How Courage Happens

And courage is not what I imagined. Courage did not feel like being brave or having superhero strength. Instead, it was weakness and being frightened and still doing what I imagined would kill me. It’s thinking, “If I must die, I must die.” Courage is picking up stones in the face of giant-sized fear. Courage is believing, “may it happen to me as you-God–have said.”

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The Perfect Gift

God loves us so much that He sent us the perfect gift. In a tiny baby, we were presented the gift of life and love. There is nothing you and I have to do to receive this gift. We don’t have to straighten up our lives and put on our best behavior. No, all we have to do is say, “Yes, I want Jesus.” Then, we unwrap the greatest gift of all.

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12 Healing Prayers for Loved Ones

When time and distance separate us from loved ones, our heart aches, especially during the holidays. But when a loved one, a family member, our children or friends are not well or hurting, that distance grows, and their difficulty becomes ours. In these times, prayer is our comfort.

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Loss and Gain

Losing to Gain

But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of

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Thank you for stopping by to read the blog. I pray you will find a word or two that encourages. That is my goal here–that you be encouraged to live abundantly and know that you are loved by God, and by me.

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