Forgivness vs. Reconciliation

Forgivness vs. Reconciliation

Back when I taught Sunday school our class did a study based on Gary Chapman’s, “Love as a Way of Life”.  There was a week on forgiveness and let me tell you, I disagreed on so many levels with him on forgiveness that I pretty much just had to rewrite the lesson on...

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Love Hurts

Love Hurts

Someone posted a quote from someone on Facebook years ago that rolled around in my head for quite some time.  The quote was long but basically said that true love doesn’t hurt, that love is the only thing in the world that does not hurt. This immediately didn’t sit...

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Thankfulness

Thankfulness

A Sunday morning sermon message immediately caught my attention when I read the title, “Being thankful at all times and for all things.” I immediately circled the word “for” and knew I was going to get a little worked up. The key verse that was used was Ephesians...

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Lemons To Lemonade

Lemons To Lemonade

I’m currently taking a class at our local college, I guess because I’m old and still think I can learn new tricks! One of our first assignments was to give a 3–4-minute speech telling the class something about us. Man, how do I fit ANYTHING about myself in 3-4...

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Waiting….

Waiting….

Waiting….this is one thing that I am HORRIBLE at.  I truly believe that I have some form of ADD.  It’s nearly impossible for me to just “wait” for anything.  I’m a doer by nature and when I want something, I go make it...

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Go. Set. Ready

Go. Set. Ready

I need to start out this blog/journal entry with a disclaimer that nearly all of it I'm stealing from a devotional that a friend sent to me that came out of "Draw the Circle:  The 40-Day Prayer Challenge" by Mark Batterson.  It was given to me at a...

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Can People Really Change?

Can People Really Change?

Can people really change?  The simple answer is no.  This is reaffirmed to me again and again.  I LOVE seeing changed lives and I engage in all kinds of activities to try to be the part of witnessing changed lives.  What I’m...

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