Crafting a Gracious Christian Life

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Where is God in our Adversity?

Right now, there are hurting people all across our country and all around the world. Homes have been lost. Lives have been devastated. Innocent people have been victimized. Families are grieving over the loss of loved ones. People are suffering and hurting and trying to make sense of what is happening. Most of them never expected… Continue reading Where is God in our Adversity?

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THE END IS NEAR!

The END is here again? Yes, it is predicted once again that on September 23 the world will end. Hearing this prompted me to do a Google search on the end of the world. I guess I am not surprised by the results. The end of the world is a popular subject. Do you remember these… Continue reading THE END IS NEAR!

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4 Things You Should Do Every Day

This lesson will surprise you. It did me. 1)        Do something for God. I know what you are thinking. Do those things we are taught to do over and over, pray, read your Bible, go to Church, give, etc. But, those are things that are for us. Those are things that strengthen us in our… Continue reading 4 Things You Should Do Every Day

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Too Many Pockets

I have too many pockets. It doesn't seem possible. I have lived by the old adage, "A place for everything and everything in its place." I considered myself organized because everything had a place. Recently, however, I realized I was forgetting which thing goes in which place.  How very sad! I do love organization and… Continue reading Too Many Pockets

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Diets to Remember!

I, like countless others, have gained and lost many a pound over my entire lifetime. I once sat down and tried to list all of the 'diets' I tried over the years. Besides the name brand diets, Jenny Craig, Weight Watchers (I lost 60 lbs. on Weight Watchers) Slim-Fast, NutriSystems, etc. there were these fad… Continue reading Diets to Remember!

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Building Material for a Gracious Christian Life

It matters what we believe. Have you heard about "Fake News?" "Fake News" is nothing new. Since the dawn of time, someone has always been trying to get someone else to believe a lie. My kids were experts at this. My daughter manipulated her brothers by telling them, "Mom said." What they believed changed their… Continue reading Building Material for a Gracious Christian Life

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5 Blessings of a Journal

One of the most enriching things I have ever added to my Amazing Christian Life, is that of keeping a journal. 1)        Sermon and Bible Study Notes As any student will tell you, taking notes is essential to learning material. Taking notes during a Pastor's message helps to keep our minds from wandering and helps… Continue reading 5 Blessings of a Journal