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    Making Wise Investments as Christian Women

    Shakespeare once said, “We cannot all be masters.” There is truth in what he said.  We cannot all be named among the best piano players, the best writers or painters, or even the best cooks or gardeners. We can; however, be the BEST as being US. YOU can be the best at being YOU! God made each of us with different personalities and different gifts to use. And here’s something else You and I can do… We Can be the Best INVESTORS! We can be the best investors in our TIME… We can be the best investors in our HUSBANDS… We can be the best investors in our CHILDREN… We…

  • Devotional image: How to Have a Peace of Mind
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    How to Have a Peace of Mind

    As you are well-aware, there is much turmoil and violence in the world. You cannot travel around the world, in search of peace, and find it. Without overwhelming you as a “bearer of more bad news,” I will only give you THREE quick statistics (particularly in the U.S. where I live), demonstrating that our world is highly deficient in peace, as we so desperately need. “In the U.S., youth homicide rates are MORE than 10 TIMES that of other leading industrialized nations.” (*statistics presented by peacealliance.org) “It’s estimated that 16.2 million adults in the United States, or 6.7 percent of American adults, have had at least one MAJOR depressive episode…

  • Ten Bible Verses to Combat Discouragement
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    Ten Bible Verses to Combat Discouragement

    When someone mentions the Israelites from Bible times, we often remember their complaining spirit and how much it displeased God. Did you know that a complaining spirit stems from a heart of ungratefulness? To make matters worse, a heart of ungratefulness will lead us to a state of discouragement. Despite all that God had done time and time again for the Israelites, they always found more reasons to complain. Because they failed to see God’s goodness is the valley of hard times, they soon forgot all that God had done for them, and consequently found themselves discouraged… “And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea,…

  • 5 Bible Verses that will boost your confidence
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    5 Bible Verses That Will Boost Your Confidence

    Building confidence in yourself is very much encouraged by the world. “You can achieve anything you want if you just believe in yourself,” they say. Grievously, I have to warn you that there is a danger and pitfall in teaching our young people to put all their confidence in themselves. SELF-CONFIDENCE, according to the dictionary, means “a feeling of trust in one’s abilities, qualities, and judgment.” Many young people and adults instill so much confidence in themselves, that they start to feel indestructible, relying on no one but themselves. Later, this can bring a life of misery and stress when we carry all the load ourselves. I have to admit…