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Heart Awareness

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“Cast all your anxiety on Him, because He cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7   What stress do you have in your life?  I know I’ve got my fair share and more especially at work these days.  I recently went to see my cardiologist (doesn’t every lawyer see one?).  I’ve had these symptoms before, but […]

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Unfailing Faithfulness

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Scripture:  The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I will hope in him.” – Lamentations 3:22-24 (ESV)   One of the most comforting assurances in our lives is the […]

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The Sparrows

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Scripture: “Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?” – Matthew 6:26   I “retired” a few months ago from my duties as one of the core members of the […]

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Selah 

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Scripture:  “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. (Selah) There is a river whose streams make glad the […]

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This Is The Day

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Scripture:  “The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.” Psalm 118:24 (NIV) Do you ever wake up just before your alarm goes off in the morning?  I’ve done that now for several months. Unconsciously, I’m anticipating the alarm, and I’m not fond of it. We call it exactly […]

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Spiritual Paddling

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Scripture:  “Haven’t I commanded you? Strength! Courage! Don’t be timid; don’t get discouraged. God, your God, is with you every step you take.” – Joshua 1:9 (The Message)    “If you want to stay in the raft when we go through the rapids, you gotta remember these three things,” our guide explained, except I can […]

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Out of Order 

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SCRIPTURE: “Beloved be certain of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day….But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in which the heavens shall pass away with great noise, and the elements shall melt with […]

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How is Faith Built?

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Scripture: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change, though the mountains shake in the heart of the sea; though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble with its tumult.” – Psalm 46: 1-3  What is Faith and how […]

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God’s Constant Protection 

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Scripture: “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 The summer before my freshman year began like any other summer. I spent time with my friends, went to […]

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Dropping Fears of What Others Think

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Scripture:  “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”– Philippians 4: 6-7   I am a big people-pleaser and usually always […]

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