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.

How to Stop Being a People Pleaser

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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

What a Relief that He Is Everything

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What a relief to know that I am blessed to have never ending grace. Times when I wished I could have more of what this world offers, Jesus came knocking on the door of my heart. He is always there to give me hope to trust He is doing all

How to Plan for the Best Results

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They always say fail to plan, plan to fail.  Well I’m guilty of doing that and when I didn’t plan I always felt like I had no direction.  I was just relying on chance or luck to get me where I needed to go.  Yes, I would experience one situation

Lessons Learned by Being Open

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Looking back at my life, why wasn’t I more open to God’s lead then?  Why didn’t I listen when all I did is what I thought would be best for me?  Too many years have gone by…if only I had been more open to what His calling was for my

Why Should I Share When I Feel Selfish?

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I think it’s great when I see little children freely share their toys with others.  I remember when my son was around nine years old and I gave him a Birthday party.  All the children that attended received little gift bags with small toys and candy during the party.  One

Why I Welcome Strangers

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It is always a good idea to make strangers feel welcome whenever we meet someone. The Bible points out many times that this is the right thing to do.  Not only is it right, but it comes back and we are rewarded in many ways! “Anyone who receives you receives

How I Notice God’s Powerful Love

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I noticed today how beautiful the blue sky is coming through the clouds. All the changing shapes, colors and swirls of the cloud formations are much like what our lives are like.  Each day brings a new adventure, a new opportunity.  A new day filled with seeing things in a

Turn Loose!

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I was imprisoned by my lack of understanding before I was free to turn loose of my worldly way of thinking.  Many people misunderstand the meaning of being a “Born again Christian.”  Some think that they are going to be restricted in their fun and happiness. They don’t want to

What First Impression do I Leave?

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When meeting people, what first impression do I leave ?  Do they know I’m a Christian or do they not know?  If someone that I’ve known for quite awhile, would suddenly say “Oh I didn’t know your were a Christian” that would bother me.  It would make me wonder what