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9 Tips for Creating a Habit of Prayer

I think we all wish we prayed more. We know it’s a good thing. We know more time in God’s presence has only positive effects. But we still struggle with it so much, don’t we? Here are nine tips to help make prayer a habit. RECOGNIZE YOUR NEED FOR HIM. I’ll get to the more [...]

By |2023-03-08T15:40:21+00:00March 8th, 2023|Encouragement|0 Comments

Walking Counts When It’s Hard to Run Your Race

via Everything about me looked like I was a serious runner. Leggings, earbuds and my cellphone armband communicated to all onlookers that I was in the habit of exercising regularly. The elastic in my pants firmed up my otherwise wiggly cellulite, making me appear more toned. I felt good, looked the part and had [...]

By |2023-01-19T14:19:40+00:00January 19th, 2023|Encouragement|0 Comments

When Family Gets Messy

via Growing up, my family was one big mess. Fighting. Arguing. Yelling. Crying. And eventually, a lot of forgiving. During the early years, especially before we knew Jesus, it seemed like the holidays were always the worst. If ever there is a place to learn about forgiveness … to practice forgiveness … to struggle [...]

By |2023-01-19T14:18:28+00:00January 19th, 2023|Encouragement|0 Comments

Post Holiday Fatigue? 4 Scriptures to Help Restore and Renew

via After weeks of whirlwind holiday planning and activities, the holiday season has come to an end. Anyone else feeling less-than-energized? If so, you’re in good company! When post-holiday exhaustion hits, it can be difficult to find motivation. Care to join us for some much-needed rest and rejuvenation? Here are 4 Scriptures on rest and restoration to help guide [...]

By |2023-01-19T14:14:08+00:00January 19th, 2023|Encouragement|0 Comments

How to Simplify Your Life This Year

via You might say it every year, or this may be the first year you’ve realized things are getting out of hand. A busy schedule and cluttered life are getting in the way, and it’s time to do something about it. If you’re feeling weighed down, dump some of your stress. This year, make [...]

By |2023-01-19T14:12:20+00:00January 19th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Ways to Show Love this Year

via God loves everyone—and He calls us to do the same selflessly, without expectation of something in return. Love is given utmost importance in His Word. We are expected to love God with all our heart, soul, and mind—and to love our neighbor, too. What is love? The ‘Love Verse’ at 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 [...]

By |2023-01-19T14:10:53+00:00January 19th, 2023|Encouragement|0 Comments

3 Questions to Ask Before Offering Advice

via Her Facebook post was meant to be humorous, not a solicitation for advice. Instead, it was meant to be a comedic head-nod to all the new-year weight-watchers who were already weary of salad — which was just about everyone. Thus, she posted a hilarious quip from her recent class on weight and healthy [...]

By |2022-08-05T19:03:41+00:00August 5th, 2022|Encouragement|0 Comments
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