Category Archives: encouragement

God, me and the key

Yesterday, Murphy seemed to have moved into our home and car.  My husband left for work, leaving behind the keys and other tools he needs to run the service desk for a major grocery store chain.  Thankfully, we had just … Continue reading

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Your Laughter Sounds Like Tears

Long before God got my attention, I laughed a lot. Thing is, I was a mess.  I was trying desperately to hide the emotional scars from verbal, physical and sexual abuse, and I was not successful.  You’ve probably seen some … Continue reading

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God comforts us so we can comfort others

Have you ever thought about how God created a comfort chain?  First He allows you to endure hard times and then comforts you.  He doesn’t stop there, though.  He works through you so that you can comfort others in their … Continue reading

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Suffering, God and You

God is teaching me much about suffering.  Did you know it’s actually an honor to suffer for righteousness’ sake?  Philippians 1:29 indicates and confirms that.   Philippians 1:29(NKJV) 29 For to you it has been granted on behalf of Christ, not … Continue reading

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God, Spiritual Abuse, and You

Yesterday, someone contacted me in tears because she had been cast out of a group and unfriended on Facebook.  God had sent her across my path the day before, and we were setting the groundwork for her to begin counseling … Continue reading

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Be God’s instrument of blessing today and every day

Hi spiritual family. Do you live Matthew 25:31-40? Do you provide food, clothing and shelter for those who need? Do you do so on a regular basis like we are exhorted in James 1:27? Here in the US, we are … Continue reading

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Do you expect a miracle?

Romans 8:28(NKJV) 28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.   Matthew 6:33(NKJV) 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, … Continue reading

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