Live as a Child

Live as a Child

I thought about Matthew 18:2-4 “He called a little child and had him stand among them.  And he said: “I tell you the truth, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore, whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” There are many implications for the verses. I will share with you one area where I often find myself frustrated. I am learning to listen…

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What the Future Holds

What the Future Holds

I was telling a friend of mine that I am totally surprised by my life right now. If someone asked me did I see myself where I am right now years ago; honestly, no. So many things in my life are not even a part of the original plan or even the plan I had 5-10 years ago. I have lived long enough to realize I really have no idea where my life is going. I do know who I am…

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Good Enough

Good Enough

NIV 2 Thessalonians 2:13 But we ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters loved by the Lord, because God chose you as firstfruits to be saved through the sanctifying work of the Spirit and through belief in the truth. It is so amazing to me that God chose me before I ever chose him. He knew everything I would do in my entire life good and bad yet He chose me. He  knew how many times I would call on…

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90 Second Test

90 Second Test

Below are 10 simple questions that will take all of 90 secibds to answer.  Grab a piece of paper and answer the questions as quickly as possible. Normally the first thing that you think of is the correct answer. You will see answers below but feel free to choose your own if it is different. (1) What thing have you sacrificed most for? *             Your children? *             A successful career? *             Maintaining Friendships? (2) Who is there in your life that…

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Johann Goethe Quotes

Johann Goethe Quotes

Quotes from Johann Goethe Great thoughts and a pure heart, that is what we should ask from God. There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image. Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean. Men show their character in nothing more clearly than what they think laughable. The hardest thing…

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