• Birthing Pain
    Birthing Pains – A Memory Never to Forget

    My husband and I were out walking by a large pond in our neighborhood. We live in the Low country of South Carolina and our ponds are full of alligators as well as other reptiles and amphibians....

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  • Perfect Day
    The Perfect Day

    When my children were small we lived on the marsh in southeast Georgia. Our backyard overlooked the eighth fairway in Osprey Cove, a neighborhood located in St. Mary’s Georgia. Our home had a large, two-story window in...

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  • Encouragement
    The Power of Encouragement

    They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.  Psalm 112:7 NIV The diagnosis comes. It’s devastating: a year, possibly two, maybe as many as 5 at best. Now what?...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    August 17, 2018-Boomerang of Encouragement

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    June 12, 2018-The Hope Button

    By Arlene Pellicane— Today’s Truth  “Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope…” (Lamentations 3:21, NIV).  Friend to Friend  Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a hope button? Something you could just press when you...

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  • Chainsaws, Rosebushes, and Other Detriments To Marriage

    By Kimberly Rae –  My mother has always loved rosebushes. I think perhaps her favorite was a climbing rosebush that grew right outside the kitchen window of my small, childhood home in Jacksonville, Florida. It started out...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    March 6, 2018-He is Faithful

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Therefore encourage one another and build each other up (1 Thessalonians 5:11). Friend to Friend The red bird gently landed on the tree branch in front of the kitchen window.  Carla gasped...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Daily Devotions
    September 15, 2017-Love at First Fight

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Therefore encourage one another and build each other up (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NIV). Friend to Friend Like all relationships, the marriage relationship has a certain dynamic. If one person changes, then the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Daily Devotions
    August 22, 2017-That One Lost Sheep

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another (Romans 12:5). Friend to Friend Sometimes it is the little things that really get to me....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Daily Devotion
    August 18, 2016-Let’s Be Encouragers!

    By Mary Southerland− Today’s Truth Your love has given me great joy and encouragement, because you, brother, have refreshed the hearts of the saints (Philemon 1:7, NIV). Friend to Friend I recently read about an African tribe...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • October 29, 2015-The Power of One Word From You

    By Sharon Jaynes− Today’s Truth Gracious words are like a honeycomb, sweetness to the soul and health to the body (Proverbs 16:24 ESV). Friend to Friend I was wandering around the tourist area of the Leaning Tower...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Broken no more
    Broken No More

    By Jeanie Waters– I think the reason that my favorite movies are those movies of personal comebacks is because they tell the story of a real life person that gets their own comeback. They defeat the odds,...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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