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Three Steps to Living Securely

…in a world of uncertainty. Crisis. Seems like everyday we are faced with a new crisis or uncertainty. Tossing and turning, sleep eludes me, as I get caught up stewing about events I can’t control. So what is the answer? Do I shut off the news reports?  I know I want to “bury my head in the sand” and keep to…… Continue reading Three Steps to Living Securely

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Welcome as Christ has Welcomed Us

In Welcome Starts in the Heart  we looked at what Paul said about how we are to welcome another…with strong, surrendered, servant and scripture-filled hearts. In this post we will look at how Christ has welcomed us. STRONG HEART Remember the question in the previous post about the OBLIGATION we have to bear the failings of the…… Continue reading Welcome as Christ has Welcomed Us

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The Art of Noticing

Who ever thought “noticing” was an art?  I did not, until I started researching the subject for an upcoming women’s event at church. I was surprised by the number of books and articles written about the importance of noticing. There is even a Harvard summer school class on the “Art of Noticing”. This post will consider…… Continue reading The Art of Noticing

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God’s Blueprint for FORGIVENESS…

The third in a series ( Blueprint for a Perfect Relationship and God’s Blueprint for Relationships: Love) Remember that apology your Mom forced you and your siblings to give each other after yet another childhood fight…one that was grudging given and half-heartedly accepted? On a good day you would go back to playing together. On a bad…… Continue reading God’s Blueprint for FORGIVENESS…