Tag Archives: James 1:2-4

Facing Life

“We were put in this world to help each other do both.” ~The Wishing Map “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, knowing that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Producing Pearls in My Sleep

I’ve slept like a rock lately. Which is to say, very badly. (Rocks can’t sleep.) So last night at bedtime, I prayed for blissful oblivion. Result? Brain woke me at 2 a.m., shouting, “Wakey, wakey!” “What? No, Brain, I need … Continue reading

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Bad Luck?

My Friday the 13th Gift Gifs to You (Click on any image to enlarge it, or to start slide show) Some Thoughts on Bad Luck Calvin: “You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.” ~Bill … Continue reading

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Thank God for Trials?

    “Consider it all joy, my brothers and sisters, when you fall into various trials,  because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Allow perseverance to finish its work, so that you may become mature and … Continue reading

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