Tag Archives: Philippians

Shine Like Stars

“Do not be afraid to be different from other people. The path I have called you to travel is exquisitely right for you. The more closely you follow My leading, the more fully I can develop your gifts. To follow … Continue reading

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Are you content in your own skin?

Do I always rejoice? Am I continually thankful for what comes my way — always? That’s easy to answer: No! Should I be? Yes! The Apostle Paul, inspired by God, writes in the book of Philippians that I should be … Continue reading

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Trouble with anger issues?

Last evening in our writer’s group, we discussed many things. One issue that continued to pop up involved emotions in the media and in people groups in general. It seemed to us that many people harbored anger. Some were angry … Continue reading

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2 steps to Decision Making

Wrestling with a decision?  — 2 steps to help make that decision: Seek to discover God’s will. Meditate in order to seek answers and direction. Come aside by yourself and quietly wait before God. “Be still and know that I … Continue reading

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Traditions, part II

   I do miss not seeing the faces of those loved ones no longer living here on earth. They are missed incredibly more during holiday seasons and special events. It’s okay to recall those fond memories of days gone by, … Continue reading

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Persistent Dandelion

One lonely dandelion braves the fall frost. Winter encroaches not far behind, yet a burst of yellow flower and green stem still stands tall. Colored leaves from nearby trees gently fall and nestle near the vibrant, persistent soldier. Most would … Continue reading

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Healthy thinking

“As a dog returns to its vomit, so fools repeat their folly” (Proverbs 26:11).   Time to ask myself…do I continue to repeat my foolishness? Am I as ignorant/senseless as a dog? Do I keep doing what I know isn’t healthy … Continue reading

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Erratic like a hummingbird?

Green Violetear (Wikipedia) Sitting on our deck after dinner, my husband says, “Don’t move—the hummingbird’s back!” I glance at the reflection in our glass slider and see the feeder and colorful hanging flower. Then I see him hovering, deciding whether … Continue reading

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Tending to the gardens in my life

Tending to the garden.  It takes time and energy.  A few years ago I didn’t even plant a garden.  My excuse was that I live in a condo and there’s no room. But that’s all it was: an excuse.  Since … Continue reading

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Trilliums and Lily of the Valley

As I walk this morning, I’m reminded of the changing seasons. I spy six happy trilliums in a patch nestled among numerous lily of the valley flowers. It’s almost as if they lift their white heads to say, “Look at … Continue reading

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