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7†[I am writing] to all who are beloved of God in Rome, called to be saints (Godís people) and set apart for a sanctified life, [that is, set apart for God and His purpose]: Grace to you and peace [inner calm and spiritual well-being] from God o... Read more
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, 3 though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at ... Read more
1[a]Do not worry because of evildoers,
Nor be envious toward wrongdoers;
For they will wither quickly like the grass,
And fade like the green herb.
Trust [rely on and have confidence] in the Lord and do good;
Dwel... Read more
I will start right off with a disclaimer: You may not see the full meaning of this post until the end. Now donít go looking to the bottomÖbe patient.
Let us begin in Proverbs 2:
Proverbs 2Amplified Bible (AMP)
The Pursuit of Wisdom Brings ... Read more
Over, Under or Through
Now we all have options when it comes to how we get from place to place, how we accomplish our goals, how we get through this journey called life.
Romans 8:5-9Amplified Bible (AMP)
5 For those who are living according to the flesh set ... Read more
Ability of God
Ephesians 3:20-21Amplified Bible (AMP)
20 Now to Him who is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think [infinitely beyond our greatest prayers, hopes, or dreams], according to His power th... Read more
Superiority of God
Hebrews 1Amplified Bible (AMP)
Godís Final Word in His Son
1 God, having spoken to the fathers long ago in [the voices and writings of] the prophets in many separate revelations [each of which set forth a portion of the truth], and in ... Read more
Greatness of God
1 Chronicles 16:25-36Amplified Bible (AMP)
For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised;
He is also to be feared [with awe-filled reverence] above all gods.
For all the gods of the peoples are [lifeless] i... Read more
Sometimes, life is about just putting one foot in front of the other. Sometimes, it is just breathing.
Take a deep breath. Stop. Now take another. Stop. Now, take one step. You donít have to run. Just move your foot from point A to ... Read more
Met my weight goal-Whoo-hoo!!
It took years, but finally today, I met my weight goal. 103 is me! I feel better than I have in years. My knees don't ache anymore. I am more active than I have been in years. I play with my grandkids. My blood pressure is 98/63. My cholesterol... Read more
What do you do if you accidentally eat something you think tastes tainted?
Recently, we purchased a precooked chicken, came right home and began to eat it. The first leg, I thought to myself, "this tastes funny." I shrugged it off to not r... Read more
Only the present is clear.
Parts of the past have faded,
Becoming a blur.
The future flows by shimmering like an ocean wave.
For its' momentary existence.
No amount of rushing can bring tomorrow now.
No amount of ... Read more
Glory to God
I really do need to give God the glory in my weight loss journey because he was with me every step of the way. He encouraged me to keep on trying. At the point where I was really ready to give up he gave me a vision of how far I'd come. With onl... Read more
Blessed be thou, O Jehovah, the God of Israel our father, for ever and ever.
11 Thine, O Jehovah, is the greatness, and the power, and the glory, and the victory, and the majesty: for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is thine; th... Read more
Light has long been a symbol for good and darkness for evil.
About the time that God was commanding Moses regarding the plagues of Egypt, there is one particular plague in Exodus 10 where darkness falls upon Egypt for the space of three day... Read more