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When Life Is a Struggle

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There are times when this journey called life is a struggle. And not just the pits and valleys. In a sense, life is a long journey upward, upward to heaven. There are times when taking that next step can seem like the hardest thing ever. Even if it’s only getting out …

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Continue the Journey

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Continue the Journey has been my tag line since I first became serious about writing and printed my first business cards. It stems from my debut novel, Journey to Riverbend. But there’s more to it than just a gimmick to remind people about the book. (Did I mention my first …

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Making Changes

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I’m a bit of a control freak. Depending on whom you ask, the word ‘bit’ could cover a very wide spectrum. Sometimes it’s a good thing, like when I edit others or myself. I want the work to be perfect. Sometimes it’s not, like when I freeze over making a …

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When God Changes Our Plans

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Several years ago, I had a plan, and I was living it out. I planned to work my second career for a Christian ministry until I retired and then enjoy a life of leisure. I was also writing as a side gig. Even I knew better than to quit my …

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10 Rules for a Happy Life Part 2

Today, I am proud to present the conclusion of the article from Dave Willis of Marriage Today. His article discusses ten rules for a happy life. I pray it blesses you as much as it blessed me. 10 Rules for a Happy Life Part 1 Be an encourager; not a …

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Ten Rules for a Happy Life Part 1

Today, I am excited to present the first part of an article from Dave Willis of Marriage Today. His article discusses ten rules for a happy life. The first 3 are in this blog. The rest will be posted next week. I pray they bless you as much as they …

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Is Money Dangerous?

“One of the dangers of having a lot of money is that you may be quite satisfied with the kinds of happiness money can give, and so fail to realize your need for God. If everything seems to come simply by signing checks, you may forget that you are at …

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Seizing the Day

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Are you like me? Does every day start with a list of things that have to be done? Many people can get through their day with a mental checklist. I’m not one of them. I need my written list. After it’s written, it needs to be prioritized. And then stuff …

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What Legacy Are We Leaving?

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Often when we think of legacy, it’s in terms of what are we leaving behind us materially. We can’t take it with us. We never see a hearse followed by an armored car filled with gold. We wonder are we leaving enough to support our families. Or are we burdening …

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Stewardship Comes with Responsibility

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When most of us hear the word stewardship, we often think of increase. Luke 19 tells us of a servant who was put in charge of a certain amount of silver. When the king returned and asked for an accounting, this servant reported, “I invested your money and made ten …

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