• When Love Hurts
    November 22, 2018-Thank God for My Dirty Floor

    Today’s Truth For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor gave thanks to him, but their thinking became futile and their foolish hearts were darkened (Romans 1:21). Friend to Friend A friend told...

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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 3 years ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    July 5, 2018-A Different Kind of Gratitude

    By Holley Gerth— Today’s Truth Give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! His faithful love endures forever (Psalm 106:1, NLT). Friend to Friend The sky outside is a dense, soaked grey today. It reminds me...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • The Pursuit of Happiness

    By Chris Libby— This March 20th, make your world a happier place with acts of kindness. This year will mark the fifth anniversary of the International Day of Happiness, a holiday declared by the United Nations to...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    November 23, 2017-Gratitude Changes Everything

    By Sharon Jaynes— Today’s Truth “Give thanks in all circumstances” (1 Thessalonians 5:18 NIV). Friend to Friend Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and so I’ve been thinking about gratitude a lot lately. What is it? When...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Daily Devotional
    November 21, 2017-When You Want More Joy in Your Life

    By Sharon Jaynes— Today’s Truth O magnify the LORD with me, And let us exalt His name together (Psalm 34:3 NASB). Friend to Friend As we’re headed into Thanksgiving, I’ve been thinking a lot about gratitude. Gratitude...

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  • Daily Devotions
    October 16, 2017-Rediscovering Wonder

    By Melissa Spoelstra— Today’s Truth  “And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the...

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  • Daily Devotion
    March 7, 2017-You Can Count on the Promises of God

    By Mary Southerland─ Today’s Truth I will give thanks to Your name for Your unfailing love and faithfulness, because Your promises are backed by all the honor of Your name (Psalm 138:2, NLT).  Friend to Friend I...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • December 13, 2016-How to Shrink Your Problems

    By Sharon Jaynes─ Today’s Truth Give thanks in all circumstances (1 Thessalonians 5:18 NIV). Friend to Friend I want to see God today. Don’t you? What I’ve discovered is that there is nothing that will shut my...

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  • Daily Devotion
    December 5, 2016-Did You Know You’re Contagious?

    By Sharon Jaynes− Today’s Truth Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! (Philippians 4:4 NIV). Friend to Friend Have you ever noticed just how contagious grumbling is? Someone complains, and the next thing...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • How to Be Happier in 5 Minutes

    By Vanessa Sheets— Hint: It has nothing to do with affirmations. You worked hard raising a family and saving for retirement. Now that the kids have launched and you’re finally done paying for college, you’re ready to...

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    Why Cancer No Longer Needs To Be a Death Sentence

    By Marion Pyle− There are times in one’s Christian walk when a trial hits so hard it brings you to your knees. That happened to me in 2012 when my husband was suddenly diagnosed with deadly bladder...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    “Write Your Injuries in the Sand and Write Your Favors in Cement” – Anonymous

    By Pamela Reynolds – “Why should we think upon things that are lovely?  It is because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    The Power of Gratitude

    By Pamela Reynolds – “Life’s not about waiting for the storms to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” BJ Gallagher/Mac Anderson It has been a while since I last wrote a post. I have...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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    Things We Take for Granted

    By Pamela Reynolds – “Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.”  Aldous Huxley I was thinking about how many little things are done for me by others. It made me realize what a...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Can Gratitude Actually Improve Your Health?

    By Carol Doyel – Gratitude seems to be a popular topic these days and I’ve noticed a number of articles in the media about the benefits of gratitude. Personally, I would describe myself as a grateful person....

    • Posted 9 years ago
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