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Blessed to be a Blessing

“It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). But it is also a blessing to learn how to receive. Many of us spend our lives blessing ourselves–striving to make sure all of our own needs (real and … Continue reading

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“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” ~C. S. Lewis Wishing You a Happy–and Grateful–Memorial Day!

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Mixed Blessings

Part Two: Oil and Water (To read Part One, click here) Now, about that woman I was “destined to marry”… I was leading the performing artists group at a large church in Southern California. There was a creative intellectual in … Continue reading

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Have you ever committed yourself to something without realizing it would permanently alter the course of your life? Blessing or curse? ~from Thoughts at the end of The Wishing Map, Episode 25

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