• Grace
    Touched by Grace

    Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the...

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  • Love
    Love and the Art of Give and Take

    One day my 9-year-old was playing violin outside a small shopping plaza. She’s done this before and it’s common for people to watch for a while and then throw some money in her violin case. But this time,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Grateful for Grace

    My pastor joked this week that when children have a birthday, their mothers should get all the presents! After all, it’s the mom that does all the hard work of carrying them, birthing them, and caring for...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Preparing Your Family for a Gracious Holiday Season

    As the leaves begin to deepen their hue, the cooler winds bring in the holiday season. During a time of cheer and good company, it’s easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of endless celebrations. The...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    February 15, 2018-Is Your Past Still Tripping You Up?

    By Gwen Smith— Today’s Truth But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead. (Philippians 3:13b, NIV) Friend to Friend It spoke to me as I strolled down the check out...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Daily Devotions
    June 23, 2017-When Your Mind Convicts You

    By Kelly Balarie— Today’s Truth  For sin shall no longer be your master, because you are not under the law, but under grace (Romans 6:14, NIV). Friend to Friend  I pulled my steaming hot coffee close and stared into...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Lavished In His Grace

    In these cold winter months, my hands are so dry. I am constantly putting lotion on them to soothe the dryness. It seems that no matter how much lotion I lather them with, they soak it up...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 10 Things as Christian Women We Can Do To Save Our Families
    10 Things We Can Do as Christian Women to Save Our Families

    By Carol Doyel– I think we can all agree, as Christian women our greatest desire is for our loved ones -our husbands, our kids and our “children’s children,” to have a personal relationship with the Lord. To...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Daily Devotion
    November 21, 2016-When Grace Is Complicated

    By Gwen Smith− Today’s Truth Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place?He who has clean hands and a pure heart…(Psalm 24:3-4a, ESV) Friend to Friend As of last...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Rocks of Remembrance: Building altars to our anger keeps us stuck

    By Rita Schulte – Mary had been married six years and had two children when she and her husband first came to see me for counseling. Her husband seemed like a nice enough fellow, but he was...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    From Rags to Riches

    By Kim Chaffin – Annie is a Broadway musical based on the popular Harold Gray comic strip, “Little Orphan Annie”. It is the story of a little orphan girl who is desperately looking for her parents. After...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    We May Have to “Face It” but God Will Not Forsake Us

    By Jeanie Waters − The longest darkest time of our lives started on 12-30-11 at the passing of our 24 year old son Zach Waters to prescription drug overdose. We have been through many things in our...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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