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The Joys of Motherhood

  No-one ever warned me about how difficult it is to raise children.  It is one of the hardest things I have ever done but also the most rewarding.  But to be honest, it has not always been a joy.  There was a time when I hated motherhood and felt burdened by my responsibilities.  I […]

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The Best Gift

Shout and rejoice, O beautiful Jerusalem, for I am coming to live among you. Many nations will join themselves to the Lord on that day and they, too, will be my people. I will live among you, and you will know that the Lord of Heaven’s Armies sent me to you. Zechariah 2: 10-11 God […]

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Light is Sweet

“Light is sweet, and it pleases the eyes to see the sun. However many years anyone may live, let them enjoy them all.” Ecclesiastes‬ ‭11:7-8‬ ‭ Life is short, make it sweet ☀️

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Freedom Friday

It is better to listen to Jesus for yourself and form your own thoughts and opinions about him. Pilate listened to the people and then he listened to Jesus. Pilate listened to both sides and made his own decision. He concluded that Jesus was good and innocent of any wrongdoing. If you want to know […]

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Finding The Good

I was planting some flowers and dug up this lil guy. It got me thinkin’ about how much happiness these lil underground creatures bring people when a fish takes a bite of one on a hook! I mean if a worm can create joy, certainly a cicada can too! Maybe they’d be good fishin’ bait […]

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Nothing Else Matters

The only thing that counts is having confidence in what we hope for and being sure that it will happen! And until it happens we are to be patient and kind. We are to be polite and truthful. We are to protect it and never give up on it! We are to be trusting. We […]

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How Much More….

Perhaps we should be more like the persistent widow who spoke out against injustice and wore out the ear of the unjust judge who eventually granted her request. John 18:1-8 The Lord loves justice for all but his heart is especially near the fatherless, the widows, the lonely and the imprisoned. If an unjust judge […]

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Believe: Christmas Devotions

Day 17: Pure Love Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.  This is the first and greatest commandment.  Matthew 22: 37-38 As you wake up to the sight of a fresh blanket of white snow, appreciate the beauty and wonder of how little […]

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Believe: Christmas Devotions

The Good News: Day 1 The blind receive their sight and the lame walk, lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, and the dead are raised up, and the poor have good news preached to them.  Matthew 11:5 There is hope for all who believe in Jesus! Jesus is willing and able to heal the […]

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Only Jesus

Only Jesus is our source of true joy.  Jesus promises joy for us now and for all eternity.  His joy is independent of our circumstances.  The joy found in Jesus is complete. Thank you Jesus for the promise of joy when we live with you.  You are the only true source of happiness and satisfaction.  […]

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