Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Gift of Faith-filled Friends

“If your friends don’t work out, you gotta get them to work out…you’ve got to be the good influence. If you can’t influence them to be healthy, get new friends.” Those words were spoken by a fitness instructor on an … Continue reading

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Waiting For the Lord

One day the Lord impressed me with a fact. So much of the anxiety in my life has had to do with waiting—especially waiting for answers to prayer. Since then I’ve thought a lot about waiting. I’ve discovered that waiting … Continue reading

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Embracing God’s Will

Years ago when I first heard of Dr. James Dobson of Focus on the Family, I remember he spoke often of two kinds of children: the strong-willed child and the compliant child. In looking up the word strong-willed recently, here … Continue reading

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Sweet Surrender

     I’m still thinking about surrender. As I contemplated the subject this week, the Lord brought these words to mind: “sweet surrender.”        That’s what God desires from me. He doesn’t rejoice when I obey through gritted teeth. What … Continue reading

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