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Archive for May, 2009

I AM

If you are to accomplish what you desire in life, you must live your life from a position of strength and assurance. Assurance is the same as faith. “Now faith is the assurance that what we hope for will come about and the certainty that what we cannot see exists.” (Hebrews 11:1—International Standard Version) Furthermore, […]

May 30th, 2009
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MEMORIAL DAY PRAYER

Dear Heavenly Father, In the name of Jesus, we come to You so grateful for all You have done for us individually and as a community. This Memorial Day, we remember all who have gone before us—all who paved the way for us to enjoy the freedom we enjoy. We are so thankful for Your […]

May 25th, 2009
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BE DISENGAGED AND DELIBERATE

When you are too fixated on the end product, you weaken your focus and hinder the chance of realizing your goal. Our family hiked 10 miles in and out of the Grand Canyon several years ago. The children were young enough to be fascinated by everything around them yet old enough to take responsibility for […]

May 25th, 2009
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TAKE TIME TO STOP

“The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, He said to them, ‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest. ‘ “So they went away […]

May 22nd, 2009
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RESPONDING TO MY CHILDREN

When my children feel anxious, grieved, angry, or are in trouble, my heart cannot rest.  My mind races a mile a minute as I try to figure things out.  I want to fix them or the situation so they can be happy again.  What is wrong with this picture? I believe a lie.  I believe that all my children must […]

May 19th, 2009
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PRAYER FOR OUR CITY

Papa God, my decision today is to intentionally choose to focus on what is good, lovely, true, kind, peaceful, healthy, and pleasing to You. I choose to take time to meditate on Your goodness, generosity, love, and healing. I choose to listen to the good about others today. I choose to focus on what is […]

May 17th, 2009
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TAKING OFF THE DISGUISE

I recently listened to TD Jakes speak.  He spoke about the hidden baggage we carry.  He illustrated this point by walking around the stage with several suitcases slung over his shoulder and one he rolled behind him. He spoke about the types of baggage that are a burden to carry.  He mentioned the baggage of […]

May 16th, 2009
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