I really need to clean out my closet! It was crowded in there! I digress. As […]

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Anger is Always Buried Alive!

Anger will always rise from the grave because unchecked anger never truly finds a final resting place! It’s not really dead…it’s very much ALIVE! When I think of anger buried alive I get a visual of zombies rising from the grave (e.g., The Walking Dead) to roam around posing threats to any and everyone in […]

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“I’m Sorry” Is Not Enough

We have a wonderful three year old son who is all boy. He is constantly learning and so am I. When my husband or I correct Kanaan, he says, “I’m sorry! I didn’t mean it.” This is often true, but he also says this about behavior patterns he sustains. When we repeatedly correct him for […]

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