March 2019

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One recent morning I was kneeling down in my prayer closet (literally my closet), and Holy Spirit gave me revelation that has really shifted my perspective. The day before I was challenged to start my prayer with praise, so I did that. But I was not “feeling” thankful, and I knew I had to be…

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By: Tatyana Claytor I applaud Tatyana for this creatively written piece for us all to learn something about God’s patience. Despite the overwhelming horrors of our sin, God chooses patience over judgment. He chooses to love us in grace and waits for us to return to Him. The popular Netflix movie Bird Boxexplores what happens…

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“I’m going to start soon…” “I’ve been wanting to do that for a long time…” “I need to do that…” “I know I should be doing this…” When I hear people saying things like this I am reminded of this quote that a well respected business man said to me some time ago: “The best…

Read more The Best Time To Plant a Tree Is 25 Years Ago. The Second Best Time Is Today

I wanted to be popular so badly that I let my life get out of control. – Anonymous. True Story I wanted to be popular so badly that I let my life get out of control. I’m not exactly sure when I realized my life was spinning out of control. Maybe it was that night…

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Control: to exercise restraint or direction over; dominate; command Influence: the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of others In Matthew 28: 18-20, we read Jesus’ famous words that have been termed “The Great Commission”. Jesus said, “Therefore, go…

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Growing up, I have always tried to be this “perfect” embodiment of what I believed a good, morally upstanding person should be. I have come a long way from that insecure, control-freak of a person I used to be. Here’s the truth: we are not really in control, anyway. Unfortunately, this was the start of…

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