• Quit Being Passive!

    Did you know that lions spend a lot of their time passively watching what’s going on around them but doing nothing?  It’s only when they need something badly enough that they rouse themselves and act. In 1...

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  • The Cycle of Abuse… and a Question: Does a Christian Husband Have the Right?

    When Dan slapped Wendy for the first time, both of them were shocked. But after it happened repeatedly Wendy saw that there was a typical cycle. Here’s some information every woman needs. The abuse cycle has seven...

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  • Do You Have a Lonely Place?

    From: Out of Solitude, by Henri Nouwen – Being and Worth A life without a lonely place, that is, a life without a quiet center, easily becomes destructive. When we cling to the results of our actions as...

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  • I Can’t Do That. . .Or Can I?

    Sometimes life is full of “I Can’ts.” It’s much easier to quit than try. Below is an excerpt from chapter eight of my book, “I’m Too Young To Be This Old,” where I share a time when...

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  • Jesus the Healer and Women

    Ever since I taught the Gospels of Matthew and John when I was a teaching leader with Bible Study Fellowship, I’ve loved looking at how Jesus relates to women. I want to share some quick thoughts from...

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  • Why Slow Down?

    Because living with too much on your plate has a negative effect on your life: Physically: studies show that running on adrenaline (which is the chemical that powers your ability to keep going) is harmfulto your health...

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    Will You Still Love Me When I’m. . .

    A woman reading I’m Too Young to Be This Old commented, “In chapter four, you asked the question that often I want to ask my husband: Will you still love me when I’m. . .and then I...

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    Eight Qualities of a Model Believer

    Reading l Thessalonians recently, I was struck by a phrase the Apostle Paul made in the first chapter of this book. He said that the believers in Thessalonica were a “model” to all the other Christians in...

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  • Nine Keys to Thriving Through the Holidays!

    Did you know that Thriving is an attitude? It’s a choice? It’s a perspective on life that enables you to look up, even in tough times? And it’s a way of living that God wants for you?...

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  • Why Can’t HE Be More Like ME? – Excerpt

    The mega-millions spent by celebrity couples like Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries or Katy Perry and Russell Brand on their lavish, exotic weddings failed to guarantee long and blissful marriages. And it’s increasingly apparent that most celebrity...

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  • Eight Ways to Beat the Blues at Christmas

    By Poppy Smith – Instead of a houseful of kids and their little ones running around laughing, crying, playing with toys and sneaking treats, this year my husband, Jim, and I will be home alone for Christmas....

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