Inspiration

When we invite God into our world, he enters. He brings several gifts: joy, patience, resilience. Anxieties arise, yet they do not remain. Fears arise and then disappear. The lamentations land on the windshield, but then the cleaner of prayer appears. The devil still throws stones of guilt at me, but I surrender them to…

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Here is a beautiful piece by Christian D. Larson, and it’s our thought for today, a promise you can make to yourself… “Promise Yourself To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there…

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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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I do not know about you, but in the heat of a conversation, I am generally more tempted to emotionally respond, rather than rationally respond. The way we respond to people and situations, has more power than we may realize. It has the power to build a strong foundation and relationship and it has the…

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