Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Giving Thanks Repost

Thanksgiving Day has passed, but I’ve been impressed in recent years that giving thanks and expressing gratitude is to be an everyday pursuit. I confess too often I complain about circumstances in my life rather than looking for reasons to … Continue reading

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Repost of Praising My Way Through Grief

Lately, I’ve been going through a time of grieving. This grieving does not have to do with the death of a loved one, but the seeming death of dreams I’ve had for loved ones. Some days I feel the more … Continue reading

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Time In Prison Repost

Not long ago, I spoke with the man I mentioned in a blog I first posted on October 7 2017. Once again, he spoke if engaging in a battle dealing with chronic pain. Rereading that blog reminded me as I … Continue reading

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I Will Call Upon the Lord

In a recent blog, I wrote about being rescued by God and how calling out to God facilitates that rescue. I confess too often I don’t call out to God when hard times come. One reason is that I’m feeling … Continue reading

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God As Rescuer

Today, I feel in need of rescue. Too often I’m busy at rescue attempts concerning others, but they are failed missions. Yet in the midst of these, I’m reminded God doesn’t promise to help me rescue others, but He does … Continue reading

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Tearing Down Strongholds-Part 2

At my weekly Bible study recently, we broke into small groups and were instructed to pray about our issues and listen for and write down God’s answers. I prayed about the strongholds of food and TV. After praying, one friend … Continue reading

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Tearing Down Strongholds: Part 1

I never used the word “stronghold” before I became a Christian. But in one week not long ago, I heard two pastors talk about strongholds. Although I thought I knew about the concept in Scripture, these two pastors gave me … Continue reading

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