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Exercising My Faith

One of my goals for 2012 is “Exercise More.” As I’ve been thinking about how to do that, the idea of exercising my faith more came to mind. A verse from Scripture says: … bodily exercise profits a little, but … Continue reading

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Freedom From Demanding My Own Way With God

Years ago at a wedding, a phrase from the love verses stood out as the pastor read them.  Love does not insist on its own way. (1 Corinthians 13:5 TLB) That day I saw how many of the troubles in … Continue reading

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Resolutions for 2011

This week I’ve been thinking about resolutions. I’ve bypassed the common ones like “getting down to ____ pounds by eating better” and ones that center on breaking other bad habits. This year I’m more focused on spiritual goals. In fact, our … Continue reading

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Freedom from “It’s Pointless” Thinking

“It’s pointless.” Too often that’s my attitude toward work–whether it’s housework, yard work, my paying job, my writing, or other work for the Lord.  The reason I reach that conclusion is I have expectations surrounding work. It’s when the results of my labor don’t match … Continue reading

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