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Strength For Our Children

Strength For Our Children

By Jennifer Lynch As a mother, you want to do everything you can to protect your baby. You take every precaution to keep them safe. But with everything that happens in the world, we can’t always protect our children. However, we can love them, snuggle with them, and...

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Holiday Rest

Holiday Rest

Here is what God showed me later that same year after I hit my overload. He graciously shed light on my out of control addiction to busyness. God knew I wanted to change. He knows I still need to change. He is continuing to teach me how to look to Him before I say “yes” to activities which will require time and energy.

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The Winter Blues

The Winter Blues

With so much busyness either on its way or already here, it’ll be important to make time to take care of ourselves. Maybe one thing our weary souls need most right now is to rest in the arms of a loving Savior, the true reason for this amazing season.

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Nothing is Impossible: Guarded Heart Ministries

Nothing is Impossible: Guarded Heart Ministries

"For with God nothing will be impossible” (Luke 1”37). This is the verse that drives Luanne Botta, founder of Guarded Heart Ministries, both in life and in ministry to women and teens. Luanne came to know Jesus at 22, after spending time in the party scene. Several...

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In The Power of Christ

In The Power of Christ

Yes, parenting is demanding, but your children need you so much in these years, even if they act like they don’t want your opinion or rules. They are desperate to feel safe and your rules make them feel safe and make them feel loved, no matter how much they challenge you.

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Wait

Wait

Even in our walk with Jesus, the waiting sometimes becomes bothersome. We wait for when He will come back again and clean up this mess! We wait for “peace on earth,” which incidentally won’t come until the former happens. We wait for the time when we will finally stop making the same silly spiritual mistakes, and we often wait impatiently for OTHERS to just ‘see that we are right.’ Yes, sometimes we wait unrealistically! We wait for eternal rest, so we wait… and wait… and wait.

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What Does Church Have To Do With It

What Does Church Have To Do With It

By Sydney Fowler Every kid dreams of one very special day: the day they go off to college. As much as that may hurt parents, it’s understandable. Who wouldn’t be excited at the thought of finally moving out of your parents’ house? It’s a rite of passage in a sense. It...

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Freedom in Worship

Freedom in Worship

By Sena Hagedorn When I was in Junior High, my mom switched churches. Growing up, the normal was for mom to take her five kids to church every Sunday. My Father was a farmer and would attend on holidays. You could say he was a "creaster" (someone who only attends...

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Lost in Space

Lost in Space

By Anonymous Disconnection from dysfunctional relationships can leave you feeling like an umbilical cord has been cut. Suddenly you are without touch points to tell you who you are, where you are and how you feel. Suddenly you are in a vast space that is void of any...

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