Love Thy Neighbor

It's a decision really, the choice to love your neighbor,your friend, your family, yourself. There are many people who you cross paths with in the span of your life. The cashier, the UPS man ( hello Amazon), the beggar, the church member. Are you leaving a legacy of love? You cross paths with yourself every day. Do …

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Satan’s Burn

  Charred. Scorched. Ashen. Painful. Searing. Blackened. Malodorous. These are the effects of a burn. Varying degrees of pain and damage occur when the human body is burned. Burns can be as minor as a small blister or as severe as death. Satan enjoys seeing our spiritual wounds when he takes aim with his fiery darts. Darts …

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The Other Mary

The word "other" appears on almost every standard form. A generic box to check when your options do not fit into a category. Though it may be generic, it is still a label. Life labels us many things. "The fat kid", "the mean girl", "the nerd", "the alcoholic", "the drug addict", it's a never-ending list. A …

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The Pondering Mary

  The book of Luke, chapter two, verse nineteen tells us the following: But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart. Mary did two things specifically in this verse that need to be noted. She kept. She pondered. Mary was engulfed in the moment. Having just received the account from the …

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God in a Junk Drawer

Yes, you read that title right. Of course we could never imagine putting our precious, Heavenly Father in something that holds birthday candles and twine. How highly we think of ourselves. Well sister, get your ladder and come down from that pedestal. I'll wait. Here is a  news flash. Not only do we put God in …

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With One Accord

Have you ever noticed that a bad day is usually not just one isolated incident? It is a collection of many moments of pure "badness". Yes, I have actually cried over spilled milk. Only because of the 20,000 things that went wrong before that. The ability to properly rationalize things becomes weakened when Satan is …

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