How Good do I have to be to get into Heaven?

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Many years ago, as a born-again Christian I used to attend a church that seemed to emphasize that I was going to Hell unless my decisions on what I would do or not do is according to God’s Word. I would sit in the pews and feel very nervous about

When You’re not Looking…it will Happen?

Findinglastinglove

Have you ever been told that if you aren’t looking for a significant other, that’s when it happens? I’ve always believed the assumption that if I don’t look for someone then I’ll never find them. Then I really started to analyze that way of thinking after failed relationships and remembered

How can I feel Safe in this Life?

How can I feel safe in this life

Looking at my life I wondered if I had ever felt safe? I remember feeling safe when I was a child in my home. The safe feeling my parents gave me while growing up and I never wanted for anything that I needed. During my adulthood, I had the safe

Election Hate 2016

election hate 2016

Why is it hurting America more than we Realize? Election hate of 2016 is still occurring after the election of our new President Donald Trump.  Some of us are very happy over the results and others are continuing to exhibit hate.  Some individuals that clearly are not happy with the

Middle of the Road Christians

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Many are middle of the road Christians in the church, so what’s the big deal? What is a middle of the road Christian? It is a Christian who is not necessarily hot or cold toward Christ.  They go to church but never really live life with real purpose toward God.

Dream Come True!

In order to have your dream come true, do you ever want something so bad that you almost put your life on hold until you achieve it?  For example it could be a number of things such as another car, home, job, location or relationship, etc. I used to feel

Christian Divorce – Is it Right?

christian-divorce

A Christian divorce is usually looked down on by other Christian friends. Fellow church goers and friends may know your ex and wonder how you could ever divorce when he or she seemed so nice. Or that a divorce could happen between two people when it is stated that God

How to Stop Being a People Pleaser

People pleaser

What is a “people pleaser?”  It is someone who thinks that they need to please others even when it isn’t right for them.  Imagine having someone ask you to marry them and you did because you didn’t want to hurt their feelings.  Yes that is pretty extreme but it may

Hell is for Real?

hell is for real

The Bible states that there are two places for us to go when we die.  Heaven is one place that is beautiful where people are now Christ-like and enjoy more happiness and beauty than they will ever see here now.  It is not a place of boredom, but a joyous

God Opens Doors When Doors Slam Shut

God Opens Doors

There was a time in my life a long time ago where I felt so bored and no sense of purpose.  Soon doors were starting to slam and at the time the new open doors seemed frightening to enter.  Many familiar doors were closing behind me and I forged ahead