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    Hit Delete on Negative Thoughts

    *Updated 7/24/18 – Originally posted Aug 25, 2013 “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.” Philippians 4:8 KJV Philippians 4:8 is one of my favorite verses… it tells us exactly what we should “THINK” about. Think about things that are… – True – Honest – Just – Pure – Lovely – Good Report Everything else that does NOT fit into these categories needs to be “DELETED“ from our minds.  (Yes, just like you clean up your phone…

  • 3 Siimple Ways You Can Offer Praises to God
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    3 Simple Ways You Can Offer Praises to God

    Admit it!  You really like to hear praise after you do something for someone else.  It may not be your motive for helping, but it’s nice to know they are grateful and thankful for your help. It seems that it’s in our human nature to crave praise.  Because God has made us in His image (Genesis 1:27), I can imagine how very pleasing it is for God to hear our praises given to Him. Here’s 3 simple ways you can offer praises to God: 1.  Share your own testimony of what God has done for you. Therefore will I give thanks unto thee, O LORD, among the heathen, and sing…

  • It's time to have the courage of Esther the Queen
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    Wake Up! It’s Time to Have the Courage of Esther the Queen

    NOTE: I first wrote this post October 14, 2015. I find it more fitting than ever and a good time to repeat it’s prompting to be read. Do not live in a fairy tale bubble… It’s time to wake up! In fairy tales it seems that the heroes never die…they miraculously conquer whatever misfortune they may face. In such fairy tales… Cinderella escapes her cruel Stepmother and marries the Prince to go live in the Palace. Today there are many heroes of faith who do not live the fairy tale life. Many have sacrificed their lives because they would not reject the name of Christ. These are REAL HEROES who…

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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…

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    How to Break Bad, Ugly Habits

    Have you ever considered that bad habits are just like dirty smudges on our face? We may not think about our bad habits that often, but when our family and loved ones look at us, they’re forced to peer at the smudges we’re wearing. A bad habit that we have is often quite apparent to others…and sometimes we nonchalantly wear the same old dirty smudges year after year because we don’t put any effort into changing or cleaning up our act. Are bad habits sinful? First, know this… there’s NONE of us who are perfect. We ALL have our struggles. I will admit that I have my own weaknesses that…