November 2015 Final Issue
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Tag Archives: 2015-Aug

Power In Parable Series (5 of 7)


This is an invitation to journey through the parables. This will be a series that runs over the course of many issues. Please click here  for all the articles in the Power In Parable series.   Jesus was masterful at telling a story (parable) ...

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When The World Goes Crazy


I don’t know many things. But if recent events have taught me anything, these two things I know: We live in controversial times. Our world needs Jesus. We’re reminded of this need with each new legislative ruling and celebrity moral ...

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Better Than Laundry


“Okay, Jon, now try it on your own.” I’ve heard that encouragement as I learned to ride a bike, catch a fish, read a book, paint a room, or any other one of the hundreds of tasks and skills and ...

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Dream On


The other night, one of my mentors took me on a tour of an old building he plans to renovate. As we walked through the dilapidated building, he told me of his plans to rebuild. He spoke with great joy ...

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Accountability Brings Clarity


My husband, Pat, has carried a pedometer in his pocket for years, and once I saw the commercial for the Fitbit fitness tracker, I decided it might make a great birthday gift for the guy who isn’t always easy to ...

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Tis So Sweet To Trust


I am humbled today. Humbled at the fact that the same God who tells the seas where to stop and who commands the morning sun to appear loves me with an everlasting love. The same God that laid the foundation of the earth ...

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How To Beat Discouragement


Have you ever wondered why you get so upset when things don’t go as you’ve painstakingly planned? You may be thinking, “That’s a stupid question; it’s normal to be upset when things don’t turn out like we want them to. ...

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Victoria’s Artwork


I call these the “Jesus on the Beach Series” because each setting and caption reminds me of the peace that comes from those two things…Jesus, and the beach. Lately, God’s been teaching me what it means to be loved and pursued by my Creator. ...

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Lap Lanes


Recently, while swimming laps, I began to formulate life lessons from my morning workout. The practical tools I’ve learned from proper pool etiquette often mirror everyday situations in life. Lesson #1 – Be Aware of your Boundaries It’s important to ...

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