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the “I” syndrome

I want to be the best Christian I can, so I strive to obey the law — “But I need something more! For if I know the law but still can’t keep it, and if the power of sin within me keeps sabotaging my best intentions, I obviously need help! I realize that I don’t…

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light vs. darkness

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hid.” Matthew 5:14 be a light in the darkness Don’t give up! Those who give up do so because they are living according to their own strength, according to what their natural eyes see, and according to what their emotions dictate.…

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The Morning Altar

Good afternoon Dear Hearts I’ve had something on my heart during the past several days that I need to share with you. As some of you know my computer died a few days before Easter. While I was deciding if buying a new one, so I could continue with my blog and Contentment Cottage II…

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the headlines

Grace and peace on your day Dear Hearts This morning let’s talk about fear. It is something we’ve all been offered as a daily diet in the headlines for over a year now. Some have accepted fear and some have refused it, and some have waivered back and forth between fear and faith moment by…

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grow in grace

Grace and peace on this terrific Tuesday Dear Hearts This morning I’ve been looking at Peter’s thoughts on grace. 1 Peter 1:2 God planned long ago to choose you and to make you his holy people, which is the Spirit’s work. God wanted you to obey him and to be made clean by the blood…

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microwave miracles

“Don’t allow the chaos of the world to settle within you. True miracles happen everyday, even if the news doesn’t show it. Choose for yourself peace and light, even though you know that wars and darkness also exist. Appropriate what’s good for you.” We are bound to thank God always for you, brothers, as it…

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be a light

Jesus Teaches about Salt and Light 13 “You are the salt of the earth. If salt loses its taste, how can it be made to taste like salt again? It is no good. It is thrown away and people walk on it. 14 You are the light of the world. You cannot hide a city that is on…

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are you content?

Would you take more? Some are satisfied with just getting by. They call it contentment but if you offered them more, they would take it. They would take a happier marriage. They would take better health. They would take successful children. They would take a job that they enjoyed and paid them more. They would…

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be relaxed

Grace and peace on this Lord’s Day Dear Hearts. ❤ Today I am reminded: “This is why the Scriptures say: Things never discovered or heard of before, things beyond our ability to imagine—these are the many things God has in store for all his lovers.” __1 Corinthians 2:9 (TPT) “He has made everything beautiful in…

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keep your heart

Grace and peace on this Terrific Thursday Dear Hearts. ❤ This morning I’m sifting through my Bible looking for references to my heart. Why? Because a beautiful Christian woman I admire says, “Your heart–in your Bible–speaks of your mind, your will and your emotions!” I’ve known for some time that I am a spirit, I…

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