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STATUS UPDATE: OTHERWISE UNKNOWN

Before I begin reading through a book in the Bible, I read the introductory information given in the pages before the first chapter. Knowing the background, date, and purpose of the book helps me better understand what I read and make personal application. Today I want to share how an “otherwise unknown” prophet delivered just…

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BE CAREFUL WHO YOU FOLLOW

I overheard a conversation recently where some people were discussing who they’d follow off a cliff. Of course, they were referring to qualities that make an individual a leader worth following. I know for sure my list of people I’d follow off a cliff is pretty short. How about yours? But are you careful about…

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HOW TO HANDLE AN INSULT

The world offers many suggestions for how to handle an insult. I’ve tried a few only to find I’ve made a painful experience worse. Life is hard enough without self-inflicted pain. In this post, I’m going to share four ways I’ve learned to handle an insult and why I think they’re the best way. The…

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For When You’re On the Verge of a Breakdown

I love to travel. Well, sort of. I really like the thought of traveling more than the actual process of packing stuff and leaving home. Hello. My name is Stacy and I am a homebody. And I’m not sorry. Home is my favorite place to be. But a friend needed some help. My counselor said…

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When Trials Come Do This

“And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am going to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there.” Acts 20:22 I desire to live Spirit-filled and Spirit-led. But I must confess that I want to know—I live as if I must know—what will happen to me. I want to know the results, the outcome,…

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February

Day 2 Exodus 24-25 & Matthew 23—The Bible is the written Word of God to us. It is His story of love for, redemption of, and relationship to His highest creation—you and me. Sometimes we ask a child or a friend, “Do I have to paint you a picture?” Well God did in His Word….

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