Take Hold of the Faith You Long For by Sharon Jaynes
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Take Hold of the Faith You Long For

By Sharon Jaynes – I was alone, or at least I felt that way. Women huddled in happy clusters chatting about first one thing and then another. Some propped babies on their hips. Others clutched Bibles in their hands. Most wore smiles on their faces. I wore one too. But

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Reflections of the road to 50
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Reflections on the Road to 50

The reflections I have made from a life lived well and to the utmost can be summed up by these words. Love, peace, God, joy, Mom, wife, family, excellence, pride, humility, friendship, sisters, health, faith, future, happiness, sadness, laughter, travel, Mario, CJ, Nannie, encouragement, mentor, marriage, lifetime, spiritual, friend, boss,

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A Mother's Love
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Lynn Mosher

A Mother’s Love

“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” So said Milton Berle. Don’t you love that? But as we all know, a mother can do ten things at once, right? She must do all and be all to her children: nurse, chauffeur, economist, counselor, laundress, chef. As the

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Mom’s Abundant Life
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Mom’s Abundant Life

By Kathleen Cooke – It must have been well over 100 degrees and the car lurched and sputtered as my dad pulled it to the side of the desert road that summer’s day. Our family bright yellow station wagon had given out and we were several miles from the next

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National Observance National Day of Prayer
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National Observance – Watch It Live on May 5, 2016

Join Rep. Robert Aderholt, Dr. Tony Evans, Rabbi Jonathan Cahn, Mrs. Shirley Dobson, Rep. Louie Gohmert, Senate Chaplain Barry Black, House Chaplain Patrick Conroy, Dr. James Dobson, Anne Graham Lotz, Veritas, Dr. Dick Eastman, Dr. David Butts, Rev. John Bornschein, and more for the 65th annual National Day of Prayer

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Follow Me
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Lynn Mosher

Follow Me!

By Lynn Mosher− “Let’s play follow the leader!” Remember saying that? We’ve all played that age-old game. Running around the yard, doing exactly what the leader did. As you played that game years ago, could you have imagined saying it many years in the future but in reference to your

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Marion Pyle

God’s Gift of Supernatural Vision

By Marion M. Pyle− Have you ever found yourself in a desperate situation? Do you know what it feels like to have the odds stacked against you? Have you tried everything to overcome hardship only to end up exhausted and hopeless? There are times in life when every road seems

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The Power of Loving Well
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The Power of Loving Well

By Carol Doyel – God has been moving powerfully in me lately, stirring my heart, tenderly revealing deep things to me – sadly some of the things that He has revealed in me are not so good. Please don’t get me wrong, I’m not talking about condemnation – but in

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Mountains and Miracles
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Sarah Meece

Mountains and Miracles

By Sarah Meece – “You are the God who performs miracles; you display your power among the peoples.” Psalm 77:14 Certainly, all of us have faced our share of hills and valleys in our lifetimes. But occasionally, those hills can become mountains when we are faced with difficulties that we

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The Barren Fig Tree
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The Barren Fig Tree

By Kyle Butt, M.Div. – Upon encountering the story of Jesus cursing the barren fig tree, the average Bible student is slightly taken aback by the “strangeness” of the events that occur. Mark’s account records the story as follows: Now the next day, when they had come out from Bethany,

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Diving Boards & Trampolines, Amy Layne Litzelman
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Amy Layne Litzelman

Diving Boards & Trampolines – Excerpt

By Amy Layne Litzelman− During my college years I traveled with a group of friends to a lake house for the weekend. My friend’s family owned a boat and they all loved to waterski. I, on the other hand, knew nothing about the sport. It came my turn to try

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Aleathea Higginbottom

The Road Less Traveled

By Aleathea G. HIgginbottom – Someone said something to me the other day. They said, some of us are different in the eyes of the masses. We are not like everyone else. I said in response that different is the road less traveled. In other words, being different can be

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Thy Kingdom Come, Thy Will be Done
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Lynn Mosher

Your Kingdom Come

By Lynn Mosher− “May Your kingdom come soon.”Matt. 6:10a NLT Kingdom…the territory subject to the rule of a king. Kingdom is rule, dominion, royal power, kingship, and sovereignty. But what is God’s Kingdom? It is the rule of God upon a heart. Paul said, “For the kingdom of God is

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when you commit your ways to the Lord
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Carol Doyel

When You Commit Your Ways to the Lord You Will Succeed!

By Carol Doyel – It seems we put a lot of emphasis on New Year’s as a time for new beginnings, fresh starts, and evaluating the past year. Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s important to evaluate our lives, our hearts, and to cast vision as the Word of

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Marion Pyle

Hope and the Heart of Healing

By Marion M. Pyle− Ever wonder just how much our attitude impacts the outcome of an illness? According to Dr. Jerome Groopman, Chair of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the impact is huge. “Hope, I have come to believe,” says Groopman, “is as vital to our lives as the

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You Are a Divine Masterpiece
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Marion Pyle

You Are a Divine Masterpiece

By Marion Pyle – A few years ago, I was living in Melbourne, Australia and went to see the Netherlands Ballet. It had been a hectic few weeks and I was wrestling with the decision as to whether, after eight years of living Down Under, I should continue living there

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He came for failures
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Lynn Mosher

He Came for Failures!

By Lynn Mosher – I grieve when I fail the Lord, when my obedience lacks its first response. But then I remember it was for failures that Christ graced a waiting manger. It was for failures that He breathed His last earthly breath as He hung in disgrace on a

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Christmas Letter
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The Infamous Christmas Letter

I’ve always loved receiving annual Christmas letters from family and friends, especially the far-flung ones. In a pre-Facebook/Skype era, it was pretty much the only way to get caught up on news and major life events. Maybe it was just my particular circle of friends, but never did I receive

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Sandra Glahn

The Hallmark of a Good Gift: Caring Enough To Send The Very Best

By Sandra Glahn− A Christmas Message from Genesis 4 It’s Christmastime—a season when company buffets of roast beef and honey-baked ham end with white elephant exchanges. Elementary schools hold food drives and Salvation Army volunteers patiently wait for their kettles to fill with coins. Icicle lights hang off eaves in

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