• When Love Hurts
    October 30, 2018-We Need Each Other

    Today’s Truth “…and each member belongs to all the others.” Romans 12:5b Friend to Friend A certain expert guide lived in the deserts of Arabia. He was known for his tracking skills and the fact that he...

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  • When Love Hurts
    October 9, 2018-Storm Survival

    Today’s Truth As they sailed, he fell asleep. A squall came down on the lake, so that the boat was being swamped, and they were in great danger. The disciples went and woke him, saying, “Master, Master,...

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  • When Love Hurts
    October 2, 2018-Internal Civil War

    Today’s Truth Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death (Romans...

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  • When Love Hurts
    September 11, 2018-Embracing Faith in the Valleys

    Today’s Truth Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil (Psalm 23:4, NKJV). Friend to Friend The greenest grass is always found in the valley. Shepherds and sheep...

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  • When Love Hurts
    September 5, 2018-Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

    Today’s Truth Matthew 19:14 Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these’ (Matthew 19:14, NIV). Friend to Friend I believe that...

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  • When Love Hurts
    September 3, 2018-Looking for the Good

    Today’s Truth For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works (Ephesians 2:10, NIV). Friend to Friend As an elementary school teacher, I am fairly certain I learned a whole lot more than...

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  • Daily Devotional
    April 27, 2018-And the Children Shall Lead Them

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth So encourage each other and give each other strength (1 Thessalonians 5:11, NCV). Friend to Friend Yep! It is hard to love people who are hard to love. But they are the...

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  • Daily Devotional
    April 6, 2018-The Power of a Gentle Answer

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth  A gentle answer deflects anger, but harsh words make tempers flare (Proverbs 15:1, NLT). Friend to Friend It had been one of “those” mornings and I was behind schedule in preparing to teach the...

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  • November 3, 2017-Are You Ready for the Sandpaper People?

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth “But I tell you who hear me: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you” (Luke 6:27-28). Friend to...

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  • Daily Devotion
    June 27, 2016-Choose Peace Over Worry

    By Mary Southerland— Today’s Truth Give all your worries to Him, because He cares about you (1 Peter 5:7, NIV). Friend to Friend My husband often says there are two kinds of people in the world. Some...

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  • February 29, 2016-The Waiting Room

    By Mary Southerland− Today’s Truth We can rejoice when we run into problems and trials, for we know that they are good for us – they help us develop endurance (Romans 5:3, NLT). Friend to Friend My...

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  • February 16, 2016-Divine Interruptions

    By Mary Southerland− Today’s Truth Then the people brought their little children to Jesus. His followers told them to stop, but Jesus said, ‘Let the little children come to me. Don’t stop them, because the kingdom of...

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