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Identifying Spiritual Tests

Consider it wholly joyful, my brethren, whenever you are enveloped in or encounter trials of any sort or fall into various temptations. Be assured and understand that the trial and proving of your faith bring out endurance and steadfastness and patience. But let endurance and steadfastness and patie ...
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Are you in a season of testing?

I love Daylight Savings Time. My internal clock always seems to know when it’s time to adjust our clocks for maximum productivity! Of course, in the fall, the first couple of days are tough as my internal clock still thinks it’s supposed to wake up at 5 am...I mean 4am. That’s exactly what hap ...
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Willing to Enjoy the Process

“We tend to view the goal as the goal, but in God’s economy, the process is the goal. It’s not about what we’re doing at all; it’s about who we’re becoming in the process.It’s not about doing great things for God; it’s about God doing great things in us.”Mark Batterson, Draw the Ci ...
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As you may know by now, I love HGTV and the DIY network.  Early Saturday morning I was watching the DIY marathon of Yard Crashers (to get inspired and motivated to get to work on my own yard crash, I guess!). Anyway, a commercial flashed by for Rescue My Reno hosted by John DaSilvia. I've never wat ...
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Never lag in zeal and in earnest endeavor; be aglow and burning with the Spirit, serving the Lord. Romans 12:11My husband and I just celebrated our anniversary: 30 years thank you very much! When I fell in love with him at age 16, I thought I knew what love was. I didn't have a clue. Any of you who ...
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ME: Honey, can you fix the closet door?HUSBAND: Sure. Not right now… You know, we need a running list of things that need to be done around here...ME: That’s a great idea.TO MYSELF: (Does he really not know that I have a running list of things that need to be done, in my head which I can recite ...
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"If then you have been raised with Christ , aim at and seek thethat are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. And set your minds and keep them set on what is above (the higher things), not on the things that are on the earth." (Colossians 3:1-2)"I've never seen it quite this ba ...
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How to Grow a Great Idea

Every organization has one: the idea person.The person with the storehouse of ideas they bring with them to every meeting. Their creative nature looks at every plan and project through the lens of “what could we do better?” These “idea geeks” (as I like to describe myself and those like me!) ...
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"Never lag in zeal and in earnest endeavor; be aglow and burning with the Spirit, serving the Lord." Romans 12:11 I'm a self-proclaimed "idea geek." Basically this means I start at least 50% of my sentences with "Hey, here's an idea...." At which point those around me grow quiet and ...
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Sue Brage

words for weary hearts